The Parliamentary Review
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PMQs summary (19 Jun, 2019)PMQs this week saw discussion centred around Grenfell and fire safety.
BCC says business investment 'hit' by Brexit uncertaintyThe British Chamber of Commerce claims that UK businesses will undergo less investment due to Brexit contingency planning.
Nurseries face funding gap, according to surveyIn England's most deprived areas, nurseries are facing increased risk of closure due to a funding gap, according to the Early Years Alliance.
New Sizewell nuclear power station could raise energy bills by £6The construction of a new nuclear power station at Sizewell in Suffolk could raise energy bills by a few pounds every year. Under the proposed financing plan, users would pay up front, with the surcharge likely to be an additional £6 on the average energy bill, and the developers would borrow against this guaranteed income.
Car production falls, causing contraction of UK economyThe UK economy has contracted because of “dramatic” fall in car production, according to ONS figures.
Lisa Forbes (Labour) wins Peterborough by-electionBy a margin of 683 votes, Labour won the seat at the expense of the Brexit Party candidate Mike Greene.
Ban on tenant fees effective as of todayTenant Fees Act 2019, effective as of today, prohibits landlords and letting agencies from charging tenants for “costs associated with setting up, renewing or ending a tenancy”.
Businesses respond to stalled Disability Equality Training BillAs the Disability Equality Training Bill has come to a standstill in parliament, we spoke to Bascule and Driver Periodic Training to get their take.
European Elections: Main parties suffer as Lib Dems and Brexit Party excelThe Brexit Party dominated the European Elections in the UK, winning nine out of 12 regions and claiming 29 of 72 seats in the European Parliament. The Liberal Democrats also performed strongly, finishing second and topping the vote in London. They won 19.6 per cent of the total vote and claimed 16 seats.
British house prices show north-south divideHouse prices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have increased by up to 3 per cent in the last year, while London has seen a 1.9 per cent decrease in house prices.
British Steel put into insolvencyBritish Steel has collapsed and been put into liquidation, risking 5,000 jobs and threatening a further 20,000 in the supply chain. The government’s Official Receiver has now taken control of the company
Renowned estate agent responds to RaabFormer Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab laid out his plans for reviving the "dream of home ownership" this week.
‘Executive reflection’ can help in pursuit of UN sustainable development goalsThis April coincides with the UN Sustainable Development Goal of Decent Work and Economic Growth and in light of this, Review contributor Jackie Arnold of Coach 4 Executives reflect on the power of Executive Reflection in tacking unemployment and low growth around the world.
Labour leader Corbyn worried evidence of antisemitism was ignoredJeremy Corbyn suggested evidence of antisemitism within the Labour party was ignored during leaked recording uncovered by the Sunday Times.
University launches new courses focused around artificial intelligence in attempt to close skills gap