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Gove confirms mandatory housebuilding targets for councils will be abolished in face of Tory rebellion – UK politics live | Politics

Gove confirms levelling up bill will be amended to abolish mandatory housebuilding targets for councils Michael Gove, the levelling up secretary, has sent a letter to Tory MPs confirming that the government will water down housebuilding targets, PA Media reports. PA says Gove told the […]

The Chinese protests are about politics and freedom, but they are also about what COVID might do if it is let loose now

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain While a lot of attention has been given to the unprecedented protests in China about the “dynamic zero COVID” policy, not much has been written about the wider political context, and particularly the young people leading the protests. These young protesters […]