Government confirms the ban of third party sales of puppies and...

The government has confirmed it will be banning third party sales of puppies and kittens, Animal Welfare Minister David Rutley announced today (23/12). The decision...

CCTV to finally become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England from...

Legislation to make CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses in England to safeguard animal welfare has been laid by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The legislation will...

New air quality plan published for consultation

Options open for consultation to reduce nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities. The government today published a draft plan to improve air quality by...

Gov announces medicinal cannabis is legal from November

For the first time in the UK, expert doctors have been given the option to legally issue prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines when they agree...

Government supports Brums bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham is to be the UK’s official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced. The city’s bid plans have...

‘Ministers don’t have a clue’ says local MP as Smart Meters...

Local MP Steve McCabe has slammed the Government’s failing smart meters programme as a damning report from the National Audit Office (NAO) published yesterday...

Unemployment has risen again in the Selly Oak constituency for the...

Latest unemployment figures show unemployment has risen again for the third month in a row in the Selly Oak constituency. Local MP Steve McCabe has...

Advice: Wonga gives conflicting advice after data breach

Payday lender Wonga has admitted personal information for some of it's UK customers has been stolen in a data breach. Over 270,000 of their customers...

Continued heatwave warning issued by Public Health England

Hot weather forecasts for parts of England have prompted warnings to take care from Public Health England. News from Met Office is that the hot...

New £30m government initiative to reduce rough sleeping

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today set out a bold cross-government plan of action to significantly reduce the number of people sleeping rough as the...

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