Breaking News, Main Stories, News / 15/10/2021 MP killed after stabbing at constituency surgery

In the last few minutes, it has been announced that Conservative MP for Leigh on Sea, David Amess, has died after being stabbed at a constituency surgery session this afternoon. A statement from Essex Police states that they were called to the surgery in Leigh-on-Sea Methodist Church at around 12:05pm today, where they found an...

Breaking News, Main Stories, News / 13/10/2021 Train derails and crashes at North London station

An eight-carriage train derailed when approaching Enfield Town station during rush hour at around 8:15am yesterday. The Overground train continued moving upright at an angle after hitting the buffers and jutted over the end of the tracks, losing its momentum, and stopping just short of smashing into the station window and swerving onto the platform. Emergency services...

Breaking News, Main Stories, News / 12/10/2021 Inquiry into UK Covid response releases first report

Information from two committee inquiries regarding the government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak, has been released today. In it, the UK government were heavily criticized for being too slow in their response to the Coronavirus outbreak early last year. Whilst the report highlights some of the positive steps taken within England during the pandemic, such...

Breaking News, Main Stories, News / 11/10/2021 Activities & Opportunities Officer and UEA(su) issue Sportsnight statement

UEA(SU) and Activities and Opportunities Officer, Lizzie Payne, have released a joint statement following the incidents which took place at Sportsnight last week (6th October) and the subsequent reforms to the club night.  In the statement, the SU apologised for the disorganisation, citing unexpected attendance numbers and security concerns as the reason for the cancellation...

News / 05/10/2021 Calls for Paid Sick Leave Following Miscarriage Before 24 Weeks

Angela Crawley, MP for the SNP (Scottish National Party), is calling on the government to give those who have suffered a miscarriage the legal right to three days of paid leave. Since April 2020, there has been legislation in place to offer paid parental leave to employees who experience a miscarriage after 24 weeks but...

News / 05/10/2021 Norfolk MP Promoted in Cabinet Reshuffle

Conservative MP, Liz Truss, has been appointed the role of Foreign Secretary in the recent cabinet reshuffle. She has replaced Dominic Raab who is now serving as the Justice Secretary. This comes as many Conservative MPs from the Anglia region are promoted in Boris Johnson’s new government line up.  Truss has served as an MP...

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Breaking News, Main Stories, News

Train derails and crashes at North London station

An eight-carriage train derailed when approaching Enfield Town station during rush hour at around 8:15am yesterday. The Overground train continued moving upright at an angle after hitting the buffers and jutted over the end of the tracks, losing its momentum, and stopping just short of smashing into the station window and swerving onto the platform. Emergency services…

Breaking News, Main Stories, News

Inquiry into UK Covid response releases first report

Information from two committee inquiries regarding the government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak, has been released today. In it, the UK government were heavily criticized for being too slow in their response to the Coronavirus outbreak early last year. Whilst the report highlights some of the positive steps taken within England during the pandemic, such…

Breaking News, Main Stories, News

Activities & Opportunities Officer and UEA(su) issue Sportsnight statement

UEA(SU) and Activities and Opportunities Officer, Lizzie Payne, have released a joint statement following the incidents which took place at Sportsnight last week (6th October) and the subsequent reforms to the club night.  In the statement, the SU apologised for the disorganisation, citing unexpected attendance numbers and security concerns as the reason for the cancellation…

News

Norfolk MP Promoted in Cabinet Reshuffle

Conservative MP, Liz Truss, has been appointed the role of Foreign Secretary in the recent cabinet reshuffle. She has replaced Dominic Raab who is now serving as the Justice Secretary. This comes as many Conservative MPs from the Anglia region are promoted in Boris Johnson’s new government line up.  Truss has served as an MP…

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Hancock’s Whatsapps to be Examined in Court Case

Matt Hancock will have both his Whatsapp and his emails searched during a court battle over the awarding of antibody test contracts.  The former health secretary was accused by Joseph Barrett, the barrister for The Good Law Project group, of being the “ultimate decision-maker” in awarding the contract to Abingdon Health “without any advertisement or…


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