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NHS "at risk" in future US trade deal, claims CorbynLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn claims to have evidence that the NHS would be on the table in a trade deal with the US after Brexit.
No-deal Brexit could cut UK car production by a thirdThe Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has warned that UK car production could fall by over a third should the UK leave the EU without a trade deal.
Labour’s care policy food for thought for rest homes like The GablesAfter Labour revealed its election manifesto which leader Jeremy Corbyn promised would be a ‘radical’ offer for ‘real change’, one pledge in particular will have seen those in the care sector sit up and take note.
Main parties’ plans will not reduce child poverty overall, report saysA report from the Resolution Foundation has indicated that plans outlined in the three main party manifestos would all fall short on reducing the rate of child poverty by 2023-24.
Main parties’ environment pledges could bode well for firms like QED Environmental SystemsMuch has already been made of Labour and Conservative party policies on the environment and tackling the so-called 'climate emergency'. The Conservatives have set their sights on a net-zero carbon emissions target for the year 2050, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promised a green industrial revolution at the launch of his party’s manifesto last week, should he be elected into Number Ten in December.
Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour without coalitionSNP leader and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that her party would be willing to support a minority Labour government but in a “less formal” manner than a coalition.
China’s increased coal usage could jeopardise climate change targetsChina’s increased coal capacity over the last 18 months could compromise the climate change targets outlined in the Paris agreement, according to a recently-published study.
McDonnell: IFS "wrong" to say Labour’s tax plans are "not credible"Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said that the Institute for Fiscal Studies “got it wrong” when its director Paul Johnson said that Labour’s tax plans to fund its spending pledges were not viable.
Major parties could be heeding Mark Asplin Whiteley’s warning on skills shortage ahead of December election