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1 day ago
Remote teams

DWP must focus on work not welfare, says minister

The Department for Work and Pensions under Labour government will focus on factors affecting work accessibility like health and skills, shifting from welfare to work. [ more ]
Business Matters
2 days ago
Business

Businesses rush to sell ahead of potential Labour tax hikes

Fears of tax increases under Labour government driving surge in business sales. [ more ]
#brexit
www.independent.co.uk
3 days ago
Europe politics

Ireland to play pivotal role in Keir Starmer's post-Brexit EU reset, say insiders

Ireland's pivotal role in UK/EU relations reset [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Starmer can't dodge the Europe question for ever. In office, the economy will answer it for him | Martin Kettle

The Labour government's approach to Europe under Keir Starmer may focus more on the economy than geopolitical factors, with a gradual and nuanced shift rather than a drastic one. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

The Observer view on Labour's economic strategy: Europe is key to growth | Observer editorial

Economic growth is crucial for Labour's government strategy, focusing on stability for private investment and exploring trade opportunities to boost the economy. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 days ago
Europe politics

Ireland to play pivotal role in Keir Starmer's post-Brexit EU reset, say insiders

Ireland's pivotal role in UK/EU relations reset [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Starmer can't dodge the Europe question for ever. In office, the economy will answer it for him | Martin Kettle

The Labour government's approach to Europe under Keir Starmer may focus more on the economy than geopolitical factors, with a gradual and nuanced shift rather than a drastic one. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

The Observer view on Labour's economic strategy: Europe is key to growth | Observer editorial

Economic growth is crucial for Labour's government strategy, focusing on stability for private investment and exploring trade opportunities to boost the economy. [ more ]
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ComputerWeekly.com
1 week ago
EU data protection

Labour government plans new laws around cyber security, data sharing and skills | Computer Weekly

The King's Speech in the UK Parliament under the Labour government focuses on cyber security, data sharing, and skills, omitting AI regulation. Prime Minister Starmer emphasizes the agenda's concentration on national renewal and economic growth. [ more ]
#keir-starmer
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU keen to deepen ties with a Labour PM but will not offer radical concessions

The EU is cautiously optimistic about potentially closer ties with a future Labour government under Keir Starmer. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London politics

London mayoral election: Sadiq Khan launches re-election campaign with pledge of 40,000 council homes

Labour government and mayor offer once-in-a-generation chance to ease London's housing crisis
Sadiq Khan pledges to double council homes target to 40,000 and emphasizes unity and hope with Labour over chaos with Tories. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
UK politics

Keir Starmer announces plan for supervised toothbrushing in schools

Keir Starmer announced plans to improve child health under a Labour government, including supervised toothbrushing in schools.
Labour's action plan includes a 9pm watershed for junk-food ads, banning vape ads aimed at children, and a free breakfast club in every primary school. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
UK politics

Raising pay for junior doctors would be journey, not an event' for Labour, says Wes Streeting UK politics live

David Cameron's appearance at the Commons foreign affairs committee has been postponed due to his attendance at the funeral of the emir of Kuwait.
Wes Streeting, the shadow health secretary, spoke about Labour's commitment to reducing NHS waiting times and fair pay for doctors. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU keen to deepen ties with a Labour PM but will not offer radical concessions

The EU is cautiously optimistic about potentially closer ties with a future Labour government under Keir Starmer. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London politics

London mayoral election: Sadiq Khan launches re-election campaign with pledge of 40,000 council homes

Labour government and mayor offer once-in-a-generation chance to ease London's housing crisis
Sadiq Khan pledges to double council homes target to 40,000 and emphasizes unity and hope with Labour over chaos with Tories. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
UK politics

Keir Starmer announces plan for supervised toothbrushing in schools

Keir Starmer announced plans to improve child health under a Labour government, including supervised toothbrushing in schools.
Labour's action plan includes a 9pm watershed for junk-food ads, banning vape ads aimed at children, and a free breakfast club in every primary school. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
UK politics

Raising pay for junior doctors would be journey, not an event' for Labour, says Wes Streeting UK politics live

David Cameron's appearance at the Commons foreign affairs committee has been postponed due to his attendance at the funeral of the emir of Kuwait.
Wes Streeting, the shadow health secretary, spoke about Labour's commitment to reducing NHS waiting times and fair pay for doctors. [ more ]
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BBC News
2 months ago
London politics

How long soon would Labour deliver 40,000 NHS appointments?

