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Union officials targeted by Pickles

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Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has targeted full-time union officials as he addressed delegates at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.... (Continue reading)

Housing rent set to rise for earners above £100k

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Housing Minister Grant Shapps has announced that councils will be given new powers to increase social housing rents if tenants... (Continue reading)

Luxus chosen for council bin requirements


According to media reports, Luxus, the UK’s largest independent plastics recycling company, has been chosen for a new contract in... (Continue reading)

Spending irregularities increase in EU budget


The European Commission has confirmed that the number of irregularities in spending in the European Union budget for 2010 increased... (Continue reading)

£3m made available for emergency tugs in Scotland

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The UK Government has made £3m available for the provision of emergency tugs in Scotland for the next three months.... (Continue reading)

Hunt welcomes Morgan art investment


Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has welcomed the news that Investment Bank JP Morgan will make a £600,000 investment as part of... (Continue reading)

NI prescription charges may be used to pay for life-saving drugs

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Northern Ireland Health Minister Edwin Poots has told the BBC that bringing back prescription charges could help to pay for... (Continue reading)

Waste cutting windfall for capital


Following the announcement of a freeze on council tax for a third year running, London Mayor Boris Johnson says the... (Continue reading)

PM urges SNP Government to get Scotland’s opinion on independence

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David Cameron has pressed the Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, to call an independence referendum now and remove any confusion... (Continue reading)