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Sydney Nash, a former UK/EU negotiator gives the lowdown on Article 16 and the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Jayson Winters (JW) interviews Jennifer Plummer (JP), a green activist who travelled to COP26 to volunteer in the Green Zone. JW: What involvement / interest have you had in previous COP events? JP: I was interested in attending the Copenhagen COP15 in 2009, to make a noise on the streets. I can’t quite recall why […]
Low traffic neighbourhoods do not solve the real problems of air pollution but misplace them onto the poorest communities
New hospital in Birmingham is delayed again – the supply chain crisis that has developed since Brexit is engulfing the construction industry.
Mark Cunliffe applauds Unite’s backing of proportional representation
In the middle of our on-going fuel crisis, Location Location Location presenter, Kirstie Allsop, ran out of fuel and had to abandon her car.
Do the prime minister’s claims of rising wages stack up?
Anne Holland reports on her time at the Labour party conference and the highs of seeing people again and the mass of motions and meetings.
For those of you that were hoping that the Labour party represented one person/one vote, I hate to break it to you that this is not the case. Conference votes against Proportional Representation At the Labour party conference on Monday night, delegates voted on a motion that would have committed the party to changing the […]
Anger in Walsall as Tory councillors block deputy mayor nomination on mental health grounds
Since 1 January 2021 the European Union has not stood still. It continues to offer new opportunities, funding and benefits to its citizens and businesses that we, in the UK, are now excluded from.
On the day Nadine takes up her new post as Minister of Culture, we thought we would remind you of some of her sterling work.
The start of the new school year threatens a rapid rise in Covid infections, risking children’s health and safety. But schools could take advantage of this situation to create a more flexible and effective way of working.
Jenny Kartupelis recalls how the government of the day reacted to the arrival of Ugandan Asians expelled from the country and compares the situation to today’s arrivals from Afghanistan.
Boris Johnson promised to level up the Red Wall seats. Nearly two years after the election, let’s take a look at how he’s getting on.
Central region MP Nadhim Zahawi was also on the receiving end of lobbying texts from David Cameron
Don’t let the government take away your rights to protest, write to your MP or join a protest to Kill The Police Bill.
Supermarket shortages deepen as Britain’s supply chain is on the brink of collapse.
Falling numbers of HGV drivers while demand rises could lead to rolling shortages in UK shops.
Here at Central Bylines, we have been tapping our foot impatiently. Our East Midlands Tory MPs (on whom we generally rely for a regular supply of comedy pratfalls) have been suspiciously quiet of late. Luckily, the imminent arrival of silly season seems to have prodded them into life. All of which we have faithfully recorded […]