Keir Starmer emphasizes ready-to-go election pledges with plans for NHS appointments. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London politics

Sadiq Khan promises 1,300 new police officers - but only with a Labour Government

Sadiq Khan pledges to increase neighborhood police if re-elected with Labour Government.
Additional officers to come from a pool of 13,000 extra officers nationwide funded through identified savings. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
London politics

Sadiq Khan hits out at desperate, divisive narrative' from Conservatives

Sadiq Khan criticizes the Conservative party for exploiting people's fears and failing to address them
Khan outlines his achievements as London mayor and promises to work towards a Labour government [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London politics

Sadiq Khan promises 1,300 new police officers - but only with a Labour Government

Sadiq Khan pledges to increase neighborhood police if re-elected with Labour Government.
Additional officers to come from a pool of 13,000 extra officers nationwide funded through identified savings. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
London politics

Sadiq Khan hits out at desperate, divisive narrative' from Conservatives

Sadiq Khan criticizes the Conservative party for exploiting people's fears and failing to address them
Khan outlines his achievements as London mayor and promises to work towards a Labour government [ more ]
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#economic-growth
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4 months ago
Growth hacking

Rachel Reeves: Treasury will hardwire' growth into tax and spending decisions

Labour government plans to prioritize economic growth by integrating enterprise and growth unit with tax and spending divisions at the Treasury.
Rachel Reeves aims to reform and strengthen the Treasury to enhance its focus on economic growth and make it more pivotal to decision-making processes. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Jeremy Hunt defies public services alarm with pre-election budget tax cuts

Jeremy Hunt pledges lower taxes and higher growth with a 2p cut in national insurance.
Hunt emphasizes the need for a high-wage, high-skill economy for increased prosperity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Growth hacking

Rachel Reeves: Treasury will hardwire' growth into tax and spending decisions

Labour government plans to prioritize economic growth by integrating enterprise and growth unit with tax and spending divisions at the Treasury.
Rachel Reeves aims to reform and strengthen the Treasury to enhance its focus on economic growth and make it more pivotal to decision-making processes. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Jeremy Hunt defies public services alarm with pre-election budget tax cuts

Jeremy Hunt pledges lower taxes and higher growth with a 2p cut in national insurance.
Hunt emphasizes the need for a high-wage, high-skill economy for increased prosperity. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Labour says it would aim for zero-waste economy by 2050

Labour government aims for zero-waste economy by 2050
Zero-waste economy could save billions, protect environment, and boost UK economy. [ more ]
#child-poverty
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

After 14 years of Tory cruelty, here are three ways Labour could use the benefits system to bring about good | Frances Ryan

Britain's safety net has been shredded, leading to poverty and sickness.
Utilizing the benefits system can bring about positive change by addressing poverty and hardship. [ more ]
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1 week ago
UK news

Pressure growing to scrap two-child benefit limit

Growing calls to scrap two-child benefit limit in the King's Speech, faced by government despite affordability concerns. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

After 14 years of Tory cruelty, here are three ways Labour could use the benefits system to bring about good | Frances Ryan

Britain's safety net has been shredded, leading to poverty and sickness.
Utilizing the benefits system can bring about positive change by addressing poverty and hardship. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 week ago
UK news

Pressure growing to scrap two-child benefit limit

Growing calls to scrap two-child benefit limit in the King's Speech, faced by government despite affordability concerns. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Labour plans training for all police officers over violence against women

Compulsory training on combating violence against women and girls for police officers in England and Wales by Labour government.
Focus on raising standards in the police, improving culture, making officers aware of signs of male violence against women and girls. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
UK news

