Sir David Nicholson accepted that he was “part” of an environment where the leadership of the NHS “lost its focus” and which indirectly led to the unnecessary deaths of hundreds of patients at Stafford Hospital
Alan Milburn, the Coalition's social mobility Tsar, has a set of new proposals to help disadvantaged pupils get into University. But has he really thought this through?
Politicians who say they want to break down social barriers have been told to unlock closed-shop professions
Adviser urges Cameron to act as cuts push more children below legally binding threshold
Alan Milburn faced an angry backlash from former colleagues last night after he became the most prominent Labour figure to accept a job from the Tory-Liberal Democrat Government.
The Government's hiring of Alan Milburn as its "social mobility tsar" provides the most seismic event of its kind for a very long time ... possibly as long ago as the appointment of puritan £5m birthday-party man Philip Green as our anti-profligate spending tsar.
Labour MP Frank Field tells Andy McSmith how he incurred the wrath of his own party by becoming the coalition's 'poverty tsar'
The Wintertons - Toffs with a penchant for poor jokes and first-class travel
Tackling the litany of inequalities highlighted by Alan Milburn last week would benefit the whole country, but still we shun it
Because a damning picture of an increasing dominance of top jobs by children from the wealthiest families emerged yesterday in a strongly worded report.
The expenses row has destroyed public faith in their MPS, and now the focus is turning to their lucrative outside earnings
PM's move is designed to bolster position with backbenchers as Miliband continues dithering, but opposition MPs will react with outrage at secrecy surrounding long-awaited investigation
Plan to expel peers in wake of cash scandal may not be retrospective
An attempt by John Prescott to rally support for Gordon Brown backfired after he compared the Prime Minister to the captain of the Titanic.
Gordon Brown has turned to key allies of Tony Blair, including his former communications director Alastair Campbell, for advice on how to plot a fightback against the Conservatives.
In public, Tony Blair rallied behind his successor yesterday, saying Gordon Brown could not be blamed for Britain's economic woes that are beyond his control.