Transport Secretary sees major infrastructure investment in action in Birmingham

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22 April 2012

 

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited Birmingham New Street today to see progress on a £600 million project to transform it into one of the country’s flagship rail stations and help highlight more than 200 more infrastructure projects due to start this year.

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International study finds consistent change in biodiversity rather than systematic loss.

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New research challenges understanding of biodiversity crisis

International study finds consistent change in biodiversity rather than systematic loss.

A University of St Andrews study has found that, despite fears of a biodiversity crisis, there has in fact NOT been a consistent drop in numbers of species found locally around the world.

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Government’s retirement life expectancy guidance is “dangerously generic”

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When You Cost Too Much You Gotta Go – Coalition Cutting Costs

Government plans announced today to include life expectancy estimates as part of new point-of-retirement financial guidance have been slammed as “well-intentioned but dangerously generic” by deVere United Kingdom’s Head of Financial Planning.

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Jenny Beth Martin Responds to new IRS Revelations

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Today, Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin is responding to revelations of just how far the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) went in targeting conservative groups. Not only did IRS officials subject tea party groups to increased scrutiny, they also apparently colluded with the Department of Justice in an effort to pursue investigations of these groups, despite having zero evidence of criminal activity. The IRS’ actions are tantamount to bullying and intimidation, and the American people won’t stand for it any longer. See Martin’s full statement below.

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Breaking: Tea Party Patriots Files Lawsuit Against IRS

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Today, Tea Party Patriots filed a lawsuit in the District of Columbia against the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Treasury. The suit aims to force the release of documents pertaining to the IRS’ proposed burdensome regulations on 501c4 organizations. Tea Party Patriots believes in transparency and the rule of law across all levels of the federal government. The American people have the right to know why the IRS is trying to impose stricter regulations on non-profit groups, and the process by which it does so. See the full press release below.

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