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by Alan H
Today, 1:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 33
Views: 318

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

INDEFINITE BREXIT? Shock leaked report reveals NO END scheduled for transition THERESA May is planning to ask the EU for flexibility on the length of the Brexit transition period – and is refusing to put a timeframe on the process. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/921922/Brexit-news-indefini...
by Alan H
Today, 10:55 am
Forum: Education
Topic: The future of education (if any)
Replies: 810
Views: 67415

Re: The future of education (if any)

Martin Lewis: Why cutting tuition fees bizarrely risks hurting not helping most students The news again has been full of talk about cutting English tuition fees from £9,250 to, say, £6,000. While psychologically attractive – as it reduces the perceived ‘debt’ – the practical impact is to take money...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 6:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

by Alan H
Yesterday, 4:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The future of Government (if any)
Replies: 3188
Views: 116075

Re: The future of Government (if any)

DWP goes back to court to block future benefit appeals Last year, Politics.co.uk reported that the DWP was using the case of Jayson and Charlotte Carmichael, who successfully challenged the bedroom tax at the Supreme Court, to try to stop other people from relying on the Human Rights Act when bring...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

Brexit 'will not change kind of country Britain is', vows David Davis David Davis has insisted that Brexit “will not change the kind of country Britain is” as he sought to reassure a European business audience that future regulations would stay broadly aligned with EU rules. In a speech that went e...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

Aviation cliff-edge: How Brexit is sabotaging a British success story The usual civil service metaphor for Brexit is of a series of rocks. Each time you pick one up, all these horrible slimy things crawl out from under it - things you'd never have thought were remotely connected to Brexit. This is ...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 10:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

U.K. Has a Secret Plan to Hold Brexit Cash If EU Refuses to Trade Prime Minister Theresa May’s team is eyeing up a contingency plan to hold back billions of pounds in Brexit payments, if the European Union refuses to give the U.K. the trade deal it wants. Senior British officials have privately dis...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 12:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

David Davis: Brexit will not plunge Britain into Mad Max dystopia David Davis will tell business leaders in Austria that fears the Conservatives will plunge Britain into a “Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction” after leaving the EU are unfounded. The Brexit secretary will claim that ...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 7:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 33
Views: 318

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Julie Bishop tells Britain Australia wants free trade agreement, greater visa access post-Brexit FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has shared hopes for Australia’s post-Brexit relationship with the UK, including a free-trade agreement and new visa for Aussies. http://www.news.com.au/world/europe/julie-...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 4:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: The problems with electronic voting in elections and referendums
Replies: 0
Views: 12

The problems with electronic voting in elections and referendums

E-voting's Unsolvable Problem Elections have to satisfy three conditions, they must be: Secure - Your vote has to be secure, steps must be taken to make sure it can’t be tampered with; but also Anonymous - Your vote can’t be traced back to you, protecting you against coercion; but also Verifiable -...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 4:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

Lions or Unicorns? Theresa May and Boris Johnson’s speeches on the UK’s future relationship with the EU Last week’s speeches on the UK’s future relationship with the EU by Theresa May and Boris Johnson give us an opportunity to compare the tone, demeanour and content of these two senior politicians...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 4:38 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: The future of education (if any)
Replies: 810
Views: 67415

Re: The future of education (if any)

Accord slams Damian Hinds for faith schools u-turn comment The Accord Coalition for Inclusive Education has accused the Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds, for failing in his duty to wider society following comments reported in yesterday’s Sunday Times that he intends to drop the 50% re...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 4:35 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: The future of education (if any)
Replies: 810
Views: 67415

Re: The future of education (if any)

Humanists UK comment: Education Secretary reportedly confirms removal of 50% cap on religious selection The Sunday Times reports this morning that Education Secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed that he will go ahead with proposals to drop the 50% cap on faith-based admissions at religious free scho...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 4:33 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Charedi Jewish schools expose by the BHA
Replies: 1
Views: 8083

Re: Charedi Jewish schools expose by the BHA

Schools ordered to continue teaching creationism by religious body in spite of Government ban A religious organisation responsible for overseeing a number of state, private, and nursery schools in England has instructed its institutions to continue teaching creationism as fact in spite of requireme...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 33
Views: 318

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Australia would welcome UK interest in joining Pacific trade group - minister https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-australia/australia-would-welcome-uk-interest-in-joining-pacific-trade-group-minister-idUKKCN1G30V7 I'm sure they would, but i reiterate what I said earlier: So we leave a huge tr...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 12:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 33
Views: 318

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

'They threaten and threaten!' Brexiteer REVEALS how EU will crumble in Brexit talks LEADING Brexit supporter Bernard Jenkin has outlined exactly how Britain will succeed in the next phase of negotiations as the European Union will be forced to cave in over their demands. https://www.express.co.uk/n...
by Alan H
February 19th, 2018, 11:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link
Replies: 33
Views: 318

Re: Brexit News For Brexiteers, please see the link

Australia hints UK could join Trans-Pacific Partnership IF Britain leaves EU customs union BRITAIN could join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)regional trade group after leaving the European Union Australia’s Foreign Minister has suggested, but warned if the UK remains in the bloc's customs union...
by Alan H
February 18th, 2018, 10:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Brexit expected to lead the UK into recession within two years, investor survey says 56 percent of private equity executives and 57 percent of distressed debt investors said they expect a recession in the next two years. The International Moneta...
by Alan H
February 18th, 2018, 5:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 3071
Views: 71850

Re: In or out?

'Let's take back control of our futures': Young campaigner Femi Oluwole's plan to overturn Brexit Mr Oluwole appealed for older generations to think again for the sake of younger people, highlighting that three-quarters of under-25s voted remain. “We’re simply a generation who want to take back con...

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