Day: 17 June 2018

Lovesport – 16th June 2018

Lots on Grenfell one year on – how do we make social housing better and why do we have so little of it? Plus Brexit, the gridlock and how Theresa May’s NHS announcement shows she is ready to side with the hardliners.

Roller coasters, Geronimo and Ugley (sic) women

A look back at the 16th June in year gone by, from the world’s first Roller Coaster through to the foundation of the Women’s Institute.

Mandatory English tests in Australia – will any of them pass?

Australia is about to get stricter on the level of English required from migrants. What about the local population – will they be taking the tests?

Trump returns home from G7 and Kim Jong Un photo-op

Donald Trump’s overseas trip achieved nothing except pissing people off, says Richard Kazimer in the US.

Should parliament have a vote on the Brexit deal?

Should parliament decide what deal is reached – or do we leave it to the cabinet to determine our future? I talk to talk to Bronwen Maddox , the Director of the Institute for Government.

What the Lords wanted to change in the Withdrawal Bill

It’s easy to criticise the House of Lords for wanting to change the Withdrawal Bill, but isn’t it good news that someone is going through it with a fine toothed comb? I discuss the changes they want to see.

A confusing time to be a Brexiteer

There’s a lot of confusion amongst Brexiteers about what they want. Do they want to take control of our borders? And do they want democracy? Or are they justifiable losses in the fight for the greater good?

We don’t need another Grenfell

After Grenfell, there has to be a fundamental question about the quality and availability of social housing.

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