A new report has discovered that 52 per cent of British adults believe that abuse and neglect in care homes for the elderly is common.

The Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has claimed that the UK government appears not to have learned the lessons from its 2011 Libya intervention.

The UK Government must protect single market status in order to avoid being ‘driven-off a hard Brexit cliff-edge’.

The Bus Services Bill has been hampered by the ‘government’s failure to publish key secondary legislation and guidance’.

Andrew Lansley has voiced his disappointment at the lack of extra funding for the NHS and social care in the Autumn Statement.

The government has been warned that plans to expand Heathrow Airport could breach its climate change laws.

The Autumn Statement saw Chancellor Philip Hammond vow to make the UK economy ‘resilient’, despite its decision to leave the EU and has forecasted a higher borrowing and slower growth.

The final councils have backed plans for the £800 million devolution deal for the Cambridge and Peterborough to go ahead.

According to official figures, government borrowing fell by more than expected to £4.8 billion in October thanks to record for tax revenues for the month.

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to announce £400m of funding for a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund.

The government has announced it has dropped plans to force higher-earning social housing tenants to pay more in rent.

The Aberdeen City Region Deal has been launched with the official signing of the £250 million agreement.

Cardiff Council cabinet is expected to hear progress proposals for an £8 billion tidal lagoon in Cardiff Bay.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to prioritise transport links in the region as part of his upcoming Autumn Statement.

Friends of the Earth have revealed that there is no funding earmarked specifically for natural flood management, despite ministers encouragement.