Blogs

20 Dec 2013

The head of the Church of Scotland's Church and Society Council says that what she wants for Christmas is real justice for people presently reliant on foodbanks.

20 Dec 2013

The 'Waddington Six', who entered an RAF base in protest at piloting of British-armed drones on British soil, have rejected official justifications of this.

20 Dec 2013

The TUC has welcomed calls from the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee to ban pay day loan adverts from children’s television.

20 Dec 2013

Church leaders in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country,

20 Dec 2013

Lawyers for the Libyan Abdul-Hakim Belhaj have called the Gibson Inquiry report into the improper treatment of detainees ‘a waste of time and money’.

19 Dec 2013

Newspaper revelations that Westminster peers regularly 'clock on' at the House of Lords to claim a daily allowance of £300 for virtually no work have caused anger.

19 Dec 2013

European leaders should use a meeting of the European Council to agree further action against tax dodging by multinationals, a new report urges.

19 Dec 2013

The lawyer representing over 550 prisoners who are fighting for their right to vote has dismissed the recommendation from a parliamentary committee.

19 Dec 2013

Penal reformers have expressed disappointment at a negative ruling from the Court of Session in Scotland on prisoner votes.