The Driving Licenses And Passports Of Middle-Class Drug Users Could Be Revoked

Boris Johnson has announced that middle-class druggies could be stripped of their passports and driving licences under a tough new clampdown on Class A use. The Prime Minister hit out at ‘lifestyle’ use of Class A by people who believed they were committing a victimless crime by only dabbling at the weekends. He said heContinue reading “The Driving Licenses And Passports Of Middle-Class Drug Users Could Be Revoked”

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A Free Speech Law Is Under Consideration By The Ministers

Ministers are contemplating altering the law to protect free speech after the Appeal Court ruled in support of the Duchess of Sussex in a privacy row against a newspaper outlet. Downing Street said publicly that ministers would study closely a ruling which upheld the High Court’s ruling that Meghan had a reasonable expectation of privacyContinue reading “A Free Speech Law Is Under Consideration By The Ministers”

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The Head Of Moderna Warns That It Will Be Months Before A Specific Jab Is Developed To Combat Omicron

COVID vaccine maker Moderna warned that it will take months to develop an Omicron specific booster jab as Scotland identified three more cases of the mutant strain. Stephane Bancel, chief executive at the Massachusetts based vaccine manufacturer, said he expects the highly evolved COVID variant to cause a material reduction in the effectiveness of existingContinue reading “The Head Of Moderna Warns That It Will Be Months Before A Specific Jab Is Developed To Combat Omicron”

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Keir Starmer Calls Boris Johnson’s Social Care Reforms A Working Class Dementia Tax

Sir Keir Starmer has labelled Boris Johnson’s social care reforms a working-class dementia tax as the two leaders engaged in fierce clashes at PMQs. Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris Johnson of breaking a Tory manifesto promise that nobody would have to sell their homes to pay for care. The Labour leader claimed the Government wasContinue reading “Keir Starmer Calls Boris Johnson’s Social Care Reforms A Working Class Dementia Tax”

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Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS

It was reported that follow up appointments are to be scrapped and patients moved around the country under extreme strategies to tackle the immense NHS waiting list overload. The Health Secretary Sajid Javid is understood to have ordered NHS health chiefs to come up with suggestions to alleviate the backlog. A review will recommend patientsContinue reading “Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS”

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Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test

The Government has announced new guidance to take a lateral flow test before travelling to congested areas to avert a fourth wave this winter. It’s the first time Britons have been asked to take a test before going to high-risk settings, which could include busy stores and town centres. Before people in England were askedContinue reading “Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test”

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The Home Office Orders Councils To Care For Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Councils will be forced to take migrant children into their care systems as Kent gets overwhelmed following a record 4,000 making the perilous crossing this month. Unaccompanied migrant children were previously moved around the UK based on a voluntary scheme to lessen the impact of migrants crossing the English Channel on Kent County Council. ButContinue reading “The Home Office Orders Councils To Care For Unaccompanied Migrant Children”

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Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs

Boris Johnson is facing growing Tory resistance over his decision to water down a new cap on social care costs. Conservative MPs are demanding the Government rethink a change to the Prime Minister’s social care plans which was slipped out last week. Small print relating to the reforms means that means-tested support from local authoritiesContinue reading “Conservative MPs Threaten Rebellion Over Boris Johnson’s Decision To Water Down The Cap On Social Care Costs”

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Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall

Families are being offered up to £1,200 to take their loved ones out of the hospital in a bid to ease a growing healthcare crisis. Last month the Royal Cornwall Hospital declared a critical incident after up to 100 people were waiting to be seen in the emergency department with 25 ambulances queueing outside. LocalContinue reading “Bribes Of £1,000 Are Being Offered To Families In Cornwall”

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Don’t Make Elderly People Choose Between Heating And Eating

MPs have been asked not to make the elderly choose between heating and eating by suspending the pensions triple lock in a Commons vote. The mechanism ensures the state pension increases by inflation earnings or 2.5 per cent, whichever is highest, but the Chancellor wants to delay the earnings link for a year because lastContinue reading “Don’t Make Elderly People Choose Between Heating And Eating”

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