Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Campaigners are urging the BBC to drop links to a £3.5 billion theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over environmental fears. The mega-attraction is earmarked for Kent marshland which just last month was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The BBC’s Studios arm has joined ITV Studios and Paramount Pictures in agreeing to lend naming … Read more

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park

Green campaigners urge BBC to cut ties with new £3.5bn theme park dubbed ‘British Disneyland’ over fears for wildlife including rare jumping spider BBC, ITV and Paramount Pictures agreed to lend TV show naming rights to The London Resort theme park The £3.5billion project in Kent is set to be built on marshland designated as a Site … Read more

Campaigners start legal action over Covid ban stopping home residents aged over-65 from taking trips

Campaigners start legal action over Covid ban stopping care home residents aged over-65 from taking trips to see family and friends during pandemic The action is being taken by dementia rights pressure group John’s Campaign  Government guidance says only under-65s can be allowed out to see people It blames rule on risk older care home … Read more

Campaigners hail Government `startling U-turn´ on…

Environmental campaigners have hailed an eleventh hour U-turn on a controversial application for a new coal mine on the Cumbrian coast.  Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has intervened and ordered a public inquiry into the construction of Woodhouse Colliery, Britain’s first new deep coal mine in over 30 years.  Northern Tory MPs had banked on the … Read more

Rishi Sunak Budget ‘super deduction’ could wipe Amazon corporation tax bill to ZERO, say campaigners

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its bill: Online giant’s corporation tax could be cut to zero, campaigners warn The online retail giant’s British sales soared 51 per cent to £19.4billion last year Its warehousing arm paid £6.3mil in tax in 2019 despite raking in £3bn in sales But campaign groups say … Read more

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its corporation tax bill, campaigners warn

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its bill: Online giant’s corporation tax could be cut to zero, campaigners warn The online retail giant’s British sales soared 51 per cent to £19.4billion last year Its warehousing arm paid £6.3mil in tax in 2019 despite raking in £3bn in sales But campaign groups say … Read more

Oliver Dowden says museums must not be ‘pushed around’ by campaigners

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden warns UK museums must not allow themselves to be ‘pushed around by the zeitgeist of the day’ as he says some institutions feel ‘bullied’ by left-wing campaigners Oliver Dowden said museums cannot be ‘pushed around by zeitgeist of the day’ He said ‘principal duty’ of museums is to ‘preserve and conserve … Read more

Campaigners say shoppers should switch to small eggs because producing big ones is painful for hens

Animal welfare campaigners say Britain’s shoppers should switch to smaller eggs for their breakfasts – because producing big ones is too painful for the hens British Hen Welfare Trust is appealing to consumers to switch to smaller eggs  More than half of eggs laid by commercial laying farms are large or extra large But research … Read more

Gamblers lose £614m in a MONTH as campaigners warn the industry is ‘cashing in’ on Covid pandemic 

Gamblers lose £614m in a MONTH as campaigners warn the industry is ‘cashing in’ on Covid pandemic Record £614million lost by gamblers in December, £71mil more than in October  Industry is now coming under fire with accusations they’re cashing in on Covid’ Figures show 2.1million played online slots and casino games in December By Daily … Read more

Gamblers lose £614m in a MONTH as campaigners warn the industry is ‘cashing in’ on Covid pandemic 

Gamblers lose £614m in a MONTH as campaigners warn the industry is ‘cashing in’ on Covid pandemic Record £614million lost by gamblers in December, £71mil more than in October  Industry is now coming under fire with accusations they’re cashing in on Covid’ Figures show 2.1million played online slots and casino games in December By Daily … Read more