Tag: Politics
about 2 hours ago
scotsman.com

Scottish budget: Vital services could be ‘stopped’ by councils facing funding crisis, finance dir...

Everyday services across Scotland could be “stopped” or “reduced,” with jobs also under threat unless the Scottish Go...

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about 2 hours ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Rishi Sunak breaks silence on Buckingham Palace racism scandal

Mr Sunak said the job tackling racism is "never done".

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about 2 hours ago
scotsman.com

What is the process for choosing a new SNP Westminster leader?

Those still suffering flashbacks from the endless Conservative leadership saga can rest assured – the process for ele...

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about 2 hours ago
scotsman.com

Ian Blackford resigns as SNP leader in Westminster just weeks after challenger 'coup' collapsed

Ian Blackford – one of the most recognisable faces of the Scottish independence movement – has resigned as the SNP’s ...

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about 3 hours ago
thestar.co.uk

Plans to covert former Barnsley doctor’s surgery into flats refused

Plans to convert a former doctor’s surgey into apartments have been refused by Barnsley Council.

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about 3 hours ago
thestar.co.uk

Sheffield community centre worries continue over possible changes to Castlegate regeneration plans

A Sheffield community centre working with vulnerable people remains concerned that ambitious council regeneration pla...

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about 3 hours ago
blackpoolgazette.co.uk

Labour outvoted in Blackpool town hall battle for control

Blackpool Conservatives have won a battle for their members to take control of some town hall committees.

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about 3 hours ago
boston.com

Boston takes step toward lowering voting age to 16 in city elections

The City Council voted 9-4 to advance a proposal that would change the age required to vote in local-level elections....

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about 4 hours ago
devonlive.com

Notorious Exeter rat run set to stay closed forever

Temporary closure of Langaton Lane set to become permanent

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about 4 hours ago
scotsman.com

Scotland strikes: Nicola Sturgeon accused of treating teachers 'disgracefully' over pay row

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of treating teachers disgracefully by playing “one set of workers against another” a...

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about 5 hours ago
boston.com

Photos: Prince William and Princess Kate visit Boston

The royal couple are in town for three days, with Prince William's Earthshot Prize awards Friday. The post Photos: Pr...

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about 6 hours ago
scotsman.com

Nicola Sturgeon accused of treating teachers 'disgracefully' over pay row

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of treating teachers disgracefully by playing “one set of workers against another” a...

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about 6 hours ago
derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Derbyshire County Council leader calls for ban on Albanian asylum applications

Councillor Barry Lewis made the statement while discussing the pressures of the asylum system on local services. v.1

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about 6 hours ago
belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Former head of NI Civil Service says ‘challenge is greater’ now for officials than previous Storm...

The former chief of the Northern Ireland Civil Service has suggested the “challenge is now greater” for officials her...

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about 6 hours ago
bristolpost.co.uk

South Gloucestershire Council green waste collection charges to nearly double amid £29m gap

Staffed library hours would also be cut as part of budget plans

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about 6 hours ago
devonlive.com

Brixham gets new banking hub after High Street giants quit town

'We are looking forward to becoming part of the community and supporting local people and businesses'

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about 7 hours ago
irishmirror.ie

EU President Ursula Von der Leyen heaps praise on Ireland for taking in tens of thousands of Ukra...

She thanked families for “opening their hearts and their homes”

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about 8 hours ago
edinburghnews.scotsman.com

Ian Blackford standing down as Westminster leader for SNP

Ian Blackford has announced he is standing down as the SNP leader at Westminster.

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about 8 hours ago
sunderlandecho.com

Cost of Living Crisis: Sunderland braced for council tax rise next year, but city chiefs set to s...

Bill payers in Sunderland are set to see council tax rise by at least 3% per cent next year as city chiefs also targe...

