Perhaps only someone with Mr Mitchell’s credentials would have been prepared to confront the police and the CPS
David Davies (politician)
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Wednesday 10 June 2009
All right, Gordon Brown has asked for it. He wants a national debate on electoral reform. Although he made his view plain: "I still believe the link between the MP and constituency is essential and that it is the constituency that is best able to hold MPs to account."
Wednesday 10 June 2009
A double dose of Gordon Brown versus David Cameron today. After Prime Minister’s Questions, Brown made a statement on plans to clean up politics after the MPs’ expenses scandal.
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
Mixed headlines for Gordon Brown over MPs' expenses this morning. He managed to salvage some credit from the wreckage of his original plan to replace the "second homes" payments for MPs with a daily attendance allowanc
Tuesday 28 April 2009
More flak for Gordon Brown over MPs' expenses today-- this time from his own side.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
A bumper day for questions to which the answer is No. Gordon Brown has just announced precisely all the reforms of MPs' costs and expenses for which the commentariat have been clamouring.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
British jobs for British workers. We thought Gordon Brown said it but didn't and couldn't mean it. But Frank Field, the MP for the Unthinkable Party, reports otherwise
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Thursday 13 November 2008
Why do politicians obsess about the potential downfall of their own party's leading figures? Until recently, you could hardly bump into a Labour MP without being told that Gordon Brown's days as Prime Minister were numbered.
Friday 29 August 2008
The benefits system for unpaid carers is outdated and the Government should provide extra financial help to support them, MPs said yesterday.
Thursday 11 January 2007
Nato said today that up to 150 insurgents were killed in an eastern Afghanistan battle after two large groups of fighters crossed the border from Pakistan.
Friday 07 July 2006
Sunday 20 November 2005
Saturday 12 November 2005
Friday 11 November 2005
Monday 07 November 2005
In defence of liberal democracy
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The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
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