Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave
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Thursday 23 January 2014
Gurkha regiment to be heavily hit in latest cuts
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Sir Bruce Keogh told the House of Commons Health Select Committee there are fears that funding will be wrongly used by councils
As someone with motor neurone disease, I hope tonight's Coronation Street helps to change the law on assisted dying
Monday 20 January 2014
This summer the House of Lords will be in the position to change things
Tuesday 07 January 2014
David Cameron wants to make Britain family friendly but Westminster is a notoriously bad place to be a parent – as MP Jo Swinson revealed this week. Sarah Morrison reports
Sunday 05 January 2014
Leaked letter talks of 'wider commercialisation' and private funding for radio, while the World News TV service told to swap politics for fashion
John Biffen’s withering verdict on Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet meetings: 'Miserably disappointing' gatherings full of 'unctuous self-satisfaction'
Friday 03 January 2014
Cabinet meetings under Margaret Thatcher were “miserably disappointing” gatherings devoid of debate and filled with “unctuous self-satisfaction”, one her most senior ministers said in 1984.
Sunday 29 December 2013
The relation between big donors and parties is mutually beneficial, and a tendency to reward them with gongs inevitable
Thursday 19 December 2013
It is approaching that time of the year when you take a backward look and think to yourself: what do I know now that I didn’t know a year ago?
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Case raises questions over Lords membership rules
Friday 13 December 2013
Outlook Lost in the heat of yet another day of shame for the banking industry was an important point made by Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Experts say that 2020 is the final deadline for deciding whether one of the world’s oldest buildings is to be saved for future generations
Friday 29 November 2013
MPs are backing a boycott of Amazon this Christmas because of the internet giant's aggressive tax-avoidance policies.
Friday 29 November 2013
Jamie Merrill follows Robert Goodwill’s ride along the roads that have become a death trap for the two-wheeled
Bored MPs fiddled their expenses as a 'displacement activity' because Parliament had become irrelevant, says John Bercow
Wednesday 27 November 2013
MPs fiddled their expenses as a “displacement activity” because Parliament had become irrelevant and ineffective, Commons Speaker John Bercow has said.
Success of BBC’s move to Salford leads to calls for other leading cultural institutions to be relocated to cities in the north of England
Wednesday 13 November 2013
New 'national economic strategy' could see institutions such as the British Museum and the Royal Opera House moved away from London and the South East
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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