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The government have signalled that they will make concessions on Euratom in this evening's debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

The government is coming under increasing pressure from a cross-party coalition of MPs to guarantee protections for the nuclear industry ahead of a key amendment being debated as part of the EU Withdrawal Bill today.

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The current cold snap has seen the coldest winter weather so far, with some parts of the country facing considerable travel disruption due to the winter weather.

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Defence is in the news and the defence budget is under increased pressure. Whilst journalists have focused on potential cuts to the front line and spats between the new Defence Secretary and Chancellor, too little attention has been paid to the role of defence as a UK industrial sector.

Early in the New Year the Cabinet Office will publish its security review which is looking at 12 different strands of UK security. The purpose of the review is to ensure that the UK’s investment in existing capabilities address the current national security challenges.

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Prospect calls for Royal Navy work to go to Rosyth
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With workers at the Rosyth Dockyard in Fife facing 250 redundancies, Prospect, the biggest union on site, is calling for a...

Government to draft revised home-schooling guidance
  • 12-Dec-2017 11:02

The Department for Education plans to draft and consult on revised guidance documents on elective home education for local authorities...

Prospect union calls for more details on Euratom concessions
  • 13-Dec-2017 17:58

The government have signalled that they will make concessions on Euratom in this evening's debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill....

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in environment and rural affairs
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Geraldine O’Connell, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in environment and rural affairs.

Visitor and Sales Assistants in Royal Museums Greenwich vote to take industrial action
  • 11-Dec-2017 14:49

Prospect members working at Royal Museums Greenwich have voted to take industrial action following imposed contractual changes.

BT pension indexation case update
  • 11-Dec-2017 18:07

Expert witness testimony about the appropriateness of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) for increasing pensions in retirement dominated the second day...

Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 5-Apr-2017 10:37

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or...

Prospect union calls for more details on Euratom concessions
  • 13-Dec-2017 17:58

The government have signalled that they will make concessions on Euratom in this evening's debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill....

We need properly resourced and fairly paid public servants
  • 22-Nov-2017 13:00

Prospect makes the case for public sector pay in Parliament

Survey shows huge spike in highly-skilled EU Nationals thinking of leaving UK
  • 13-Nov-2017 21:28

Continued uncertainty about the status of EU nationals because of Brexit is creating a vacuum filled by fear, anger and...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in sport
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Alan Leighton, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in sport.

Government signals that UK could stay in European Aviation Safety Agency
  • 1-Dec-2017 16:09

Media reports have indicated today that the UK government will ask the EU if it can stay in the European...