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Study explodes EU over-legislation myth

10 Feb 2015, By

A study by two academics has shown that the idea that most of our legislation comes from the EU is a complete myth and, far from producing too much legislation, the EU is only producing a small minority of the new laws coming into effect in Britain.

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Safety inspections are a requirement, not an option says ILO.

02 Dec 2014, By

The International Labour Organisation, which sets international regulations on a range of employment and health and safety issues has just considered a case that could have ramifications for the British Government’s inspection policies. Last month they issued a report on a complaint by Dutch trade unionists that the Dutch Government had failed to comply with…

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Remembrance Day: Justice for veterans with mesothelioma

11 Nov 2014, By

On Remembrance Day is is worth reflecting on those veterans who died, not on the battlefield, but because of diseases they contracted while serving in the military, and how we treat these people. I am thinking in particular of those who develop mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. It can…

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