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Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process and security “at risk” should the UK leave the EU

Northern Ireland’s security, economy and delicate peace process will be negatively affected should the UK vote to leave the European Union (EU). This is the argument put forward in a new article published by the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute. As the EU Referendum...
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Syrian refugee tragedy escalates debate on border security regimes to fever pitch

The tragic human cost of the present refugee crisis unravelling across mainland Europe finally crashed into our mass conscience with the gruesome images of the body of a three year-old Syrian boy washed ashore in Turkey. Consequently, the rhetoric around whether to lock down our...
Posted On 08 Sep 2015
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Investigatory Powers Review highlights law that’s “fragmented, obscure and under constant challenge”

This morning in Parliament, Prime Minister David Cameron published the much-anticipated report of the Investigatory Powers Review. Entitled ‘A Question of Trust’, the document was submitted by David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation and a debate...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: set to work with a confident and buoyant business community
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New Conservative Government “inherits a buoyant business community” states BDO Business Trends Report

The new Conservative Government has inherited a confident business community but, according to the latest Business Trends Report produced by accountants and business advisory concern BDO LLP, underlying fragility remains a “cause for concern”. BDO’s Optimism Index,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: assisting UK cyber security businesses
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Raft of measures designed to boost UK cyber security companies unveiled by Government

New measures designed to assist businesses in facing ‘the cyber security challenge’ and help our digital space organisations tap into the US market have been announced as Prime Minister David Cameron visits the United States alongside several UK security companies....
Posted On 19 Jan 2015
Home Secretary Theresa May has condemned this week's terror attacks in Paris
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Paris murders “a stark reminder of the threat we face from terrorism” states Home Secretary

Home Secretary Theresa May has issued a detailed statement in response to Wednesday’s horrific terror attack in Paris during which gunmen mowed down 12 people at the offices of popular satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The following day, a female police officer was shot...
Posted On 09 Jan 2015
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has launched the UK Anti-Corruption Plan
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UK Anti-Corruption Plan unveiled by coalition Government

A wide-ranging and ambitious programme specifically designed to boost the UK’s ability to tackle corruption at home and abroad has been announced by the coalition Government. The UK Anti-Corruption Plan, which includes over 60 actions for Government and partners, will set the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015