Cost of the non-lethal assistance would be met from the Government's conflict pool fund.
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'Undemocratic' not to have Commons vote before arming rebel fighters in Syria, warns Speaker John Bercow
Tuesday 18 June 2013
It would be undemocratic and inappropriate not to have a Commons vote before the Government decided to arm rebel fighters in Syria, Speaker John Bercow said today.
Ed Balls sets out election battle lines with promise to spend billions on housebuilding and road and rail projects
Monday 03 June 2013
Labour would stick within the Coalition’s limits on day-to-day spending if it wins power in 2015 but would plough billions of pounds more into housebuilding and road and rail projects.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
David Cameron deeply sorry for 'shocking' state collusion
Saturday 01 December 2012
Sunday 20 May 2012
The Prime Minister is to be briefed on plans for a £30bn, 10-mile tidal barrage from Somerset to South Wales which could provide 5 per cent of Britain's total electricity. David Cameron signalled his backing, telling MPs: "A huge amount of renewable energy could be delivered through a barrage of this kind."
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A fresh bout of Labour infighting has broken out over whether Liam Byrne, a Blairite, should remain in charge of the party's policy review.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
In what promises to be a bizarre court case, a former Cabinet minister is being hauled in front of a Belfast court, accused of showing disrespect for a judge.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Ed Miliband said he was taking Tony Blair's advice to "be yourself" as he brushed off severe criticism of his leadership from radio listeners.
Sunday 05 February 2012
So the sporting protest is alive and well – though cuffing yourself to the goalpost because Ryanair won't give your daughter a job is not quite the same as the dismantling of apartheid in South Africa. What next? A mass demonstration against EasyJet's excess baggage policy?
Saturday 30 July 2011
Millions of veterans are to be offered cut-price membership deals by the Labour Party as part of an aggressive recruitment campaign targeting traditional Tory voters.
Saturday 14 May 2011
Two shadow Cabinet ministers will call today for an Obama-style rejuvenation of the Labour campaign machine in an effort to restore its fortunes.
Sunday 03 April 2011
Labour HQ has launched an astonishing attack on its "foot soldiers" just weeks ahead of crucial local elections, accusing many stalwart party officials of being out of touch and obsessed with meetings.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Senior colleagues of Ed Miliband have backed his decision to address yesterday's TUC rally in central London, insisting it was important for Labour to stand up for the "mainstream majority" hit by spending cuts.
Saturday 16 October 2010
One of Ed Miliband's closest allies has backed a tax increase for higher earners as Labour prepares to reveal new details about his plan to deal with Britain's budget deficit.
Sunday 03 October 2010
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
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The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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