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The Nationality and Borders Bill 2021 – Where is the Tory government’s Moral Compass?

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Once again, the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is trying to impose another stringent policy which in my opinion is a recipe for disaster. The Nationality and Borders Bill mainly addresses asylum issues, but the new provisions are likely to lead to a lot of uncertainty and litigation for refugees. It has been reported by various …

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Government taken to court over Paying to Pollute

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The Paid to Pollute group formed by climate activists have sued the Government for the public money it wastes on the fossil fuel industry in the North Sea. They have applied for Judicial Review in the High Court, challenging the lawfulness of the UK Oil and Gas Authority’s 2016 Economic Recovery Strategy. According to the …

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PMQs sees the Government’s Record on Race Come Under Opposition Fire

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Boris Johnson has promised that people who are found guilty of racially abusing players online will be banned from football matches. Following the abuse directed at Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho after the final against Italy earlier this year, and amid pressure to curtail the rise in online abuse faced by players, the …

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Scandal, U-Turns and Corruption: A Tory-Style Pandemic

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Competent governance of a country during a pandemic is something which would raise issues in any political party, however the situation surrounding Covid-19 has highlighted a multitude of problems coming directly from the most prominent members of the Conservative party. In a financial sense, the Tory party has displayed clear and continued cronyism through its …

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Search for Inclusive Government Goes on for Mali

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Domestic and International stakeholders have acknowledged the need to address the issue, with the latest change in power seen as a missed opportunity Despite recent political upheaval, the road to organising elections next year will continue and for Mali’s latest government there is still much work to do. Underpinning this, and efforts for a stable …

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