LTN resident forced to pay £300 to bailiffs after council sent penalty notice to wrong address

A spokesman for Marston Holdings, the parent company of Marston Recovery, said: “The enforcement stage fee was removed during the visit in recognition of the customer’s frustration regarding their address. “After reviewing Body Worn Video footage of the visit we did not uphold complaints against the enforcement agent’s conduct, but offered a goodwill payment in … Read more

EU must agree to renegotiate Northern Ireland Protocol or cause indefinite chaos

“The DUP are refusing to nominate because they’ve got a mandate through the election, as the largest party in unionism, not to nominate until the Protocol is resolved. And at the moment, the Protocol, which the EU claims is about protecting the Good Friday Agreement, is the very document putting the Good Friday Agreement most … Read more

Tory windfall tax row widens as two more Cabinet ministers reject the policy

The Northern Ireland Secretary insisted the Government could not rule anything out if investments did not take place, but stressed ministers were “all very right to be wary of windfall taxes”. “I’m a Conservative, I believe in a low tax economy. We want to see as much money in people’s pockets as we possibly can … Read more

Universities’ racial equality scheme branded ‘egregious wokery’

A charity charging universities thousands of pounds a year to take part in a racial equality scheme is behind “the most egregious wokery” in higher education institutions, government figures have claimed. Advance HE, which counts scores of universities as members of its Racial Equality Charter scheme, is said to be responsible for dramatic cultural changes … Read more

Quango reviewing Rwanda asylum plan could be scrapped

A Whitehall body that announced a review of the accuracy of official documents on Priti Patel’s Rwanda policy could be overhauled or even scrapped as part of a bid to reduce the number of quangos. The Telegraph understands that the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) has been earmarked as part of a … Read more