Gerry Adams refused internment compensation following changes to the Legacy Bill

Gerry Adams refused internment compensation following changes to the Legacy Bill

The House of Lords has passed several amendments to the Northern Ireland Issue (the Inheritance and Reconciliation Bill) that would have prevented a number of former republican prisoners, including former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, from seeking compensation for internment without trial in the 1970s. The government has said that up to 400 compensation claims … Read more

Reaction to bill banning boycott of Israeli goods – BBC News

Reaction expected on bill banning Israeli boycott - BBC News

By Ione Wells, Politics correspondent, & Paul Seddon BBC news July 3, 2023 Updated 53 minutes ago Caption, A picture shows the Jewish settlement of Kedar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank in June 2023 The government has been urged to rethink its plans to fine public bodies that initiate boycotts against Israel. The proposal received … Read more

Reaction expected on bill banning Israeli boycott – BBC News

Reaction expected on bill banning Israeli boycott - BBC News

By Ione Wells Political journalist 3 July 2023, 14:42 WIB Updated 1 hour ago Caption, A picture shows the Jewish settlement of Kedar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank in June 2023 A cross-party reaction is expected to the government’s plans to fine public bodies that initiate boycotts against Israel. Critics argue it is inconsistent with … Read more