News

News

Stay up to date with the latest news on politics and business. Follow @theparlreview on Twitter for more live updates

New Huawei 5G equipment banned from December 31

Digital secretary Oliver Dowden has announced that UK mobile providers will be banned from purchasing new Huawei 5G equipment after December 31, while all of the Chinese firms 5G kit must be removed from UK networks by the year 2027.

UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

The UK economy grew by a modest 1.8 per cent compared to April, rebounding slower than economists had anticipated.

Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England from July 24

From 24 July, the government has said that face coverings must be worn in shops in England.

Health and care visa system included in new immigration plans

Plans for a fast-track health and care visa have been included as part of the proposed framework for the new points-based immigration system that will replace freedom of movement from January 1, 2021.

FlyResearch poll: week 15 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens. In conversation with The Parliamentary Review, managing partner Greg Ward discusses the findings from the fifteenth wave of the Covid-19 tracker survey, published on July 9 and sourced from data collected on July 3, and while wellbeing and government support has seen some marginal improvement, there were some unfortunate regressions seen elsewhere.

Gove defends £705 million investment in Britain's post-Brexit borders, Leaders Council reports

The announcement of a £705 million funding package to help manage Britain’s post-Brexit borders has been defended by cabinet minister Michael Gove, the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has reported.

Patel: UK “ready to welcome the best and brightest”

Home secretary Priti Patel has said that the UK is “ready to welcome the best and brightest global talent”, with further details of the government’s post-Brexit immigration plans due to come this week.

Southport Pleasureland boss says VAT cut ‘doesn’t go far enough’

Norman Wallis from Southport Pleasureland has criticised the government for ignoring the VAT struggles faced by the amusements industry.

Featured Organisations

The Sheffield Children's Centre

Founded in 1994, The Sheffield Children’s Centre was registered as one of the UK’s first early excellence centres. The centre continues to provide out... Read more

Vinegar House

Vinegar House, situated in Derby, is a 13-bed care home catering for adults under the age of 65 suffering from various aspects of mental health illnes... Read more

GS1 UK

Virtually every item that is traded in a shop or online, anywhere in the world, is marked with a barcode. That barcode is just a machine-readable vers... Read more

Latest News

Ministers open-minded about vaccine passports