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Tory peer says government has made a ‘political football’ out of poverty | UK cost of living crisis

A Conservative peer and ex-adviser to former welfare secretary Iain Duncan Smith has accused the government of treating the UK’s poverty crisis as a “political football” and lacking the will and ambition to tackle soaring hardship and destitution. Philippa Stroud, who this week launches an… Read More »Tory peer says government has made a ‘political football’ out of poverty | UK cost of living crisis

Parliament an unsafe workplace due to ‘endless’ MP sex allegations, say unions | House of Commons

Parliament must act to stop the “seemingly endless” allegations of sexual misconduct by MPs as political parties cannot be trusted to make it a safe place to work, two leading unions have warned. As No 10 admitted Boris Johnson had known about allegations against Chris… Read More »Parliament an unsafe workplace due to ‘endless’ MP sex allegations, say unions | House of Commons