Councils will be able to borrow more money to build new homes, Theresa May announced today as she claimed the age of austerity is over. In her keynote speech to the Conservative conference, the Prime Minister revealed the cap on how much local authorities can borrow to fund new builds would be scrapped as part of her attack on the "broken" housing market. Read more: Theresa May hits back at Boris Johnson in Brexit row at Tory conference In an address which featured numerous attacks on Labour's plans for the economy, May called for the Tories to make the free market work again for "ordinary people." She also launched barely concealed digs at Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg - two of her strongest critics in the Tory party - as she talked up the Conservative belief in business and defended her Brexit plan. Speaking in Birmingham, May hinted that more money would be given to the public sector once the UK leaves the EU in 2019. Promising "there are better days ahead", she said: "When … [Read more...] about Theresa May declares ‘austerity is over’ as she lifts cap on how much councils can borrow for housebuilding
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CAR seats are essential to keeping your kids safe while out on the roads. Follow our handy guide in order to properly fit out your car and kids with the right baby seat to protect them on your journeys within accordance with the law. What are the new UK laws on using child car seats? The new laws affect both families and manufacturers, who can no longer introduce new models of backless booster seats for children shorter than 125cm or weighing less than 22kg. Previously, those weighing as little as 15kg could use backless booster seats, but experts have warned this was unsuitable. The new rules also state that kids are required to use car seats until they are either 12 years old or 135cm (4ft5in) tall, whichever comes first. Only EU approved seats can be used in the UK – look out for the capital E in a circle. A third of child car seats are fitted incorrectly, with one in ten being so bad they are dangerous, according to researchers. Children's seats can only be fixed to car … [Read more...] about What are UK baby car seat laws, what are the rules and how do I fit a child’s booster seat properly?
BUYING a home is a huge financial investment that comes with a lot of stress, especially if it's your first time - but a new online tool hopes to make it easier. Experian has launched a new eligibility tool to help buyers find out which mortgages they might be accepted for and how much they could borrow. How does it work? The tool is on Experian's CreditMatcher website and requires you to have a free account so it can calculate your chance of approval. It was first trialled last year for 50 per cent of its users, but it is now available for everyone. The tool claims to help you compare mortgages without harming your credit rating. Experian says it will take you about 10 to 15 minutes to find out what you might be accepted for and how much you could borrow. First, you have to enter in some personal details, including the size of your deposit, if you're putting in a single or joint application, the price of property you're looking at, the size of your debts, and your annual income. It'll … [Read more...] about New Experian tool reveals whether you’ll get accepted for a mortgage and how much you can borrow
EVEN though it's been years since rules restricting liquids in holidaymakers hand luggage were first introduced, it still causes us to go into meltdown the night before. But don't stress, here is everything you need to know about hand luggage packing before jetting off on holiday. How much liquid can you pack in hand luggage on a plane? You are only allowed to take containers that have no more than 100ml of liquid with you in your hand luggage. Larger containers should be placed in your suitcase and must be checked in. These liquids must be in a single, transparent, resealable plastic bag, that measures approximately 20cm by 20cm. You are allowed one plastic bag per person, which must be easily sealed and shown to airport staff who reserve the right to confiscate any liquids that are over 100ml. When you get to airport security, this transparent bag must be placed on the conveyor belt where it will go through baggage screening.What counts as a liquid? According to the government … [Read more...] about Hand luggage allowance explained – how much liquid can you take on a plane and is toothpaste considered a liquid?
How much damage can a cow do to a car? This tweet provides the answer BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Police have warned motorists to take care after a car was wrecked in a collision with a cow. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/how-much-damage-can-a-cow-do-to-a-car-this-tweet-provides-the-answer-37086829.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37086826.ece/f696e/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_9990ed78-c586-44fa-9d4b-b384c8ff29af_1 Email Police have warned motorists to take care after a car was wrecked in a collision with a cow. Officers in County Durham posted pictures on social media of a battered white Peugeot near Sedgefield but confirmed that no-one in the car was hurt. A special constable working with the team said he followed the “culprit” animal for a mile before farmers helped him get it back into a field. Durham Roads Policing Unit said on Twitter: “This is the terrifying result of a motorist hitting a cow on the Sedgefield back road at GT … [Read more...] about How much damage can a cow do to a car? This tweet provides the answer