All the talk has been of cabinet reshuffles in the run-up to the party conference season – but now it looks like they may be delayed until after it is over.
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Thursday 08 April 2010
A ban on mephedrone and other so-called "legal highs" was backed by the Lords today amid accusations ministers were guilty of a "knee-jerk" response.
Tuesday 06 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Ministers are ploughing on with plans to ban dance drug mephedrone despite the resignation of another government drugs adviser over the issue.
Saturday 03 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
A Government adviser today became the latest member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to resign, in what he said was a protest in the way mephedrone had been criminalised.
Thursday 01 April 2010
Using mephedrone can cause impotence, a leading scientist warned today.
Monday 22 March 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
Schools were told today that they do have the power to confiscate mephedrone from pupils - despite it not being banned under the law.
Thursday 18 March 2010
Wednesday 17 March 2010
The Government's drugs advisers could recommend a ban on mephedrone within weeks, it emerged today, following the deaths of two teenagers thought to have taken the drug.
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
The police force monitoring serial sex attacker Peter Chapman before he fled to kidnap, rape and murder Ashleigh Hall has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, it said today.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Incompetent nurses are continuing to treat patients because investigations into their fitness to practise are being closed early and without proper authority, a report has found. Despite allegations that the public was at "serious risk of harm", investigations have been closed prematurely amid failings by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Friday 26 February 2010
Last year when there was a mounting row about the backlog of visas being processed at the British High Commission in Islamabad, I spoke with several Pakistani students about a situation the Home Secretary Alan Johnson would later admit was unacceptable.
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