Britain’s most senior civil servants should no longer be asked to investigate accusations of ministerial misconduct because they do not have the “powers” to get to the truth, the former Cabinet Secretary, Lord Robin Butler, has suggested.
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Soldiers serving abroad are protected by Human Rights laws, the Court of Appeal ruled in a controversial landmark judgment.
Monday 27 April 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
Urgent action must be taken to tackle the growing problem of troops with mental trauma, said the Shadow Defence Secretary as the Conservative Party joined the coalition campaigning for better care for the armed forces.
Thursday 12 March 2009
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Thursday 08 January 2009
Monday 10 November 2008
A bidding war to help people through the financial crisis by cutting taxes has begun between Labour and the Conservative Party, after Gordon Brown hinted that the Government would announce a substantial programme of tax cuts later this month.
Thursday 09 October 2008
It's barely a week since Peter Mandelson was welcomed back to the Government top table and already the Prince of Darkness has stirred up a delightful storm, the sort of which Fleet Street hacks have been missing all those years he's been gone.
Monday 08 September 2008
Andy McNab, the former SAS soldier turned author, has warned that Britain faces a social crisis because of the mental trauma suffered by veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars.
Friday 01 August 2008
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Military families should get preferential access to public services such as the NHS, schools and dentistry under proposals backed by the head of Britain's armed forces.
Tuesday 22 January 2008
Whitehall staff have been banned from removing laptops containing sensitive information from their offices after the Defence Secretary, Des Browne, admitted that two more computers had gone missing, following the loss of data from his department last week.
Tuesday 09 January 2007
Rugby union has not heard the last of yesterday's postponed Guinness Premiership match between London Irish and Saracens at a waterlogged Madejski Stadium in Reading, partly because the game will have to be repositioned somewhere in a horribly crowded programme and partly because of widespread dissatisfaction at the way the fixture was called off.
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