John Apter the chairman of The Police Federation for England and Wales has praised the SNP’s decision to give officers North of the Border a 6.5% pay rise. At the same time he has accused the Westminster Government for showing “contempt” to Police officers in England and Wales.
Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital
Freelance Journal journalist covering all things politics in the UK. I also have an interest in middle east and south american affairs.
A series of major forest fires that are on-going near Golspie in Sutherland, are in close proximity to overhead power lines that supply the entire far north of Scotland.
I’d like to highlight the environmental protections that should have had much more prominence.
“Money cannot mitigate the destruction of natural habitat. “
Benefit fraud accounts for just 1% of money paid in error. £1.05bn is the HMRC’s own fault!
More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Universal credit traps the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
“disabled claimants receiving Job Seekers Allowance, (JSA), were 26-53% more likely to be sanctioned than claimants who were not.”
“I’ve always been taught from a young age that you pay what you are due.”