UK News

  • July 8, 2016

    A year after the apology to survivors and victims of abuse, and the publication of Courage, Cost and Hope – the report on the Past Cases Review, the Methodist Church has given an update to the Methodist Conference, the supreme decision-making body of the Church, about its work over the past 12 months.

  • July 7, 2016

    The Trades Union Congress has  published findings from a poll taken immediately after the EU referendum ballot closed, and its action plan for protecting jobs and industry.

  • July 6, 2016

    Much greater clarity and transparency are needed in the prosecution of 'joint enterprise' cases, a research report Joint Enterprise: righting a wrong turn?  by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) of Birkbeck, University of London, in partnership with the Prison Reform Trust, has found.

  • July 6, 2016

    A task group established to consider whether the Methodist Church's understanding of marriage and relationships should be revisited has reported back to this year's Methodist Conference.

  • July 5, 2016

    Around 300 people are expected at July's annual conference of the Catholic National Justice and Peace Network from 15-17 July. The theme is Justice, Power and Responsibility; How Can Democracy Work for the Common Good?

  • June 30, 2016

    The High Court has today ruled that Campaign Against Arms Trade, represented by human rights lawyers Leigh Day, can bring a judicial review against the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills’ decision to continue arms exports to Saudi Arabia

  • June 30, 2016

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has launched the Trident and jobs report which sets out the employment implications of cancelling Trident replacement.

  • June 30, 2016

    People serving an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) have one of the highest rates of self-harm in the prison system according to a new report published by the Prison Reform Trust.

  • June 29, 2016

    MPs will today ( 29 June 2016) debate the UK’s role in the CIA’s rendition and torture programme, for the first time since British prosecutors announced that no charges would be brought over the kidnap and forcible transfer of two families to Gaddafi’s Libya in 2004.

  • June 29, 2016

    A new law to help curb multinational tax abuse across the world came close to winning House of Commons approval yesterday (28 June 2016), after 273 MPs from all the major parties voted in favour of the change.