Is the DVLA doing Enough to Tackle Counterfeit Licences?

Illegal drivers on the roads are not only breaking the law, but are also posing a great danger to other road users due to potentially being unaware of the rules of the road and not to mention probably driving a car that isn’t insured for their use.

Half of drivers clueless about cyclists’ rights on the road

Advertisment You can feel the animosity between cyclists and car drivers on the road at times, but it’s not surprising when half of drivers admit that they’re clueless about cyclists’ rights on the road. With each incident on Britain’s roads, you can feel the hostility grow between

NHS to be hit with £500m bill on return of post-Brexit pensioners

Advertisment The NHS will possibly be hit with a £500 million a year bill on the return of thousands of British pensioners from European countries after Brexit, a report by the Nuffield Trust has predicted. Due to Europe negotiations, many retired British pensioners may not get care

Everything You Need to Know About the New Driving Test Rules

Like it or not, in order to have a full driver’s licence you must pass a forty minute test put in place by the DVLA, which includes an assessment of your driving, one manoeuvre and a 5-10 minute independent drive during which you will follow road signs

Housing Benefit Cuts: The Worst Hit Areas

It’s no secret that the Tories have cut housing benefit, and despite their reasoning, there are certain parts of the UK that have been the hardest hit, causing devastation and homelessness amongst many young families. Recently, new research has emerged that reveals the 10 worst areas of

DWP PIP Assessments Produce Unfair Results

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have faced backlash after assessments for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) have been labelled “damaging” to mental health sufferers and have left thousands facing cuts or removal from the system unfairly. Advertisment The PIP system is slowly taking over from the

The Real Effects of Housing Benefit Cuts on Young Adults

In this year’s Spring Budget a Cameron and Osbourne-era policy, that had been a key plank in their Tory Manifesto, was released which withdrew housing benefits to unemployed 18-21-year-olds. Advertisment This forces young people who are jobless to live either with their parents or find a way

Is the NHS Helpline Working as it Should Be?

NHS 111 is a non-emergency helpline that you can call to speak to a medical professional to discuss any symptoms you might be having. If your symptoms are non-complicated you can receive a diagnosis there and then on the phone, along with advice and recommended treatment. However,

How to Avoid Rises in Council Tax

Advertisment Announced earlier this year, Council Tax is on the rise. The rise is estimated to be 5% across the country, with the majority of councils in England and Wales implementing the change as soon as it’s available.  Council Tax must be paid by anyone over the

New Plans by Ministry of Justice for Four Supersized Jails in UK

The Ministry of Justice has officially announced its plans to build four, new, supersized jails in the UK. The new plans will mean that there will be 5000 new modern prison places available throughout England and Wales. The sites that are due for development are Full Sutton