Negotiations failed, DP MPs: Together in the elections

13:45 02/11/2022 Even though the negotiations for the union failed, democratic deputies say that in the elections of May 14, the DP should face the socialists with a common candidate. After failing to find a common language, the representative for negotiations from the Alibeaj group, Gazment Bardhi, had a short answer. “sorry”were the only words … Read more

The closure of Agron Shehaj’s business/The Ministry of the Interior responds to the MP’s accusations

21:06 20/10/2022 The Ministry of the Interior has officially responded to the accusations of the deputy of the Democratic Party, Agron Shehaj, for the closure of his business. The Ministry of the Interior states that “MP Shehaj’s company has established activity in the building with over 55% additional floor space, or in other words 560 … Read more

MPs supporting Alibeaj submit the draft law on “Territorial”

16:52 05/10/2022 As they had warned, a group of deputies of the Democratic Party submitted to the Assembly the bill for the new territorial division. The co-chair of the Territorial Reform Commission, Dhurata Çupi, said that the initiative filed in the Assembly envisages an increase of 33 in the number of municipalities from the current … Read more

DP MPs meeting with ambassadors in Tirana

13:26 05/10/2022 In the Presidency of the Assembly, 7 DP deputies met with 8 ambassadors of different countries in Tirana. The ambassadors of the USA, EU, OSCE, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland and the deputy ambassador of Great Britain were present at the meeting. While from the group of the Democratic Party, Enkelejd Alibeaj, Jorida Tabaku, … Read more

MPs are urging doctors to stop using ‘body mass index’

MPs urge doctors to ban ‘shaming’ term BMI or ‘body mass index’ amid fears it can harm patients’ self image Doctors should stop using body mass index as a measure of health, MPs say  The MPs instea want medics to adopt a ‘health at every size’ approach  Committee also suggested ‘dangerous’ obesity strategy may make … Read more

Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ holiday testing plans

Holidaymakers target countries with high vaccine levels like Israel, US and Malta as ministers look to ‘prioritise trips to nations where at least 50% of adults have had a jab’ while Tory MPs urge PM to ditch ‘costly’ testing plans Travel firms see bookings spike for trips to countries with high vaccination rate US, Malta … Read more

Tory MPs slam union guidance for nursery teachers to be taught about white privilege

Nursery teachers should be taught about white privilege so toddlers can ‘develop anti-racist views’, say unions Unions and charities want nursery teachers trained so toddlers can be anti-racist Tory politicians said that it was the ‘wrong way to go about’ combating racism  MP says it ‘insults white working-class people from disadvantaged backgrounds’ By Mail on … Read more

Pupils who staged protest over ‘racist’ Union Flag need to be taught about its history, say MPs 

Protesting pupils’ list of demands presented to the head – and what he has already agreed to A statement purporting to be from the pupil protesters breaks down their ‘demands’.  An extract from this document is shown below, with changes that headteacher Daniel Smith has agreed to marked by an asterisk and italics.  DISCRIMINATION   We … Read more

MPs join forces in bid to block vaccine passports plan

FORTY rebel Tories including six ex-Cabinet ministers join forces with opposition MPs in bid to block ‘divisive and discriminatory’ vaccine passports Unlikely alliance condemned vaccine passports as ‘divisive and discriminatory’  Members of coalition were organised by the pressure group Big Brother Watch Signed a pledge to oppose the idea if it is brought forward by … Read more

Covid France: Emmanuel Macron slammed by opposition MPs as third lockdown announced

Emmanuel Macron has been accused of behaving like a ‘monarch’ while presiding over ‘a disaster the like of which we’ve never seen’ after he imposed a third national lockdown.  The French president last night blamed the ‘British variant’ for creating ‘a pandemic within a pandemic’ as he finally bowed to weeks of pressure from medics … Read more