Cookies are used on this website to improve user experience and for essential functionality; they are not used for identification purposes.

You can learn more about managing cookies at About Cookies.

We use the following cookies on the website:

Essential

We call these 'essential' cookies because they enable certain things on the website to happen. If they didn't, your experience of using the site would be compromised and it might become unusable. 

Things like:

  • stopping unauthorised publishing of content to the site
  • remembering where you are in the triages and forms


These will always be turned on.

Cookie name

How long it will stay on your machine / device

comm100_session_50500

Session

Comm100_CC_Identity_50500

Session

comm100_guid2_50500

Session

.EPiServerLogin

Session

__RequestVerificationToken

Session

__epiXSRF

Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

Session

SERVERID

 

mps-cookie-close

1 week

Settings

You may see pop-up messages on our site.  For example, a pop-up explaining our use of cookies on this site. Once you have seen these messages we store cookies to ensure we do not show you the same message again.

Cookie name

How long it will stay on your machine / device What it does

mps-beta-close

Session

Determines whether the beta banner is open or closed.

announcement-close

Session

Determines whether the announcement banner is open or closed.

MediaCentre

Session

Determines whether the user can view press versions of news articles.