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.
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Wednesday 27 October 2004
Peers backed an attempt last night to allow fox hunting to continue under licence, despite warnings that it would put the House of Lords on a collision course with MPs intent on imposing a ban.
Wednesday 13 October 2004
The House of Lords is in the "last-chance saloon" over proposals to ban foxhunting, peers were warned yesterday as the Government urged them not to provoke a constitutional clash by blocking the will of MPs.
Sunday 10 October 2004
Friday 17 September 2004
Friday 11 June 2004
The honours system was branded institutionally corrupt last night after a House of Lords watchdog raised serious concerns over donations of more than £7m made by four new Conservative peers.
Monday 10 May 2004
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Thursday 29 January 2004
Thursday 11 December 2003
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Friday 31 October 2003
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Wednesday 22 October 2003
Friday 19 September 2003
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
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With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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