House of Lords

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Name: House of Lords
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Local government less elitist than other parts of society – SMPCP

Local government appears to be less ‘elitist’ when compared other parts of society, . The headline figures in the article highlight that the UK is run by an ‘over-representation’ of those educated at independent schools and Oxbridge. For instance, it ... [Published Public Sector Executive - 1 hour ago]
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We Need More Digital Angels

While the Electoral Reform Society despair at the ever-expanding House of Lords, I am delighted at the addition of seven new female peers. David Cameron is bringing young, tech-friendly women into the House of Lords; they have been dubbed Dave's Digital ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 2 hours ago]
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Report says Britain still a 'deeply elitist' society

Elitism so stark it could be called social engineering. Strong words by the government’s own social mobility and child poverty commission. In a just released report that examines who is in charge of Britain; it finds that key institutions simply do not ... [Published Press tv - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

TRF-Britain slides down women in parliament league table-report

By Katie NguyenLONDON, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Less than a quarter of Britain's cabinet ministers and parliamentarians are women, and the country is sliding down a global league table of women in politics, according to a report published ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 28 2014]
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Holding the Internet to account

Much has been made of the recent 'right to be forgotten' ruling, with many - including the UK's House of Lords - condemning the regulation as unworkable at best and 'wrong in principle' at worst. The ruling dictates that engines such as Google are legally ... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
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Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital skills

Media, marketing, business and internet captainswill next week be called in front of a House of Lords committee as part of itsinvestigation into the UK’s digital competitiveness.Virgin Media, BT and the British Chambers ofCommerce will be quizzed on Monday ... [Published Freelance UK - 6 hours ago]
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Minimum wage isn't a career path

Thank you, Mr. Lutze, for proving my point that teachers, intentionally or not, are doing this country a great disservice by teaching socialist/communist economics. If you truly were taught and believe we have class structure as it is in other countries ... [Published NWI Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Britain still run by a privately educated elite

They need to widen the pool of talent they recruit from to encompass state schools and non-Russell Group universities by using school and university-blind applications. They should also build long-term relationships with schools through mentoring and ... [Published Economia - Aug 28 2014]
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Lords move to guarantee long-term funding for cycling and walking

Walking and cycling campaigners are backing a proposal to change the law to guarantee long-term funding for cycling and walking, given the Government is guaranteeing this for roads investment.An amendment to be tabled in the House of Lords would "fill ... [Published Transport Xtra - 15 hours ago]
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Policing in the U.S. is setting a bad example

The tragic shooting of an unarmed teenager by your police and the resulting street clashes are damaging the image of the U.S. across the world. Sadly these events in the U.S. are not exceptional in recent years. Too often,  police have used unnecessary ... [Published STLtoday.com - 18 hours ago]
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My Heroes Are Made of Stuff Such as This

RICHARD Attenborough, who has died aged 90, was the luvvie'sluvvie. He was known affectionately as "Dickie", by which name hewas familiar to one and all but which he himself, it seems, couldnot abide. That he had a talent for friendship goes without ... [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 10 reports

New study shows the shocking extent of Britain’s social mobility problem

Social mobility in “deeply elitist” Britain is so embedded it has created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a government report.The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has released a 76-page report this morning outlining the state of elitism ... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]

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Yet in the same Judgment, Potter P went on to say, at paragraph [59], that "any element of compensation is best dealt with by a generous assessment of her continuing needs "
Prospects: Despite being a vehement critic of David Cameron, Ms Dorries has insisted she will not be joining UKIP, saying "only one party which can deliver on its promise is offering a referendum and that's the Conservative Party"
The University of Lincoln's Vice Chancellor, Professor Mary Stuart, said: "We are delighted to be celebrating our students' achievements, and Lincoln Cathedral provides a truly remarkable setting in which to do so. Graduation represents an opportunity to reflect on years of hard work and dedication, and look forward to many exciting times ahead. It is important to share this time with the friends, family and tutors who have supported our students throughout their degree courses, and we are also pleased to be recognising the outstanding accomplishments of our Honorary Graduates, who are inspirational to us all."
Astro Teller, head of the Google X labs, told the BBC : "Even just a few of these, being able to shuttle nearly continuously could service a very large number of people in an emergency situation."

