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NI Protocol: DUP confirms it will not support election of Stormont speaker
Democratic Unionist Party [DUP] leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has confirmed that the party will not consent to the election of a new speaker at Stormont on Friday.
Northern Ireland Protocol: Impasse remains in UK-EU talks
Following “tetchy” talks on Thursday with EU chief negotiator Maros Sefcovic, UK foreign secretary Liz Truss has called on the bloc to show greater flexibility over post-Brexit goods checks going into Northern Ireland from Great Britain.
Partygate: Metropolitan Police issues new fines
As the Metropolitan Police’s investigation into the Partygate scandal continues, the force has confirmed that 50 further fixed penalty notices have been issued for breaching Covid lockdown rules within Downing Street and other government buildings, taking the total beyond 100.
A plethora of issues: PPL boss discusses fundamental problems affecting health and social care
Responding to The Leaders Council’s Special Report on the impact of the Health & Care Bill, Asfana Ali, managing director of Tees Valley-based domiciliary care provider, Prioritising People’s Lives, shares her thoughts on the underlying issues afflicting the UK social care sector at present.
Talon moves to expand presence in North America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East
Talon, the world’s leading independent out-of-home [OOH] media specialist, has taken steps to strengthen its presence in North America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East with new appointments in its leadership teams in the respective regions.
Queen’s Speech: Planning reform proposals will give residents more control over local developments, says Gove
Levelling-up, housing and communities secretary Michael Gove has said that the government’s planning reforms outlined in the Queen’s Speech will enable residents to vote on property extensions taking place in their area.
DUP remains tight-lipped on electing a speaker to Stormont
The Democratic Unionist Party [DUP] has not disclosed whether it will support the election of a new speaker when the Northern Ireland Assembly meets on Friday following last week’s historic election.
Cost-of-living crisis: Gove rules out emergency budget
The government’s levelling-up secretary Michael Gove has ruled out the prospect of the chancellor delivering an emergency budget to help address the current cost-of-living crisis.
PM to visit Sweden and Finland on Wednesday as both mull over NATO membership
Prime minister Boris Johnson will visit both Sweden and Finland on Wednesday as both nations weigh-up whether to join the NATO military alliance.
Queen's Speech: Cost-of-living earmarked as government priority but opposition parties criticise lack of direct intervention
The government has set out its plans for the next session of Parliament in the Queen’s Speech and has earmarked dealing with the cost-of-living crisis by stimulating the economy as a priority.
DUP will not form government in NI without Protocol resolution, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson says
DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has warned that his party will not form a government in Northern Ireland until it is satisfied that its concerns over the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
NOCN Group to host Health and Social Care Summit in May
Education and skills charity NOCN Group is to host a free to attend Health and Social Care Summit on May 11, 2022.
Making Pharmaceuticals 2022: Robinson Brothers showcase role in serving the pharmaceutical supply chain
The pharmaceutical industry recently came together for the annual Making Pharmaceuticals exhibition and conference in Coventry, Warwickshire.
Harrington Starr to host Career Development Webinar in May
Multi-award-winning financial technology recruitment business, Harrington Starr, is to host a Career Development Webinar on May 10, 2022.