Women’s safety is at the heart of Labour’s agenda, the shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, told Jane Martinson in the Guardian as she discussed plans to introduce a watchdog for women’s safety. 181 more words
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There has been much talk surrounding pensions changes lately, following the 2014 Budget and the recent Queen’s Speech. One of the most controversial changes is the potential ban on the transfer from Defined Benefit (DB) schemes to Defined Contribution (DC) schemes. 447 more words
The Ministry of Justice has written to The Christian Institute and confirmed that the new Serious Crime Bill will not criminalise religious parents who teach their children biblical principles. 150 more words
On Wednesday, I spoke in the House of Lords debate on the Queen’s Speech. There has been much made of how ‘light’ the legislative programme is, even if it still contains more than one bill a month for the coming session and carries over five (including the gargantuan HS2 Bill) from the last session.
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