The Ministry of Justice has launched an internal inquiry into the mental health backgrounds of prisoners who committed suicide.

New statistics from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have shown that 4,134 people slept rough per night across England in 2016 - a 16 per cent increase on the previous year.

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised that the government will publish a White Paper setting out its Brexit plans, during Prime Minister’s Questions.

The Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee have called on the government to enforce legislation to ban sexist dress rules at work.

A review of sentencing guidelines by the Sentencing Council has directed that speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales are set to rise by 50 per cent.

The Supreme Court has ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the government can trigger Article 50.

Minister for Faith and Integration Lord Bourne and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has announced a £210,000 funding boost to be shared among Near Neighbours community projects in England.

Stockport’s chief executive Eamonn Boylan is set to become the first full time boss of Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce has urged the Scottish government to take its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector.

The UK government has reappointed consultancy firm Ricardo Energy & Environment as its National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory agency.

Theresa May is set to unveil a modern Industrial Strategy to build on Britain’s strengths and secure a future as a competitive, global nation.

The Department for Transport has announced it is on the hunt for a company to design, build and maintain a fleet of high speed trains for Britain’s HS2 network, a move which is set to cost £2.75 billion.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for employment support funding to be allocated to councils and not Jobcentre Plus (JCP), the national agency in charge of getting people into work.

A proposal has been published calling for Oxfordshire six councils to be abolished and replaced by one county-wide local authority.

HMRC has announced it is introducing a new technology to its services that will recognise a customer’s voice when they call and reduce call times.

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