Ministers should be given annual performance appraisals to see how well they are doing their jobs, a former head of the civil service said today.
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Sunday 03 February 2013
We no longer have reasoned arguments between people who know what they're talking about, interspersed with intelligent contributions from the audience
Thursday 24 January 2013
Fewer than one in four people now believe that following Islam is compatible with a British way of life, Britain's most senior Muslim minister will warn today.
Monday 22 October 2012
Four cheers for Rio Ferdinand. The disagreeable Chelsea football captain, John Terry, called QPR player Anton Ferdinand a "f***ing black c***" during a match last autumn and was fined £220,000 and banned for four games. That's all folks, some pocket money taken and a bit of time off to swig champagne for breakfast.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Tory chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of abusing expenses by claiming for overnight stays at a property she was using for free.
Thursday 07 June 2012
Modern parties make it impossible for anyone to be
a wholehearted success as chairman
Tuesday 05 June 2012
An inquiry in to whether Conservative Party co-chairman Baroness Warsi breached the ministerial code will pick up any loose ends, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.
Monday 27 February 2012
Britain's equality laws have disadvantaged Christians and increased community tensions, according to a cross-party committee of Christian MPs and Peers published today.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
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Monday 10 October 2011
Did you watch and listen to THAT woman, Theresa May, last week? I did, live at the Tory party conference in Manchester, while pressing my bitten nails into my hands and building up such fantasies of violence that they could imprison me for thought crimes under our anti-terrorism laws. There wasn't much applause for the first part of her speech, so she threw them immigrants and asylum-seekers and then the Human Rights Act (HRA) to tear into. Members turned into noisy hounds and May was riding high. Until Ken Clarke pulled her off the horse. He is set to be punished by the PM, who obviously backs May's inciting horn calls.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Former Chancellor Alistair Darling will lift the lid on Gordon Brown's increasingly "brutal and volcanic" demeanour when his memoirs are published next week, according to a Labour-supporting blog.
Monday 11 July 2011
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Friday 22 April 2011
You can vote No with David Cameron, the BNP and a campaign that thinks you are too thick to count to three
Sunday 17 April 2011
The campaign for a better democracy in Britain has to fight, fight and fight again. According to our ComRes opinion poll today, the No campaign in the referendum has opened up a 6 percentage-point lead, as some of the don't-knows have made up their minds over the past few weeks.
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