Tom Watson Hits Out at Corbyn Supporters “Secret Plan” to Take Control of Labour

According to West Bromwich East MP and Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson, the  future of the Labour Party is at risk and that a number of leftist supporters have enacted a “secret plan” to overthrow the party. Watson said, “I...

Indian film director Farhan Akhtar To Speak At London School Of Economic’s India Forum

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), is hosting twofold forums as part of the prestigious annual ‘LSE India Forum 2017’ (LIF), a leading forum in the UK involving keynote speeches and panel discussions on major economic, political...

Welcoming The Sugar Tax

Birmingham health chief, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, has welcomed Government plans for a sugar tax on soft drinks as ‘a victory for children’s health’. In his 2016 Budget, Chancellor George Osborne this afternoon unveiled a tax on the makers of sugary...

USA GETS TRUMPED

After a cataclysmic campaign that saw FBI investigations, sexual assault claims, smears and vitriol galore and a media frenzy focused on two insanely polarising characters, America has finally decided on its new 45th President: Donald Trump. The world watched on...

Female Parliament Members Suffer Widespread Abuse and Threats of Violence

A study by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) has revealed widespread abuse, violence and sexual harassment towards female parliamentary members around the world. 55 female MP’s took part in the survey, representing parliaments around the globe. More than 80% of...

We Won’t Be Second Best, Says Region

Birmingham business leaders have accused the Chancellor of shunning the West Midlands in his Budget – and warned the region would not be relegated to ‘second best.’ Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce went on the attack after George Osborne made...

The “Scourge on Social Mobility” aka Unpaid Internships Might Soon be Banned

This Friday will see MP’s debate over whether unpaid internships should be banned, with interns receiving the minimum wage instead. Tory MP Alec Shelbrook, the bill’s sponsor, termed unpaid internships a "scourge on social mobility" as they unfairly favour...

Owen Smith Now Sole Challenger Vying for Labour Leadership

After dropping out of the race, Angela Eagle has thrown support towards Owen Smith, the only remaining contender in the Labour leadership race. Before getting into politics, Smith worked as a BBC producer and lobbyist for Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical...

Talented Graduates To Join Council To Think Ahead

The council – working alongside the Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – was among 16 local authorities and health trusts across England selected to team up with charity Think Ahead to provide on-the-job training, enabling the graduates to...

Two thirds of young people in the West Midlands are locked out of jobs...

Key statistics 63% of young people in the West Midlands don’t apply for certain jobs because they don’t think they’ll be seen as the ‘right’ kind of person for the role 32% say their ethnicity is a factor in securing a...