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Oye! News from England
The government have announced the council funding grants for 2015-16 on Thursday and indicated that English councils will face an average cut of 1.8% in their overall spending power.
The local government minister, Kris Hopkins has said the settlement for 2015-16 was “fair for all parts of the
European Union’s Supreme Court ruling on Thursday has called British visa system for the family members of EU citizens illegal.
This is another blow to the U.K. government’s efforts to limit immigration. And it came after the EU judges were ruling over the case of Sean McCarthy, a British and
Al-Sweady public inquiry report into Iraq detainees abuse claims has concluded on Wednesday that British soldiers did mistreat nine Iraqi detainees following a fierce battle in May 2004, but allegations of murder and physical torture made against U.K. military were the product of “deliberate
The Church of England has announced to appoint its first ever female bishop on Wednesday, choosing Cheshire vicar the Reverend Libby Lane as the new Bishop of Stockport, ending centuries of male leadership following a historic change to its rules.
The post for Bishop of Stockport in
Leader of the House of Commons William Hague has proposed four options on Tuesday designed to introduce ‘English votes for English laws’ in Parliament for the sake of “fairness” by involving only English MPs to have their say in legislations affecting just England.
The set out options would
Labour leader Ed Miliband has outlined a firmer immigration policy with tough measures on Monday as he vowed to crack down on employers who are exploiting the migrant workers by paying them less than Britons.
During a speech at Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, Mr Miliband has told that a future
U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage and the comedian turned activist Russell Brand engaged in clash during a heated debate over immigration at Question Time on Thursday night.
Brand, 39, has claimed that immigration should not be held responsible for the current problems in Britain.
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