DOCTORS’ union leaders are demanding urgent talks with the Government, threatening strikes until 2025 and beyond if they don’t get the pay deal they want.
But they have already walked away from talks on non-pay issues, and they know ministers can’t possibly entertain their ridiculous 35 per cent demand.
Doctors’ union leaders know ministers can’t possibly entertain their ridiculous 35 per cent demand[/caption]
Senior medics, trained at taxpayers’ expense and earning an average £128,000 a year, will still be able to do lucrative private work on strike days — on top of up to £260 an hour they may have charged the NHS for covering for striking junior colleagues.
Nurses who accepted the best pay offer the nation could afford showed they valued their patients above money.
The Marxist BMA bullies holding the country to ransom? Not so much.
End of road?
DRIVERS are set to receive a major boost today when the Competition and Markets Authority is expected to recommend a PumpWatch comparison website to expose greedy petrol retailers.
It could see motorists save up to £8 every time they fill up their tanks, if forecourt owners are forced to lower their inflated pump prices as hoped.
Drivers are set to receive a major boost today thanks to the PumpWatch comparison website[/caption]
For years, through our Keep It Down campaign, we have been arguing that the highway robbery rip-off must end.
Now it just might.
Flaw and order
FEWER than one in ten violent assaults last year ended in a thug being charged.
The Met Police banned cops working at the weekend’s Pride event from wearing a badge commemorating colleagues killed on duty[/caption]
Chiefs decreed that some in the LGBT community might take offence if they mistakenly thought the badge, based on a Union Jack, was vaguely similar to an emblem with a US flag linked to transphobic groups in America.
So, officer, how’s the attempt to prioritise genuine crime-fighting over woke ideology going?
For you, Jade
Shadow Justice Minister Steve Reed is spot-on in saying it is “indefensible” that fathers retain parental rights over kids whose mums they have murdered.
If judges have the power to remove those rights then they must do so.
And if they don’t, then the law must be changed as a matter of urgency.