Monthly Archives: October 2013

RMT responds to RAIB report into Saxilby track worker fatality

RMT responds to RAIB report into Saxilby track worker fatality RMT general secretary Bob Crow said ” The RAIB report into this appalling tragedy shines the spotlight on the dangers inherent in the current working environment of track workers on … Continue reading

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Harmful Practices Against Women And Girls Can Never be Justified by Religion

Harmful Practices Against Women And Girls Can Never be Justified by Religion UN News Centre, 29 October 2013 – Harmful practices inflicted on women and girls can never be justified in the name of freedom of religion or belief, an … Continue reading

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PCC expenses leak: ‘Whistleblowers need protection’

A union official at the centre of an investigation focused on the leaking of a police and crime commissioner’s (PCC) expenses has called for greater protection for whistleblowers. It has emerged that Irene Brown – who has served as a … Continue reading

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Mehdi’s Morning Memo: Stopping The Press

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 30 October 2013… 1) STOPPING THE PRESS Newspaper and magazine publishers will today ask the High Court for permission to mount a legal challenge over a decision to reject their proposals … Continue reading

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Newspapers in legal bid to stop press regulation charter

30 October 2013 Last updated at 09:54 Share this pageEmailPrint 378 ShareFacebookTwitter Newspapers in legal bid to stop press regulation charter The press wants a judicial review of a Privy Council decision to reject its proposed charter Continue reading the … Continue reading

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Supreme court to make final ruling on Poundland case

Shiv Malik theguardian.com, Wednesday 30 October 2013 05.27 GMT Jump to comments (437) Cait Reilly outside Poundland. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian The UK supreme court will hand down judgment on Wednesday morning in what is expected to be … Continue reading

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Jobseeker’s Allowance – Supreme Court Rules Against Secretary of State

The appeal concerns welfare for jobseekers, specifically the Jobseeker’s Allowance (Employment, Skills and Enterprise Scheme) Regulations 2011 (“2011 Regulations”) and the Jobseekers Act 1995 (“1995 Act”). On ground (i) lawfulness of the 2011 Regulations, the Supreme Court dismisses the Secretary … Continue reading

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