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Welsh Government’s role at arms fair to be reviewed

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Earlier this year, campaigners won a legal challenge over the UK government’s decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Welsh Government’s stand at one of the world’s biggest arms fairs is to be reviewed, the first minister has said. Mark Drakeford said it attended Defence and Security Equipment International […]

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Watchdog questions collection of public’s Gov.uk data

Image copyright Gov.ukImage caption Gov.uk is a central website for all government services The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office is questioning the UK government about the collection of personal data on its Gov.uk platform. It follows a Buzzfeed report claiming leaked documents showed the prime minister had ordered the website to be used as a platform […]

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Johnson promises new domestic abuse bill

Image copyright Getty Images Boris Johnson has confirmed the government will introduce a new bill aimed tackling the “horrific crime” of domestic abuse when Parliament returns. Previous legislation, forcing councils to provide shelter for victims, was dropped after the prime minister suspended proceedings at Westminster. Several charities wrote to him, asking for a “clear” pledge […]