This all-out attack on safety will have lethal consequences for workers and the public alike as businesses are given the green light to cut corners.
Vince Cable's set of plans will drag the clock back and goes hand in hand with massive cuts to the enforcement arm of the health and safety executive.
This isn't about cutting red tape, it's about cutting the throat of safety regulations and the trade unions will mobilise a massive campaign of resistance.
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Police say that anyone who sees Whitehouse should not approach him, but instead call them on 999 and quote incident 23 of 18 February.
A cloudy day for most, with mist and murk, along with some outbreaks of rain, slowly spreading across western parts of the UK.
Wet weather to end the weekend.