The great probation debacle

Why was it privatised? When the coalition government declared in 2013 that the probation service in England and Wales was to be partprivatised,…

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Trouble at No. 10

“Well, that’s one puzzle solved,” said Michael Deacon in The Daily Telegraph. Two months ago, the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, announced plans for…

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The statue wars

The boarding up of Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square last Friday, to protect it from protesters, says “much about the state of…

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