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New Enterprise Bill to help small businesses settle late payment disputes

20 May 2015

In his first speech as Business Secretary, Sajid Javid has announced that a new Enterprise Bill aimed at tackling problems faced by small businesses will be brought forward and included in the Queen’s Speech. 313 more words

Is David Cameron Set To Change The Way YOU Pray Salah?

After being re-elected as prime minister, David Cameron has picked up where he left off and is pursuing and grappling with muslims again, only this time he isn’t being pulled back by the lib-dems. 473 more words

Current Affairs

New Business Secretary vows to reform strike rules

Sajid Javid, appointed as Business Secretary in the new Conservative Government, has announced that ‘significant changes’ to public sector strike laws will be included in the Queen’s Speech. 357 more words

Housing charity Generation Rent calls for a Queen's speech on housing

The housing charity Generation Rent has released a report demanding that the new Conservative government should call for a Queen’s speech on the current housing problem in London. 126 more words


Magna Carta event at the #playhouse with #EdwardFox reading

Playhouse event

UPDATE: Piece in the Salisbury Journal

On Monday, June 15, celebrated actor Edward Fox will read extracts from Magna Carta at Salisbury Playhouse as part of a panel discussion investigating the relevance of the historic document today…

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The State Opening of Parliament, May 27, 2015

Image: Parliamentary copyright

The State Opening of Parliament  takes place May 27, 2015, in one of London’s busiest and most popular tourist areas – Westminster.  If you’re visiting London with kids and will around Buckingham Palace or the Houses of Parliament the morning of May 27, this is an event full of royal pomp and tradition you won’t want to miss. 412 more words


Once the election results are in, how do we decide who forms the government?

Robert Hazell summarises the process of government formation that will begin tomorrow.

By Friday morning we should know most of the election results. Assuming the polls are proved correct, with Labour and the Conservatives each having around 270 to 280 seats, and both well short of a majority, what happens next? 902 more words

Elections And Political Parties