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Schools to get an extra £1.3billion from the government

Schools are to receive an extra £1.3 billion over the next two years, the Education Secretary announced.

Speaking in the Commons, Justine Greening said the Government had ‘recognised’ concerns raised during the General Election about the ‘overall level of funding in schools, as well as its distribution’. 343 more words

UK

The problem with ISIS

The real problem with ISIS is that ISIS are not the real problem.

I wish they were. I wish to God they were. Because the real problem is much, much worse. 1,023 more words

Nearly half of Brits think that tax should be increased

Almost half of Brits think that taxes should be raised.

Yes, really.

According to a major study of social attitudes, 48% of people asked said they backed increased taxes and spending. 301 more words

UK

How to check if your Hotpoint fridge-freezer is affected following Grenfell Tower fire

A faulty fridge started the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed 79 people earlier this month, police confirmed today. 

The Hotpoint FF175BP model had not been subject to any product recall, so the owner was unlikely to know of the threat. 631 more words

UK

Everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask about British politics

Over the weekend, I asked Facebook friends to send me their questions on what’s happening in aftermath of the UK election, which resulted in a hung parliament. 2,238 more words

Politics

The 12th of June 2017 And My First Post on This Blog

WordPress give advice for the use of this page and I quote: “If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it.” 617 more words

Brexit

DUP And Their Nasty Past (And Present)

As the British government goes to the DUP, seeking their support in propping up their sordid administration, we should remember that Peter Robinson, one of the founders of the DUP, was once arrested for his ‘invasion’ of Clontibret, in County Monaghan, when he accompanied a gang of approx. 176 more words

Ireland