Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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Democracy and the police: a system in crisis

It was intended as a key reform of Theresa May’s tenure as Home Secretary, injecting much-needed democracy and transparency into the policing of England and Wales.

Net migration jumped to 243,000 in the year to March

Net migration jumps by nearly a quarter of a million

Tories' efforts to reduce migration thwarted

UK immigration numbers up by 68,000 in a year, despite David Cameron's pledge to cut migration levels by the next general election

Mr Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May are still aiming to reduce the figure to 'tens of thousands' by the general election next May

A Better Together campaign placard spray painted with yes graffiti in Dundee, Scotland

Scottish independence: Rhetoric ramps up as campaign enters final weeks

One million Scottish jobs are supported through trade with the rest of the United Kingdom, David Cameron will argue today after business leaders declared their opposition to independence.

The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London. Women account for only 23 per cent of MPs

Women underrepresented at all levels in British politics

Britain is lagging behind Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar and Kyrgyzstan in its efforts to increase the number of women in politics, a damning report reveals today.

The LMA estimate an extra 130,000 primary places will be needed by 2017/18

Schools forced into desperate measures to deal with £1bn budget black hole

A school has been forced to turn a roof into a playground as councils take desperate measures to cope with a £1bn-plus black hole in their education budgets, local authority leaders warn today.

John Bercow is facing a revolt over his decision to appoint Carol Mills

John Bercow's bid to appoint Australian to top Commons job goes off the rails

The crisis over Commons Speaker John Bercow’s choice for a top parliamentary job has deepened after both Downing Street and the current incumbent raised doubts over his handling of the selection.

Smoke rises after air strikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq

Britain will not join air strikes – for now

Britain last night refused to rule out joining US air strikes on militants in Iraq if the bloodshed worsened, while making clear it would only provide technical assistance for now.

The Ukip leader has consistently refused to be drawn on where he would mount an attempt to secure a parliamentary seat

General Election 2015: Nigel Farage 'to run for MP seat in Thanet South'

Nigel Farage is to launch a bid to become an MP at next year’s general election by standing in the Kent constituency of Thanet South, local activists have disclosed.

Displaced Iraqi Christians settle at St. Joseph Church in Irbil, northern Iraq

Give refuge in UK to Iraqi minorities, says Justin Welby

Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities facing ethnic cleansing at the hands of Islamist extremists should be given refuge in Britain, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said yesterday as the UK gave its support to US air strikes on the militant forces.

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Time to stop running: At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity

Time to stop running

At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
An app for the amorous: Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?

An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
The 10 best bedspreads

The 10 best bedspreads

Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence