Devonport dockyard, where Britain’s Trident submarines are serviced, is put on ‘special measures’ by nuclear regulators for another five years.
KICK IN THE CRUTCH
Disabled people who rely on the new Personal Independence Payment face arbitrary disqualification as the benefit comes up for its first annual review.
FOBBED OFF ON FOBTs
The government ignores advice and rejects a call to slash the sum punters can stake on notorious fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).
A whistle-blower who lost her job after revealing ‘utter chaos’ in a South London health department will learn her fate at an employment tribunal.
The UK’s international development fund CDC may have cleaned up its act – but it’s still consorting with private equity funds based in tax havens.
OVERCHARGING AND OVER HERE
News that the US giant Pfizer has been overcharging the NHS for anti-epilepsy drugs will embarrass some of its political chums in the UK
Despite fatalities and repeated warnings, councils are doing virtually nothing to fit sprinklers in tower blocks which are home to around 800,000 people.
Degrees from AC Grayling’s ‘world class’ New College of the Humanities will be accredited by lowly Southampton Solent, which doesn’t even have a humanities department.
London’s growing army of houseboat dwellers are having to share a tiny number of water taps and rubbish points – and nobody wants to help.
Fashion designer and self-styled ‘social activist’ Dame Vivienne Westwood continues to use unpaid interns… but now calls them ‘volunteers’ instead!