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Government announces £2bn 'jobs revolution' for unemployed young people

1 hour ago   |   Herald Scotland

MORE than £2bn is to be spent creating thousands of jobs for unemployed young people to help the country recover from coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak to unveil 'kickstart jobs scheme' for young people

1 hour ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

The £2bn pledge for the young unemployed will be part of the chancellor's proposals outlined on Wednesday.
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For care workers across the UK, Boris Johnson's comments were an insult | Mark Adams

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

During the coronavirus crisis, the sector has suffered from a woeful lack of PPE, testing and clear government guidance Mark Adams is CEO of Community Integrated Care , one of...
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A Neo-liberal Curriculum Won't Teach a True History of Wales

7 hours ago   |   Click on Wales

“I feel so sanguine that were self-government granted to Wales she would be a model to the nationalities of the earth of a people who have driven oppression from the hillsides...
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The Conservative Party Conference will take place this year - online

7 hours ago   |   Conservative Home   |   2 articles

Amanda Milling and Ben Elliott have written to Party members as follows: “Following discussions with our partners we have decided that the Conservative Party will host a...
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Windrush: at least five who applied for compensation die before receiving it

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Figure revealed by home secretary highlights concerns about slowness of compensation scheme At least five people have died before receiving the Windrush compensation they had...
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Frontline workers in UK set to pay extra tax for Covid-19 tests

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Rishi Sunak is told treating employer-bought tests as a ‘benefit in kind' will deter key worker checks and reduce pay Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Welcome to Johnson's alternative reality - where care home workers get the blame | Marina Hyde

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The prime minister oversaw the discharge of 25,000 people into care homes without coronavirus testing. But not by his account Can it really be three months ago that Matt...
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Ros Altmann: What Ministers should do to ease the plight of small landlords

11 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Baroness Altmann is a Conservative peer. Around eleven million people in England live in private rented housing. Covid-19 has caused considerable anxiety for many tenants who...
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UK coronavirus live: anger grows over Boris Johnson's care home comments

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

PM accused of trying to shift blame for high death toll after saying ‘too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures' Fury as Boris Johnson accuses care homes over...
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Rishi Sunak budget announcement: When is the Autumn Budget 2020?

Rishi Sunak budget announcement: When is the Autumn Budget 2020?

RISHI SUNAK will determine Britain's financial future in the upcoming Autumn Budget as the country emerges from the coronavirus lockdown which has ravaged the economy. Read more ...

SNP savaged for failing to recognise funding in Commons row 'incidentally...

SNP savaged for failing to recognise funding in Commons row 'incidentally forgotten'

AN SNP politician was savaged in the House of Commons for failing to recognise the £57million Scotland will receive through the Barnett formula. Read more ...

EU to impose FULL Brexit border checks from January 1 despite 6 month grace...

EU to impose FULL Brexit border checks from January 1 despite 6 month grace period from UK

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Brexit victory: Boris Johnson's EU trade talk tactic to pay off as Brussels...

Brexit victory: Boris Johnson's EU trade talk tactic to pay off as Brussels bloc to cave

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Remainer Philip Hammond ordered to be 'silent' after warning about loosening...

Remainer Philip Hammond ordered to be 'silent' after warning about loosening EU ties

REMAINER ex-chancellor Philip Hammond has been told to be silent on current affairs after he issued a warning over the UK loosening ties with the European Union. Read more ...

EU splintering: Brussels must learn two critical lessons or ‘risks further...

EU splintering: Brussels must learn two critical lessons or ‘risks further decay'

THE European Union must learn two huge lessons from the coronavirus pandemic which is wreaking havoc on the eurozone's economy, a British political scientist has said. Read more ...

Matt Hancock slaps down Jonathan Ashworth after Labour chief dubs Boris...

Matt Hancock slaps down Jonathan Ashworth after Labour chief dubs Boris Johnson 'crass'

MATT HANCOCK slapped down the Shadow Health Secretary during a fierce House of Commons clash. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon shamed: 600 Scottish schools not inspected for a decade or more

Nicola Sturgeon shamed: 600 Scottish schools not inspected for a decade or more

HUNDREDS of primary schools in Scotland have not been inspected for a decade or more, figures reveal. Read more ...

Ex-Labour MP told to pay taxpayer £3,835 for breaking rules to sway 2019...

Ex-Labour MP told to pay taxpayer £3,835 for breaking rules to sway 2019 election result

FORMER Labour Party MP Laura Pidcock has been ordered to pay nearly £4,000 back to the British taxpayer after being found guilty of abusing parliamentary expenses for political... Read more ...

Micheal Martin panic: Irish leader's 'honeymoon over' as crisis hits...

Micheal Martin panic: Irish leader's 'honeymoon over' as crisis hits Varadkar replacement

IRISH Taoiseach Micheál Martin is facing a huge backlash from members of his own party who are outraged they have not been allocated ministerial positions in Ireland's fragile... Read more ...