“There should be a way of saying to people ‘thank you very much, it hasn’t worked out but here’s a decent package for you to move on from this role,’” says top Tory
Australia’s Health Minister has accused the UK Government of dropping plans to introduce blank cigarette packaging due to pressure from tobacco companies and one of their former lobbyists now working for the Conservatives.
Lynton Crosby under more pressure following Government’s decision to abandon tobacco pledge
Recommended increase was expected to add up to £10,000 to backbenchers' salaries in 2015
The Tory co-chairman used to like being called Michael Green. And who can blame him? In the age of multiple identity, we all do it. Don't we?
The Transport Secretary Justine Greening today gave the strongest indication yet that she is backing Boris Johnson’s plan for a new hub airport near London to replace Heathrow.
The cost of buying a home in England has rocketed by more than three times the rate of the average salary in the space of a decade, a study found today.
Before they were united in coalition, David Cameron and Nick Clegg agreed on one thing, that the Labour government was employing too many special advisers. There is a serious case for having more, not fewer, of these political appointees who serve their ministers without being restricted by civil service rules about impartiality, despite the controversy surrounding some of them, such as Alastair Campbell or Andy Coulson. But Cameron promised to cap their numbers, while Clegg's position was that there should not be any at all, unless their salaries were paid from party funds.
New data has revealed the number of people sleeping rough in England has risen by 23 per cent in a year.
Homeless people can expect to die 30 years before the average person, research has found.
When MPs return to Westminster from their extended summer break today, one subject will preoccupy their thoughts. It will not be the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi's regime, the plans to reform the NHS or the changes to abortion law, all of which are on this week's Commons agenda.
Ministers say relaxation of planning laws will boost rural communities by enabling affordable housing
Retired on health grounds with £50,000 a year pension – only to be hired by another authority
Developers' incentives may be tempting, but costly pitfalls litter the road to completion, warns Chiara Cavaglieri
Ed Miliband claimed Labour would be the public's "first line of defence" against the Coalition Government's spending cuts yesterday as he launched his party's campaign for the 5 May local elections.
Newly built houses will be allowed to emit tons of CO2 every year and still be called "zero carbon" under new rules being considered by ministers.