Govt 'exploiting scandal to crack down on unions'

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady claims the Government is "cynically trying to exploit a political sleaze scandal to crack down on unions":


Government is exploiting sleaze scandal to crack down on unions, says TUC

Ms O'Grady added, “Making it harder for working people to take strike action and for unions to support local candidates is not the way to clean up politics".


Speaker 'suspends House passes'

Speaker John Bercow has reportedly ordered the suspension of more than 80 House of Commons passes amid concerns over lobbying.The Government will bring forward a bill to introduce a statutory register of lobbyists by the summer, Downing Street said.