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HGV shortage: No parking spaces, fines for breaks and how life on the road is turning drivers away from UK
HGV drivers have warned the UK’s supply chain crisis will not be eased until facilities and working conditions catch up with the rest of Europe. There are multiple factors that have contributed to the shortage, some unique to the UK and others not.© Provided by The i Service Stations © Provided by The i Drivers told i they areContinue reading “HGV shortage: No parking spaces, fines for breaks and how life on the road is turning drivers away from UK”
Social care is facing the worst workforce disaster in living memory as exhausted and underpaid carers quit the profession in their tens of thousands. A catastrophic cocktail of low wages, staff burnout, mandatory Covid jabs and post-Brexit immigration rules has brought the industry looking after our old and vulnerable to its knees. But today theContinue reading “Social care in crisis as stressed and angry workers demand: ‘End this nightmare’”
The father of the alleged jihadist being held on suspicion of murdering Sir David Amess had himself received death threats from Islamist terrorists, The Telegraph can reveal. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, was continuing to be questioned on Sunday night in connection with the frenzied knife attack on the Tory MP, which is being treated as anContinue reading “Father of alleged jihadi suspected of killing Sir David Amess had himself faced Islamist threats”
‘Why is hypocrisy so odious?” asked the political theorist Judith Shklar almost half a century ago. Hypocrisy, she argued, is a necessity, a recognition that we are human and imperfect and that we cannot but transgress. The calling out of hypocrisy, Shklar observed, can often be more socially corrosive than the hypocrisy being called out. There is,Continue reading “Whether freedom of speech or fairness to migrants, some principles are sacred”
Britain’s leading Muslim organisation is to issue new guidance to help British Somalis and other individuals and mosques deal with any incidents of hatred emerging in the aftermath of Sir David Amess’s death. Zara Mohammed, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said that mosques in and around Southend were devastated by theContinue reading “Muslim group to issue hate crime support after killing of David Amess”
ChartistHomecoronavirus Covid lays bare lies of austerity By Farah El-Sharnouby -05/10/2021 The Government’s “vaccine amnesty” is insufficient in addressing health discrimination against migrants Tory hostile environment has deepened health inequalities during pandemic, says Farah El-Sharnouby Covid-19 has forced us all to look inwards; but as well as teaching us about ourselves, it has also exposed and exacerbated existingContinue reading
Critics said the scramble for HGV drivers was the latest example of the government’s “staggering incompetence”. Undocumented migrants with HGV licenses have been sent official government letters begging them to help ease the fuel crisis – despite having no official right to work in Britain. People who overstayed their visas have now been told theirContinue reading “Britain begs undocumented migrants to become lorry drivers”
Northern Ireland’s children’s commissioner has said some young people risk being plunged into poverty because of the immigration status of their parents or carer. In a new report, Koulla Yiasouma said families affected by immigration rules face a condition called “No Recourse to Public Funds” (NRPF) which prevents them from accessing many social security benefitsContinue reading “Children affected by immigration rules and at poverty risk, warns Commissioner”
Windrush activists ‘disgusted’ after being turned away at Tory conference Windrush activists ‘disgusted’ after being turned away at Tory conference. Anthony Brown, co-founder of the Windrush Defenders group, also said that when he went to collect his pass he was instead met by the same adviser, Myles Stacey, who only allowed him to attend chaperoned,Continue reading “Windrush activists ‘disgusted’ after being turned away at Tory conference”
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