News

News

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

Hull first city in the UK to have full fibre broadband coverage

Hull is now the first UK city where everyone can have access to full fibre optic broadband after a seven-year long investment programme into its provision by local firm Kcom.

Wages for coastal workers £1,600 less than average

BBC News has published findings revealing that workers living in the coastal communities of Great Britain earn around £1,600 less per year on average than those living further inland.

Hays Travel acquires 555 Thomas Cook stores

Hays Travel, the independent travel agent, is set to purchase all 555 Thomas Cook shops.

Parliament to meet for special Brexit sitting

Parliament is set to meet for a special Saturday sitting on October 19 to discuss the future of Brexit.

Productivity falls at fastest rate for five years

According to the Office for National Statistics, UK productivity has fallen by the fastest rate in five years.

No 10 source: Brexit deal "overwhelmingly unlikely"

Following a call between Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel, a No 10 source has said that a Brexit deal is “essentially impossible”.

UK debt would hit 50-year peak under no-deal Brexit, IFS claims

The Institute for Fiscal Studies believes that any no-deal Brexit would see UK debt rise to levels unseen since the 1960s.

SNP will support Labour govt for second referendum powers

According to the SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, the SNP would only support the formation of a Labour minority government if they were given the power to hold another referendum on Scottish independence.

Featured Organisations

Bitrez Group Ltd

Bitrez Ltd is the UK’s leading privately owned designer, developer and manufacturer of speciality polymers. The company has an annual turnover of appr... Read more

Building Craftsmen Dumfries

Committed to supporting the local areas in which they operate, Building Craftsmen Dumfries aim to work with local subcontractors and keep the money th... Read more

Siteline Geospatial

Whether working in confined depths or at dizzying heights, Siteline strives to provide its clients with accurate and comprehensible spatial data that ... Read more

Latest News