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Vast majority of nurseries say they are underfunded by government, poll finds

Vast majority of nurseries say they are underfunded by government, poll finds Vast majority of nurseries say they are underfunded by government, poll finds The vast majority of nurseries have said they do not get enough funding from the government, according to a poll. In a survey of providers, 95 per cent said government funding for three- and four-year-olds did …

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Government breaks manifesto commitment to pensioners

Government breaks manifesto commitment to pensioners Government breaks manifesto commitment to pensioners The Government has abandoned a manifesto commitment on increases to the state pension because of concerns over the potential cost. The triple-lock guarantees that pensions grow in line with whichever is highest out of earnings, inflation or 2.5%. But the policy has been temporarily shelved because the impact …

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Government urged to announce decision soon on triple lock

Government urged to announce decision soon on triple lock Government urged to announce decision soon on triple lock The Government is being urged to “bring clarity” soon on the future of the state pension triple lock. Reports suggest that a decision on the triple lock, which is used to uprate pensions, is set to be made imminently and an announcement …

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Open classrom windows to cut spread of Covid in schools, government adviser says

Open classrom windows to cut spread of Covid in schools, government adviser says Open classrom windows to cut spread of Covid in schools, government adviser says Teachers should consider keeping classroom windows open to reduce the spread of Covid in schools, a government health adviser has said. The return to school for pupils in September under near-normal conditions has led …

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Government urged to make tackling ‘insane’ shipping prices top priority

Government urged to make tackling ‘insane’ shipping prices top priority Government urged to make tackling ‘insane’ shipping prices top priority The Government must make forcing companies to lower shipping costs for UK businesses a “top priority”, the director of a London-based toy company has urged. Bosses of British toy businesses have spoken of how “insane” price hikes in shipping tariffs …

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How Government Decisions Left Tennessee Exposed to Deadly Flooding

How Government Decisions Left Tennessee Exposed to Deadly Flooding

How Government Decisions Left Tennessee Exposed to Deadly Flooding How Government Decisions Left Tennessee Exposed to Deadly Flooding The floods that killed at least 20 people in Tennessee last weekend arrived with shocking speed and force — seemingly a case study of the difficulties of protecting people from explosive rainstorms as climate change gets worse. A closer look at what …

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Aviva tells Government it must stop search engines promoting financial scams

Aviva tells Government it must stop search engines promoting financial scams Aviva tells Government it must stop search engines promoting financial scams The Government must legislate to ensure search engine companies do not mislead consumers or promote financial scams, according to a global insurer. Aviva said the Government must include paid-for adverts in the scope of its Online Safety Bill …

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Chaos Persists at Kabul Airport as Taliban Discuss New Government

Chaos Persists at Kabul Airport as Taliban Discuss New Government

Chaos Persists at Kabul Airport as Taliban Discuss New Government Chaos Persists at Kabul Airport as Taliban Discuss New Government In an effort to speed the evacuation, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III ordered six commercial airlines to provide passenger jets to help with the growing U.S. military operation evacuating Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul, the Afghan capital, the …

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The British Government Is Launching an Antibody Surveillance Program

The British Government Is Launching an Antibody Surveillance Program

The British Government Is Launching an Antibody Surveillance Program The British Government Is Launching an Antibody Surveillance Program The British government is starting an antibody surveillance program for adults who test positive for the coronavirus in order to develop a better understanding of its vaccine campaign and the immune response to different virus variants. The program, which the U.K. Health …

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Taliban Leader Baradar Returns to Kabul Aiming to Form Government

Taliban Leader Baradar Returns to Kabul Aiming to Form Government

Taliban Leader Baradar Returns to Kabul Aiming to Form Government Taliban Leader Baradar Returns to Kabul Aiming to Form Government The Taliban appeared closer to forming a government nearly a week after seizing the capital as their leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, arrived in Kabul to begin talks with former President Hamid Karzai and other politicians. “The negotiations are going …

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