Tag: UK

When The Headline’s A Lie…

A county council is set to ban thousands of employees from taking smoking breaks. Really..? E-cigarettes will also be prohibited from being used in all council buildings, land and vehicles during working hours by Nottinghamshire County Council when new rules…

Doesn’t Compute…

Hackney’s top police chief has admitted his force can’t get to grips with the borough’s knife culture. Maybe you aren’t speaking to the right people? Speaking at a passionate public debate on how to make Hackney safer, Det Ch Supt…

The NHS, Gawd Bless It!

A medical tribunal heard the patient had arrived at 7.30am for his surgery and was waiting with other men due to have vasectomies. There was “some disquiet” when patients who arrived at 11am were seen before those who arrived earlier…

The Human Cost Of False Allegations…

…and, as usually turns out to be the case, institutional incompetence: Mr Jones, who worked as a courts officer for East Sussex County Council, said simple checks could have prevented the case going to court. He said: “The main allegation…

Because Tories Aren’t People!

Dawn Foster clearly thinks so, anyway: Picture a typical first time buyer. Chances are the image you have is of a young professional couple who’ve spent years scraping together a deposit, and are keen to own the roof over their…