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Businesses respond to select committee call for leasehold reform

Following the publication of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee report into reforming the leasehold system, we spoke to Alan Robinson of Robinson Jackson and Joe Darragh of Mandale Group, both businesses within the sector, and MP Bob Blackman to assess their responses.

Ian Blackford interview: "In the 2016 referendum, no one voted to be poorer"

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, sits down with The Parliamentary Review to tell us about his time in Westminster, the gap between business and politics, his constituency, Scottish politics and Brexit. He also addresses issues that a constituent of his, Gordon Simpson of Simpson Builders, raises with the Review.

Brexit deadline extended to October 31

The Article 50 deadline was extended until October 31 last night following an emergency summit in Brussels.

PMQs summary (Wed 10th Apr, 2019)

Today in PMQs, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn made conspicuously little mention of Brexit and instead focused their discussion on local authority funding and poverty.

Leasehold market “desperately” needs reform, argues Bob Blackman MP

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee have released a report calling for serious reform to the leasehold system. We spoke to Bob Blackman, a member of the committee and MP for Harrow East, about the committee’s proposals.

Justice Minister announces major reforms to divorce law

The Ministry of Justice is to introduce no-fault divorce plans in the next session of parliament. The new legislation is the most radical reform to divorce law in 50 years, and would remove the need for proof of fault or mutual consent from divorce proceedings.

May to meet European leaders for emergency summit

Theresa May will meet EU leaders today to discuss a potential extension to Article 50.

Apprenticeship levy contributions could be raised to promote more opportunities for school leavers

Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton said this week that apprenticeship levy contributions could be increased to increase the number of opportunities available for school-leavers.

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