Labour would cut net migration to 200,000 a year, says shadow minister

Labour government aims to cut net migration to a couple of hundred thousand a year within its first term
The increase in net migration is largely due to people coming to work in the health and social care sectors
The Conservatives have failed to meet their targets for reducing net migration [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
UK news

Yvette Cooper says she expects net migration to fall swiftly' under Labour

Yvette Cooper expects net migration to decrease under a Labour government without setting a specific target. [ more ]
Fast Company
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

The new UK Prime Minister hints at how AI will be regulated in the future

Britain's Labour government will explore AI regulation without specific laws yet. [ more ]
#king-charles-iii
Computerworld
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

New UK government downplays AI regulation in program for the next year

Technology experts eagerly awaited mention of AI in the British government's speech, but specific details were lacking. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

Promise of a Changed U.K. Comes Wrapped in Royal Tradition

King Charles III delivered a bridge-building, planet-saving speech outlining Labour government priorities, contrasting with previous Conservative agendas. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
London politics

Key policies from King's Speech as Labour unveils promises for new Parliament

The article discusses King Charles III's speech marking the state opening of Parliament with the new Labour government's pledges and priorities outlined by the monarch inside the House of Lords. [ more ]
Computerworld
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

New UK government downplays AI regulation in program for the next year

Technology experts eagerly awaited mention of AI in the British government's speech, but specific details were lacking. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

Promise of a Changed U.K. Comes Wrapped in Royal Tradition

King Charles III delivered a bridge-building, planet-saving speech outlining Labour government priorities, contrasting with previous Conservative agendas. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
London politics

Key policies from King's Speech as Labour unveils promises for new Parliament

The article discusses King Charles III's speech marking the state opening of Parliament with the new Labour government's pledges and priorities outlined by the monarch inside the House of Lords. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
London politics

Watch live: Labour plans unveiled as King's Speech marks state opening of Parliament

The upcoming King's Speech by King Charles III under the new Labour government will outline priorities like improving transport, job creation, and infrastructure development in the UK. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

A Guide to the King's Speech: Crown Jewels, Black Rod and a Mace

Britain's Parliament reopens with ancient traditions under new Labour government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
EU data protection

Labour faces first internal pressure to shift policy on Israel

The Labour government faces internal pressure to change policy on Israel, focusing on restoring funding to Unrwa and limiting arms sales to Israel. [ more ]
#uk-election
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

Polling stations open across UK for general election

Voters in the UK are participating in a general election expected to usher in the first Labour government in 14 years. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 weeks ago
Business

U.K.'s Next Government Must Act Fast to Regulate (and Retain) Crypto Firms

Labour's possible election win in the U.K. may bring uncertainty to the crypto industry after years of Conservative support. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

Polling stations open across UK for general election

Voters in the UK are participating in a general election expected to usher in the first Labour government in 14 years. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 weeks ago
Business

U.K.'s Next Government Must Act Fast to Regulate (and Retain) Crypto Firms

Labour's possible election win in the U.K. may bring uncertainty to the crypto industry after years of Conservative support. [ more ]
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www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
UK news

SNP would work with Labour to boost migration to Scotland

Leaders in Scotland, including the SNP, are willing to collaborate with an incoming Labour government to address immigration challenges and workforce shortages. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Europe politics

Good news for all parties': Ireland relishes prospect of Labour victory

Prospect of Labour government in UK unites Northern Ireland's political parties and Irish government for change post-Brexit. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
London politics

Majority of voters think it's 'likely' Labour will raise Capital gains, Inheritance tax and Income tax - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Public sees potential tax hikes under Labour government as likely and expected. [ more ]
NewsChain
1 month ago
Data science

Fact check: Unemployment under Labour and Facebook ads

Labour governments historically left with higher unemployment, but there have been exceptions; some Conservative governments also saw increases. Unemployment lower now than in 2010 under the Conservatives. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Business

Starmer confident rates could fall under Labour - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Economists criticize Sir Keir Starmer's claim of reducing interest rates under Labour government. [ more ]
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