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Government urged to reform high street policy after large job loss estimates

The British Retail Consortium has called for a government shake-up of its high street policies after estimating that 85,000 retail sector jobs have been lost in the past year.

British Steel made available for new bids after exclusivity arrangement expires

The government is prepared to open talks with new bidders looking to acquire the troubled British Steel firm after failing to agree terms with Ataer Holding, the Turkish company which was granted exclusivity earlier this year.

New "green housing revolution" addresses housing experts Beal Homes' longstanding concerns

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick unveiled a new "green housing revolution" in October, promising a new green standard for new-build homes to tackle climate change and bring down household bills.

Which? magazine draws similar conclusion to Fashion House Group over "death of the high street"

Which?, the consumer advice magazine, has announced that the "death of the high street" may have been overestimated.

No.10 calls for election as MPs reject Brexit deal timetable

MPs have voted in favour of Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan but rejected his timetable to push all relevant legislation through in three days.

Commons Education Committee unveils poor SEND practices in new report

The Commons Education Committee has hit out at special educational needs and disabilities provision for children and young people in a new report, calling it a “major social injustice”.

Government borrowing rises by 20% over last six months

According to the Office for National Statistics, government borrowing has risen by 20 per cent during the first half of the financial year.

PM to seek approval for Withdrawal Agreement Bill in key Commons vote

Prime minister Boris Johnson will look to win the support of MPs in a vote on his Withdrawal Agreement Bill, paving the way for the UK to leave the EU by the Article 50 deadline of October 31 as planned.

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