The next round of devolution deals comes to West Yorkshire, with a proposal for a new directly elected mayor and £1.8bn of funding into the area over the next 30 years. The deal, signed by the region’s council leaders and the government in March 2020, will see residents in West Yorkshire vote for their mayor […]
Author: Emily Horner
Emily is from East Leeds, studies journalism at Leeds Trinity University and is a history graduate from Greenwich University. Her hobbies and interests include creative writing, learning about different cultures, spirituality, and both historical and modern fashion.
The agriculture bill had its second reading in the House of Lords on Wednesday 10 June 2020. But UK farmers remain uneasy and fear that the bill has been rushed through parliament without any clarity that food imports will meet UK production standards. The reading was led by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. He described how […]
Behind the scenes of this global pandemic, the tidying-up of Brexit and trade negotiations continue. The agricultural bill was passed through its third reading at the House of Commons on 13 May. It was the first to be voted on electronically by MPs, to comply with the Covid-19 social distancing measures. The bill had amendments […]
Covid-19 has resulted in challenges for most of us due to the social distancing rules. But what is the impact on the estimated 850,000 people with dementia in the UK? People with dementia need to do things regularly to keep refreshing their memory. Social contact, stimulation and routines are important for helping them to maintain […]