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about 8 hours ago
telegraph.co.uk

Ian Blackford forced to step down as SNP Westminster leader in major blow for Nicola Sturgeon

SNP insiders say Stephen Flynn, the Aberdeen South MP, had necessary support to oust Mr Blackford

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about 8 hours ago
scotsman.com

Ian Blackford resigns as SNP leader in Westminster a week after challenger 'coup' collapsed

Leader of the SNP in Westminster and one of the most recognisable faces of the Scottish independence movement, Ian Bl...

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about 9 hours ago
thestar.co.uk

Energy crisis: Rotherham Council offers warm spaces to help with energy costs

A number of “warm spaces” inside public libraries will be available for Rotherham residents struggling with the cost ...

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about 9 hours ago
blackpoolgazette.co.uk

Blackpool council housing review in wake of Awaab Ishak death

A review has been undertaken by housing chiefs in Blackpool to ensure tenants are not living in damp housing conditio...

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about 9 hours ago
peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Council reveal Peterborough Mayor's Jaguar has had two parking tickets in past three years

Councillor made calls for council to consider change of car this week as costs of £27,000 over three years revealed

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about 9 hours ago
walesonline.co.uk

UK Government forced to ask police for cells after running out of prison space

The government has requested the use of 400 cells

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about 10 hours ago
harrogateadvertiser.co.uk

Here is when bins will be collected in Harrogate over Christmas and New Year

Harrogate Borough Council has announced the dates when waste and recycling bin collections will take place over Chris...

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about 10 hours ago
scotsman.com

Motion tabled in Holyrood to save Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home from closure

A motion has been tabled in the Scottish Parliament to save Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home from potential closure amid a ...

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about 10 hours ago
lep.co.uk

‘Best council houses in Lancashire’ coming to Bamber Bridge - and this is why they will be afford...

The first council houses to be built in South Ribble for decades are likely to remain in public hands – because futur...

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about 12 hours ago
worksopguardian.co.uk

Flats to be converted into office space for GP surgery

An application to convert a first-floor flat into offices for a medical centre below have been approved.

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about 15 hours ago
scotsman.com

Scottish ministers attacked for 'rebadging not reforming' embattled and scrapped Scottish Qualifi...

The education secretary has been attacked for failing to truly embrace the reform of Scotland’s education system afte...

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about 16 hours ago
thestar.co.uk

Sheffield mum wins four-year repairs battle after leaking bathroom left her at 'breaking point'

A Sheffield mum left at ‘breaking point’ over repairs has won a four-year battle for a new bathroom with help from Th...

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about 23 hours ago
telegraph.co.uk

Liz Truss 'forced to rely on smuggled documents' after she was frozen out of Budget discussions

Former prime minister was known as a 'leaker' in her prior role as chief secretary to the Treasury, authors of new bo...

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about 23 hours ago
independent.ie

Simon Coveney pressured by over Iran embassy reopening at private Fine Gael meeting

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has come under pressure from Fine Gael colleagues at a private party meeting o...

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1 day ago
walesonline.co.uk

Senedd bid for a Welsh Covid inquiry rejected

A vote in the Welsh Parliament was tied but the Llywydd's casting vote against the motion saw it rejected

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1 day ago
mirror.co.uk

Labour MP Rosie Cooper resigns after murder plot, sparking by-election in Red Wall

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story

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1 day ago
chroniclelive.co.uk

Calls for rail companies to be stripped of contracts over 'diabolical' cancellations across the N...

One North East mayor was unable to get to Manchester for a key meeting with the transport secretary because he feared...

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1 day ago
bristolpost.co.uk

Urban Tiger strip club secures first licence since Bristol SEV ban rejected

Bristol City Council voted in July to keep sexual entertainment venues open

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1 day ago
lutontoday.co.uk

Luton council budget overspend could be more than £15million says councillor

Overspend almost double official figure, if contingencies and reserves set aside, he said

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1 day ago
sunderlandecho.com

Plans approved for new car wash in Washington, set to create 10 jobs

Proposals for a new car wash business in Wearside creating around 10 jobs have been given the green light by city dev...

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