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“Beer and sandwiches in Number 10”

Many people know the phrase “beer and sandwiches in Number 10”. The expression came into being during Harold Wilson’s first term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Whenever Wilson had any negotiating to do with trade union leaders, he would invite them to his official residence – Number 10 Downing Street, London – for … Continue reading

Covid-19: Authorities in England, Wales, and Scotland fail on replacing free school meals

Around 1.3million children around the UK currently get free school meals, mostly because their parents get certain benefits, such as Universal Credit or working tax credit. When the schools were shut the authorities realised that they needed to compensate families who would struggle to provide meals at home that had been provided free at school. … Continue reading

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