Guard who refused to be a spy says UK turned its back on him
Sir Menzies Campbell
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Saturday 12 March 2011
When did appliances and gadgets turn into "essentials"? Last Saturday's Information section carried a list of the "50 best bathroom essentials".
Sunday 20 February 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Britain's most senior diplomats were never told that the Government's legal chief disagreed with Tony Blair's public statements about the legality of the Iraq war, it emerged last night.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
There were a lot of things Vince Cable could have got away with, but bragging that he had declared war on Rupert Murdoch was not one of them. That is not because Mr Murdoch is the country's biggest media baron, but because Mr Cable was supposed to be representing the national interest as the arbiter of Mr Murdoch's formal bid to be the sole owner of BSkyB.
Saturday 18 December 2010
Friday 10 December 2010
Tuesday 07 December 2010
Nick Clegg's attempts to hold his party together suffered another setback yesterday when three Liberal Democrats threatened to resign their government posts over plans to allow universities to charge £9,000 a year in tuition fees.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Vince Cable the Liberal Democrat Business Secretary, disclosed last night that he would vote in favour of raising student tuition fees in next week's crucial Commons vote, only to backtrack in a later interview. Mr Cable, whose department has responsibility for universities, said: "Obviously I have a duty as a minister to vote for my own policy – and that is what will happen."
Thursday 04 November 2010
Ministers gave the green light to the most radical shake-up of higher education finance in history yesterday, allowing universities to triple their fees to £9,000 a year.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
Nick Clegg sought to reassure Liberal Democrats worried by the depth of the cuts as he insisted that the party's values were written through the spending plans "like the message in a stick of rock".
Saturday 02 October 2010
Chancellor George Osborne launched a searing attack on Labour today for leaving Britain's armed forces dangerously outdated.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Vince Cable may have become the figurehead of the coalition's gloomy disposition, denying he was having "fun" but some of his colleagues obviously didn't get the memo about not appearing to be enjoying austerity government too much. "I'm bloody loving it," said one Lib Dem minister. "I would be lying if I said I wasn't having the best time of my life," added another.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
Former Liberal Democrat leader and champion athlete Sir Menzies Campbell has been appointed to the Olympic Board, it was announced today.
Monday 20 September 2010
Liberal Democrat ministers and MPs filed out of the conference hall with smiles on their faces following Nick Clegg's speech.
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