Our amendments to the Fire Safety Bill would prevent remedial cladding costs due to historic building defects from being passed on.
With a ten-year background working in the education sector, I know that teachers are some of the most dedicated people you will ever meet.
People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.
Defensive medicine may intellectually go against years of training and logic, but it keeps us legally protected. But it might not work in these wartime conditions.
The irony is that the EU itself has declared there are no food safety grounds to ban the process.
As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
Without strong baseline regulations there is no clarity for industry or robust protection for the public. Fire safety must be a given, not a lottery.
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
Safety has improved but the financial as well as human cost of crashes remains high. A new online tool shows where work is most needed.
OK, it’s a silly question, but it applies no less to Liam Fox’s shadow than to the Trade Secretary himself.
300 people died last year – leaving safety up to lifeguards is not enough. All children must learn to swim.
Some of the criticisms of Sir Martin Moore-Bick have gone much too far, and seem to be attempts to make political points in the wake of a terrible tragedy.
Plus: Why haven’t Kensington and Chelsea’s leaders resigned too? Labour double standards on the Prime Minister. And: how Jake Berry became a cockney.