Tag: Theresa May

Pressure grows on May and Rudd over Windrush scandal

Sayeeda Warsi says fault with hostile environment lies with policy itself not implementation Theresa May and her home secretary, Amber Rudd, have come under further pressure over the Windrush generation to get compensation, says Theresa May video She and Rudd have, however, repeatedly blamed officials for the way the implementation of a policy they insist was …

U.K. to Seek Ban on Domestic Sale of Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds

The U.K. promises to ban the sale of single use plastic drinking straws and cotton buds later this year in a bid to clean up the world’s oceans. Prime Minister Theresa May announced the plans ahead of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders in London, urging the former British colonies to follow suit. Oceans are littered with …

Home Office destroyed Windrush landing cards, says ex-staffer

Evidence of UK arrivals discarded despite case worker protests, says former employee The Home Office destroyed thousands of landing card slips recording Windrush immigrants arrival dates in the UK, despite staff warnings that the move would make it harder to check the records of older Caribbean-born residents experiencing residency difficulties. A former Home Office employee said …

Theresa May says she deeply regrets Britain’s legacy of anti-gay laws

Commonwealth nations urged to overhaul legislation that treats LGBT people as criminals Theresa May has said that she deeply regrets Britains historical legacy of anti-gay laws across the Commonwealth as its 53 leaders gathered in London for their annual summit. The prime minister urged the Commonwealth nations to overhaul outdated, colonial-era legislation that treats more than …

May Defends Syria Airstrikes Without Parliamentary Vote

Attack was about chemical weapons, not regime change, she says Labour leader says the move was ‘legally questionable’ This language was aimed at heading off some of the arguments that members of parliament on all sides used when they voted against air strikes in Syria in 2013. At that time, May’s predecessor David Cameron had made …

Britons Back Holding a Vote on May’s Brexit Deal

A majority of Britons support holding a vote on the final Brexit deal secured by Prime Minister Theresa May, according to a YouGov poll conducted for the pro-remain group Best for Britain. Those saying the public should have the final say on whether to accept the Brexit deal or remain in the European Union exceeded opponents …

AggregateIQ: the obscure Canadian tech firm and the Brexit data riddle

Documents released last week shed more light on the puzzle of the companys links to Cambridge Analytica Find Christopher Wylie. That instruction 13 months ago came from the very first ex-Cambridge Analytica employee I met. He was unequivocal. Wylie would have answers to the two questions that were troubling me most. He could tell me about …
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