Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris is Deputy Political Editor at The Independent.

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MP Mike Hancock, who is to be thrown out of the Liberal Democrats

Nick Clegg says Mike Hancock will be thrown out by Lib Dems

The disgraced MP Mike Hancock is to be thrown out of the Liberal Democrats, the party leader Nick Clegg has said.

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, condemned the NALC's guidelines

Parish councillors banned from talking to local journalists under ‘Stalinist’ new rules

Local authority chiefs are under fire from the Government over a “stalinist” attempt to stop councillors speaking to journalists without permission.

The Prime Minister will argue that immediate action is needed to address a market failure on dementia research

David Cameron pledges new drive on Alzheimer’s research – and hopes to cure dementia by 2025

David Cameron is set to announce a drive to develop new drugs to slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease – or even find a cure by 2025.

Henry Timms: 'People have profound needs to connect to one another'

Giving Tuesday charity day set for UK after it enjoys global success

Henry Timms, the British man behind the idea, comes to London to sell the plan to ministers

The head of the Passport Office, Paul Pugh gives evidence to Commons Home Affairs Committee

Passport office chaos: Nearly 500,000 applications are still outstanding

The scale of the crisis facing the beleaguered Passport Office emerged today as the agency's head admitted that nearly 500,000 applications for travel documents were still in the pipeline.

William Hague speaking in the House of Commons

Iraq crisis analysis: Our leaders have no appetite for further conflict

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, noted the White House was contemplating the use of drones, but made clear Britain would not follow suit

MPs argued maintaining flood protection for vulnerable communities such as Walton-on-Thames, pictured, should take priority over cost-cutting

Flood protection funds still at 'bare minimum', say MPs - and should take precedence over cost-cutting

Environment select committee takes swipe at the Government’s austerity measures in a report on the torrential storms six months ago

Tony Blair has written a 3,000-word essay in defence of the 2003 invasion

Tony Blair Iraq comments: Senior Labour figures distance themselves from former PM after he refuses to accept blame for new crisis

Sources close to Ed Miliband refused to endorse Mr Blair’s analysis

Tom Watson was outspoken in his criticism of Mr Miliband’s decision to pose with a copy of the Sun

Ed Miliband press advisers ‘must cut out schoolboy errors’, says Labour's Tom Watson

Some of Ed Miliband’s press advisers should be fired unless they can cut out “schoolboy” errors, a former Labour deputy chairman said on Sunday.

Nick Clegg also intervened to stop Mr Maude scrapping check-off for staff in the Cabinet Office

Union fees change is ‘vindictive’, Lib Dems tell Tories

A bitter Coalition row has broken out over moves by Conservative ministers to stop Whitehall departments deducting trade union subscriptions from civil servants’ pay packets.

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