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Compensation in Financial Remedies Cases – Part... [Published Family Law Week - 1 hour ago]
Local government less elitist than other parts ... [Published Public Sector Executive - 1 hour ago]
We Need More Digital Angels [Published Huffington Post UK - 2 hours ago]
Who's next? Tory MPs linked to UKIP [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
Students and stars to celebrate Lincoln graduation [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
Report says Britain still a 'deeply elitist' so... [Published Press tv - 4 hours ago]
Holding the Internet to account [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital sk... [Published Freelance UK - 6 hours ago]
Google reveals Project Wing, drone deliveries t... [Published ITProPortal.com - 8 hours ago]
Independence debate is hotting up on Dumbarton ... [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - 10 hours ago]
GUEST COMMENTARY: Minimum wage isn't a career path [Published NWI Times - 10 hours ago]
Seminar on "Recent Developments in Contract Rem... [Published Singapore Law Watch - 10 hours ago]
Aled Blake: My radical solution to the country'... [Published Wales Online - 11 hours ago]
Will climate change drive a revolution in build... [Published Eco-Business - 13 hours ago]
SBID International Design Awards 2014 finalists... [Published INEX Online - 14 hours ago]
Lords move to guarantee long-term funding for c... [Published Transport Xtra - 15 hours ago]
Authentic Compassion Does Not Include Assisted ... [Published Boston Pilot - 16 hours ago]
Lord Chancellors should be judges, APIL argues [Published Legal Futures - 16 hours ago]
Read all of our Scottish independence essays [Published The Scotsman - 17 hours ago]
Policing in the U.S. is setting a bad example [Published STLtoday.com - 18 hours ago]
Clearing the air on a fibre-to-the-node NBN [Published Business Spectator - 19 hours ago]
Diversity at the top is further away than we th... [Published Chartered Management Institute - 21 hours ago]
It's naive to think David Ward is the true voic... [Published Jewish Chronicle - 22 hours ago]
Admission to a nursing home can never become a ... [Published BioPortfolio - 22 hours ago]
Saleh al-Mutlaq discuss with British envoy the ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 23 hours ago]
JC Power 100: Numbers 100 - 51 [Published Jewish Chronicle - 23 hours ago]
Why Can't You Get a Good Job? Wrong School [Published Huffington Post UK - 23 hours ago]
My Heroes Are Made of Stuff Such as This [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
Network Rail joins the public sector: but don't... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Network Rail joins the public sector: but don't... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
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Labour attempts to strengthen regulation of UK ... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 26 2014]
The Labour party believes the rules covering fracking – or hydraulic fracturing – for gas are not tight enough and will attempt to strengthen regulation of the controversial drilling method by tabling a series of amendments to the infrastructure bill ...
Remembering Richard Attenborough, the Man Behin... [Published TIME.com - Aug 25 2014]
When Richard Attenborough was a teenager in 1939, his parents wanted to adopt two German Jewish girls fleeing the Third Reich. His mother Mary presented the option to Richard and his two brothers, telling them it was the only right thing to do but that ...
What I've learned in my first year in the House... [Published News » Politics - Aug 22 2014]
The House of Lords is now in recess for more than two months and I have been a peer for a year. I’ve found there are difficult practical aspects of being a lone peer, and have made a lot of mistakes, but when I look back I see that it has become easier. ...
Tory MPs Slam Sainsbury's Over Kosher Food Removal [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Conservative Members of Parliament have today slammed the decision by British supermarket Sainsbury's to remove kosher food from its shelves during an anti-Israel demonstration this weekend. As reported by Breitbart London, the Holborn branch ...
Were we Misinformed About our Obligations in th... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Aug 18 2014]
Because if so, could such a thing happen again? History is never irrelevant. Our current government seeks to hurry us into a war whose end is – by the Prime Minister’s own admission – unknown. I thought this would be a good moment  to take a deeper look ...
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Dignified Debate [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
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La doctora Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Premio Nobel... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 17 2013]
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