Brexit and Ireland’s Blackmail -An interview with Robin Tilbrook 01.12.17

Brexit and Ireland’s Blackmail -An interview with Robin Tilbrook 01.12.17

On 1st December the EBN interviewed Robin Tilbrook, the Chairman of the English Democrats, on his views over the Brexit negotiations/EU Blackmail. Here he also highlights the problems of N.Ireland and the Conservative and Unionist Party in keeping an open border with Ireland whilst also leaving the EU.

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Rising star to lead UK’s fusion energy programme

Rising star to lead UK’s fusion energy programme

From: UK Atomic Energy Authority, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Jo Johnson MP First published: 3 August 2016 Professor Ian Chapman has been appointed Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson. New CEO, Prof Ian Chapman Professor Chapman will take over the role from present CEO Steve Cowley on 1 October. He will lead the UK’s magnetic confinement fusion research programme at Culham Science…

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Six-year restriction for former snooker star who gambled away £453,200

Six-year restriction for former snooker star who gambled away £453,200

From: The Insolvency Service First published: 3 August 2016 William Joseph Thorne was handed a 6 year restriction on 01 August 2016 after filing a petition for bankruptcy. William Joseph Thorne has been handed a 6 year bankruptcy restriction from 01 August 2016 for borrowing £453,200 from friends and acquaintances that he had no reasonable expectation of repaying. He spent the money on gambling which has resulted in his bankruptcy which he filed on his…

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Removal of property leads to prison term for company director

Removal of property leads to prison term for company director

From: The Insolvency Service First published: 3 August 2016 Company director Mr Ian Ellison has been imprisoned for 6 months following an initial investigation by the Insolvency Service. On 24 June 2016, the Preston Crown Court sentenced Mr Ian Ellison to immediate imprisonment for 6 months. Mr Ellison had pleaded guilty to one offence of Removal of Property under section 357(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986. Mr Ellison’s conviction follows an initial investigation by the…

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Pension liberation company shut down after Insolvency Service investigation

Pension liberation company shut down after Insolvency Service investigation

From: The Insolvency Service First published: 3 August 2016 Thames Trustees Ltd, a Preston-based company, which facilitated and operated a pension liberation scheme, has been wound up in the High Court following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. The company acted as trustee of the Westminster Pension Scheme (‘the Scheme’) which was established in December 2012. Clients were induced to move their existing pension funds into the Scheme on the basis that they would receive…

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Debt collector directors collect combined 22 years’ disqualification

Debt collector directors collect combined 22 years’ disqualification

From: The Insolvency Service First published: 3 August 2016 Two directors involved in a company providing debt collection services have been disqualified from acting as directors following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. Terence Mellor, 52, of Northumberland and Ross Alan Morton, 28,of Sunderland, have both been disqualified following an application to the court for a total period of 22 years. Terence Michael Mellor and Ross Alan Morton were both disqualified by the court on…

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UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia

UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia

Liam Fox said the UK had already been approached about a number of possible trade deals Australia has called for a free trade deal with Britain following its exit from the European Union. Theresa May described the move as “very encouraging” and insisted it showed Brexit could work for Britain. In a phone call to the new PM, her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull said he urgently wanted to open up trading between the two countries….

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After the death of MP J. Cox we look at Batley and Spen’s crime figures

After the death of MP J. Cox we look at Batley and Spen’s crime figures

The constituency of Batley and Spen has a population of 108,000, however the crime statistics make for shocking reading. Over the past year violent crime hit 1892, possession of firearms 29, Anti Social Behaviour 3,427 and list list continues as you can see from the chart below, which comes from the local Police forces own web site. Batley and Spen is not a small crime free Yorkshire hamlet as it is being made out, Batley…

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Junior doctors’ contract deal agreed

Junior doctors’ contract deal agreed

By Nick Triggle BBC Health correspondent Image copyrightPA A deal has been agreed in the long-running dispute over a new junior doctors’ contract in England. Government negotiators and the British Medical Association leadership have reached an agreement after eight days of talks at conciliation service Acas. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the deal was a “significant step forward”, while the BMA said it represented the “best and final way” to end the row. The offer will…

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