British Parliament

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Name: British Parliament
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Bournville to open skills college in India

Birmingham’s Bournville College is to open a £500,000 Centre of Excellence in Kolkata, India, at the end of the year to train local people in “soft skills”, technical education and healthcare.The announcement came as the The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick ... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - 13 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Kazakhstan center of peace and reconciliation opens in London

27.08.2014 21:33Kazakhstan Center of Peace and Reconciliation has opened in the heart of London. It aims promote the national culture in Europe. The new center will offer Kazakh language classes, provide scholarships for foreign researchers interested ... [Published Kazakh TV - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

ICE transport call emerges as election issue

With the UK Parliament enjoying its summer recess, ICE has been busy preparing for how it will continue to lead the infrastructure debate this autumn. Emerging election issuesICE has frequently called on political parties to consider further extending ... [Published Institution of Civil Engineers - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Conservation is too conservative in the UK

The native and popular (even in fiction) dormouse is Muscardinus avellanarius , while the edible dormouse, Glis glis is a much larger beast that is well established in a small area where it escaped from a Rothschild collection in 1902! Would you know ... [Published Earthtimes.org - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Europe calls out corporate tax schemes our politicians won’t

You’ll have to forgive Amazon for getting a little flustered when the British Parliament publicly blasted the company for “gaming the system” to dodge paying taxes.Amazon is an American company. They’re used to far more deferential treatment.Responding ... [Published Seattle Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Clegg launches new Dadabhai Naoroji Awards and new exchange programme to deepen links with India

Tuesday 26th August 2014 | 13:11 A press release from the Deputy Prime Minister's Office:DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS TO NEW DADABHAI NAOROJI AWARDSNew exchange programme will see thousands of young people from the UK travel to India to ... [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral Commission | One week left to register to vote at Scottish Independence Referendum

There is now just one week to go until the Scottish Independence Referendum registration deadline (Tuesday 2 September).Over 50,000 registration forms have already been downloaded from the Electoral Commission’s www.aboutmyvote.co.uk website in the first ... [Published Electoral Commission - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Scottish referendum result will not resolve the crisis which threatens to break-up the UK

A Scottish No vote doesn’t resolve the UK constitutional crisis.Politicians and academics are in a frenzy of speculation about the implications of the Scottish referendum vote, whatever the outcome. If Scotland votes for independence, which appears unlikely, ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sound Off - Aug. 25

WHO CARES ABOUT TANEY?I think the news media put too much stress on those Little Leaguers.CONCERNED FANCOMPROMISE WORKSI’ll sometimes watch the highlights from the British Parliament on C-SPAN, and it seems like over there they actually get stuff done ... [Published Delco Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chasm tilts Scots toward independence ; Politics in the north have long leaned further to left than in England

STEPHEN CASTLEInternational New York Times08-19-2014Chasm tilts Scots toward independence ; Politics in the north have long leaned further to left than in EnglandByline: STEPHEN CASTLEType: NewsConservatives' sway has dwindled in the north, reflecting ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Poll shows almost all Westminster MPs expect ‘No’ vote

Almost all MPs at Westminster are expecting a No vote at next month’s referendum.A poll by Ipsos Mori of 81 politicians found 95% believed independence would be rejected.Every Conservative and all Welsh MPs who were asked said Scots would back the Un ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Does the UK parliament have a woman problem?

Westminster is often criticised for being out of touch and not being as representative as it could be: of the 650 MPs in the Commons currently only 147 (23%) are women. So what efforts are being made to make parliament more inclusive? Are there any specific ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]

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" It is a great honour to name the awards after Dadabhai Naoroji. The Grand Old Man of India is one of my political heroes, having broken down enormous barriers by entering the BritishBritish Parliament as the first Asian MP and challenging European prejudices about Indians. He is celebrated for his achievements in India and in the UK, and it is fitting that we should name these awards after him."
"There is no limit on the number of Indian students who can come and study in the UK. We welcome them with open arms because in many ways our education sector is the engine room of our friendship. That is why I was so keen to bring universities and colleges with me as part of my delegation so they can extend the unique experience of a British education to more Indian students."
"With just a week left to register to vote we’re encouraging anyone who’s not already registered to download a form at www.aboutmyvote.co.uk or call our helpline on 0800 3 280 280 to request one as soon as possible.”"

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