In what has been described as a “landmark change” by the Health Secretary, there will be a relaxation of the rules surrounding NHS blood donation by gay and bisexual men. The changes, announced on Monday, follow the conclusions of the FAIR (For the Assessment of Individualised Risk) steering group report. From summer 2021, men who Read More…
Council leaders have urged the UK Government to move Oxfordshire into Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, it has been revealed.
Helena Aeberli explores how Coronavirus has done away with the ceremony of politics – and exposed the incompetence of Boris Johnson’s government.
In our first ‘Letters to the Editors’, our readers discuss the right to ignore, rather than listen to, hate; the government’s responses to the pandemic, and reactions to university during Covid-19.
Keir Maclean questions the government’s recent response to COVID-19.
Elizabeth Reynard writes about the most recent set-backs in a bad year for the British government.
Edmund Kelly examines the aftermath of the government’s hastily imposed travel restrictions
The government has today announced a U-turn in its assessment policy for A-Levels and GCSEs in England, following several days of outrage from students, parents and teachers alike. Pupils’ grades will now be based on teacher assessments alone, with exams regulator Ofqual confirming that the controversial algorithm has been scrapped. The news comes as more Read More…
Jeevika Bali analyses Boris Johnson’s new House of Lord’s list and its implications for British democracy.
In response to judicial review proceedings issued by the Good Law Project and EveryDoctor, the UK government has admitted that fifty million FFP2 masks purchased as part of a £252 million contract “will not be used in the NHS,” due to concerns over adequate fixings. According to the Good Law Project’s estimates, between £156 million Read More…