Peers are set to debate the Government’s legislation to reform the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards scheme over four years since the Lords Committee called for it to be replaced. Dods Monitoring's Daniel Laing explains.
Written by Bruce Reilly, Political Consultant on 13 June 2018
Dods Monitoring’s Bruce Reilly assesses the recent Health and Social Care Committee report on childhood obesity and predicts what is likely to be included in the Government’s refreshed childhood obesity plan, expected imminently.
Written by Bruce Reilly, Political Consultant on 10 November 2017
With Budget Day fast approaching, Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of the NHS, set out his stall with one of his most political speeches yet, which is saying something for a public servant with a history of openly contradicting the Government. But what do his remarks say about the state of the NHS and how this will impact the politics surrounding the health service? Stevens certainly knows how to target the Government’s weaknesses, focussing on Brexit, public sector pay and NHS funding.