The Boris Johnson government

2019-07-23 00:00:00

Boris Johnson elected leader of the Conservative Party

Boris Johnson is elected leader of the Conservative Party, and by consequence the Prime Minister, taking over the reins from Theresa May.

2019-10-04 00:00:00

Govt pledge of higher pay hangs the least advantaged out to dry

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, said he would extend the right to the National Living Wage, but young workers and those on insecure contracts still miss out.

2019-10-18 00:00:00

Govt urge dissatisfied workers to become careworkers

The government is pinning its recruitment hopes on those currently dissatisfied in their jobs, despite the poor pay, long hours and high turnover in social care.

2019-10-18 00:00:00

Modern slavery victim toll rising

Despite government reports that investigations are on the increase, experts warn that the number of victims is rising too.

2019-10-25 00:00:00

Northern Irish health workers getting left behind in pay deals

NHS workers in Northern Ireland are being forgotten when it comes to improvements in pay and conditions, public services union, Unison, has warned.

2019-11-01 00:55:42

Leaked document reveals govt plan to tear up workers’ rights

A leaked document seen by the Financial Times has revealed the government's plans to dilute workers' rights after the UK leaves the EU.

2019-11-01 23:02:43

Govt proposes consultation on making employers provide references

Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, claimed that such legislation would prevent employers threatening would-be whistleblowers with reference withdrawal.

2019-11-15 20:49:13

Govt plans to amend Human Rights Act would contravene the European Convention on Human Rights

The Conservative Party has proposed to amend the Human Rights Act so as to prevent the investigation of British soldiers accused of the murder of Irish citizens during the Troubles.

2019-12-12 12:52:10

Boris Johnson's govt wins election

The Conservative Party won the election with a significant majority of 330 seats, allowing it to pass legislation with little challenge from the opposition.

2019-12-19 00:00:00

Govt promises to seek a cross-party consensus on social care strategy

The Tory Manifesto promise to seek cross-party consensus was included in the Queen's speech, although with many differing views in Parliament it will be interesting to see how this can be achieved.

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