For our democracy: National day of action sees Kill the Bill protests return this Saturday


A national day of action has been called for this Saturday ahead of the House of Lords vote on the Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill (PCSC).

If passed, the bill will give the home secretary the authority to ban protests due to excessive noise, and create criminal offences for "wilful obstruction of a highway and interference with the operation of key infrastructure." It will also make "locking on," which is the 'attachment' of a person or object to another person, object, or land, punishable by up to 51 weeks in prison.

PMQs: Garden party 'apology' brings the Prime Minister's position into question once again


Yesterday’s Prime Minister's Question Time was dominated by scathing criticism of the government after the Prime Minister finally admitted to attending a garden party during the height of lockdown. It comes after another round of damaging emails have sufaced, the latest of which show his principal secretary encouraging more than 100 staffers to attend a bring (their) own booze event at Downing Street.

Full Interview: Birmingham's Cllr Sharon Thompson discusses life in politics with her niece, Meesha Hall


What is it like to be a cabinet member in local government and what would it mean for your outlook in leadership? 

Christian Weaver: 'My goal is to make the law work for ordinary people'


I’m Christian, a 27 year old barrister.

Let me ask you a few questions.

If your landlord changed the locks and you could no longer access your home – would you know what to do? If your younger brother called you from a police station, could you tell him his rights? If bailiffs knocked on your door right now – would you legally know how you can respond?

WATCH: Sovereign Comics discuss using edutainment to highlight the dangers of county lines during Global Crime conference


If you don’t know Dean and Paul of Sovereign Comics I’m sure you will soon. The pair lead the London-based comic book group and have long been consistent around two fundamental points:

Nationwide Kill the Bill protests lined up for this Wednesday


With the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill - otherwise known as the policing bill - returning to the House of Lords this Wednesday (8th December) the public are once again demanding an end to a bill that appears destined to severely restrict protest.

Chidiebere Ibe is breaking new ground for black medical illustration


Disparities in health outcomes are not a new phenomenon. It was most visible during the first wave of the pandemic last year, but it was also evident in recent coverage of the Black maternity health controversy earlier this year.

During a Channel 4 documentary aired in March, Dr. Christine Ekechi discussed how the origins of medicine had contributed to the inequalities found in present-day healthcare outcomes.

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