Conservative councils build only half as much affordable and social housing
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Monday 04 July 2011
Emergency legislation to reverse a controversial legal ruling on police bail will go through all stages in the Commons on Thursday, the leader of the House said.
Friday 17 June 2011
What a state the Labour leadership is in. To give you some idea, the name of Mary Creagh gets mentioned as a leader-in-waiting. Who is she? It doesn't matter: she's wild. She makes Sarah Palin look like Geoffrey Howe.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Conservative ministers are preparing to rebuild bridges with Liberal Democrat colleagues after a bruising referendum campaign which has threatened to strain tensions within the coalition to breaking point.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
The number of units performing children's heart surgery in England will be cut to six or seven from 11, under NHS plans.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Friday 17 December 2010
Here is Hilary Benn rocking or possibly rolling into the House on his peculiar legs. His arms are held out at the elbow like a gunfighter, he carries his big head low at one end while kicking his feet ahead at the other. Full of character, I mean. Tall, rangy, something wrong with his pelvic cradle but that adds to his battle-glamour.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
David Cameron dismissed talk of a climbdown over capping housing benefit today despite claims that the policy could drive 200,000 poor people out of major cities.
Sunday 10 October 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Women are set to make up almost half of Ed Miliband's top team after he privately urged MPs to elect large numbers of female candidates to his Shadow Cabinet.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
Genetic modification isn't something that particularly vexes the public – at least for now. Research shows that public "concern" about the issue has fallen from 43 per cent in 2001 to 27 per cent in 2008.
Thursday 16 September 2010
Friday 27 August 2010
When it comes to keeping your family close, Ian Liddell-Grainger, a blue-blooded distant relative of the Queen, could teach other MPs a trick or two.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Plans for a "pay as you throw" bin tax have been scrapped as the Government looks to reward families who recycle rubbish instead.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
There was a small but observable increase in tiaras in the House of Lords. It may or may not mean the return of the Cavaliers, but we've certainly witnessed a rout of the Roundheads.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
David Miliband today became the second contender in the race for the Labour leadership to secure the 33 nominations needed to get his name on the ballot paper.
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- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 Gentle bear saves crow from drowning
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire