Guard who refused to be a spy says UK turned its back on him
Sir Menzies Campbell
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Wednesday 25 February 2009
Details of cabinet discussions held in the run-up to the Iraq war are to be kept secret after the Government decided to take the unprecedented step of vetoing their publication.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
The Government will exercise veto powers to block publication of key Cabinet minutes under freedom of information laws, it was announced today.
Tuesday 03 February 2009
The new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton affirmed her commitment to the "special" relationship between America and Britain today as she met with Foreign Secretary David Miliband.
Tuesday 27 January 2009
The Government was ordered today to release the minutes of Cabinet meetings where the invasion of Iraq was discussed.
Monday 08 December 2008
The Government narrowly avoided defeat in the Commons tonight over the timing and scope of the inquiry into the Damian Green affair.
Sunday 07 December 2008
Beleaguered Commons Speaker Michael Martin is set to defy his critics and stand for a third term, it was reported.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Michael Martin, the Commons Speaker, faces an unprecedented revolt from some of Britain's most senior politicians as the row over the arrest of Damian Green threatens to overshadow one of the great ceremonies of state today.
Thursday 09 October 2008
Monday 15 September 2008
The increasingly desperate struggle taking place in the Labour party throws the plight of the Liberal Democrats into stark relief. It demonstrates the disconcerting ease with which the third party in British politics, even in its major conference week, can be barged from the media spotlight. But it also highlights the opportunity open to the Liberal Democrats if they have the skill to exploit it. Politics is a zero sum game. With one of its two rivals in a state of confusion, the Liberal Democrats have a chance to offer themselves as a coherent and attractive alternative to the voting public.
Sunday 07 September 2008
Tuesday 02 September 2008
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is to be a father for the third time, his spokeswoman announced today.
Saturday 30 August 2008
Thursday 14 August 2008
Gordon Brown faces a daunting by-election in his own political backyard following the death yesterday of a Labour MP.
Thursday 07 August 2008
Thursday 17 July 2008
Nick Clegg will today commit the Liberal Democrats to cutting the overall tax burden as he relaunches his party as one committed to fairness for people on low and middle incomes.
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