• Tue. Jun 18th, 2024

UK government

  • Home
  • Reflections on another disappointment of an Autumn Statement

Reflections on another disappointment of an Autumn Statement

Another Autumn Statement, another disappointment. This week Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled the contents of the annual financial plan to very little fanfare. In a week that saw former PM David…

How should Labour respond to the cabinet reshuffle?

Sunak has shaken up his cabinet of goonies, sacking one of the four horses of the apocalypse only toreplace it with another. But what can Starmer and his band of…

“When I said I would stop the boats, I meant it.” – PM determined to go through with Rwanda plan, despite Supreme Court ruling

On 15 November, the UK Supreme Court unanimously ruled the government’s scheme to send refugees to Rwanda as unlawful. The Supreme Court pointed out the risk of asylum seekers being…

From Braverman to Cameron – what is going on?

Braverman’s removal from cabinet to Cameron stepping out the Land-Rover at Downing Street has sent shock waves around the country. It seems impossible to tell which has gathered more attention,…

UK Government grants 27 new North Sea oil and gas licences

The UK Government has granted 27 new North Sea oil and gas licences. Environmental groups have criticised the decision, highlighting the detrimental impacts on the environment. Philip Evans, a campaigner…

Judges in England and Wales told to delay sentencing as prisons reach maximum capacity

Reportedly judges had been ordered to delay the sentencing of rapists and burglars as the country’s prisons were full, according to the Times. The UK’s prison population currently lies at…

Rishi Sunak rolls back on climate commitments

On Wednesday 20 September, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a rollback on several key green targets which has split opinion within the Scottish Government. The change in policy includes a…

Gender Reform Bill Blocked, Why?

Another divide between the Scottish parliament and the UK government has slammed the rights of the trans community across the UK. A protest was sparked after a rift formed between…