The Tax Payers Alliance (TPA) is urging the government to abolish the ‘unfair’ stamp duty, as it is preventing people buying their own home.

The government has passed a new law which means all local authorities must ensure that staff dealing with the public can speak fluent English.

Trade union Unison has launched a petition to debate the proposal to pool local government pension funds in order to invest in infrastructure.

In a report, the Joint Committee on Human Rights has said there is currently no useable legal definition of extremism.

A new report has claimed that devolution is being ‘underpowered’ and is failing under the current ‘austerity cosh’.

The Health Select Committee has accused ministers of giving the wrong impression about how much they are spending on healthcare in England.

Research from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has warned that an increasing number of older people are living alone, without having adaptions installed to enable them to live independently.

All MPs are to be automatically offered additional security in their constituency offices and homes, following the death of Labour MP Jo Cox.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for a ban on mileage correction services, after the latest figures have shown around one in 20 cars are thought to be ‘clocked’.

MPs have voted to renew the UK’s nuclear deterrent Trident weapons system, by 472 votes to 117.

A report conducted by MPs on the Culture Media and Sport Committee has called on BT to increase its investment in the business and improve services.

Core Cities UK has warned that they must have a voice in EU negotiations if they are to close the £66 billion productivity gap.

Entrepreneur Emma Jones has been appointed as Small Business Crown Representative.

A new report by the YoundMinds charity has found that services are inadvertently re-traumatising vulnerable children.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for greater devolution of powers to London in order to protect ‘jobs, wealth and prosperity’, in the wake of Brexit.

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