'Gender pay gap' found in 96% of government departments and 90% of universitiesFigures submitted to the Government Equalities Office have shown that 90 per cent of universities and 96 per cent of government departments pay the average male employee more than the average female employee.
May likely to call fourth vote on her dealTheresa May will again bid to get her Brexit deal through parliament this week after it was rejected MPs on Friday.
Withdrawal Agreement defeated for third timeThe Withdrawal Agreement has been defeated for a third time in the House of Commons, losing by 344 votes to 286. Unlike the two previous votes, this vote was not on the deal as a whole but only the Withdrawal Agreement, leaving out the political declaration. This means the result is not classified as a “meaningful vote.”
The Independent Group to become Change UK as they apply for party statusThe Independent Group of breakaway MPs has applied to register as a political party under the name Change UK. The move comes amid speculation that the UK may not leave the European Union by May 22 if Theresa May does not manage to pass her Withdrawal Agreement in time.
Mary Creagh: “The government has had 1,000 days to sort out the Brexit chaos, parliament is only on day one”