The Conservatives have signalled that David Cameron is willing to take part in televised leaders’ debates following the publication of revised plans from broadcasters.
Lady Warsi has delivered a blistering critique of the government’s approach towards Britain’s Muslims, warning that failure to engage properly with communities across the UK has created a climate of suspicion and undermined the fight against extremism.
A Ukip MEP has defected to the Conservatives as his former party claims he had been suspended after an investigation into “extremely serious” financial issues, evidence of which it says has been passed to the police.
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Shrinking the public sector to the size envisioned by the Conservatives could lead to widespread charging in the health service, Labour claims.
Tony Blair wrote to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to thank him for the “excellent cooperation” between the two countries’ counter-terrorism agencies following a period during which the UK and Libya worked together to arrange for Libyan dissidents to be kidnapped and flown to Tripoli, along with their families.
It’s been 200 days since Theresa May said she would set up an inquiry into child sexual abuse.
Labour should embrace bolder policies on equality, public spending and a graduate tax partly to combat the growing threat to its left posed by the Green party, a former Labour cabinet minister and close ally of Ed Miliband has warned.
Plans for televised election debates were thrown into fresh doubt when broadcasters tried to break the deadlock over the line-up by proposing to include the Green party, the Scottish National party and Plaid Cymru in two of three proposed debates – only to find their plans met with fierce objections from the Liberal Democrats and the Democratic Unionists.
A fresh constitutional settlement to create a “resting place” for Scotland in the UK has run into trouble on the day of its launch after David Cameron pledged to prevent the SNP from flexing its muscles at Westminster by taking part in English-only votes.
During a 10-minute delay to the start of the hearing, the sound of laughter could clearly be heard from inside the committee room by those waiting in the corridor outside.
A register for lobbyists who contact ministers and senior civil servants will be introduced within the next 10 weeks, according to the government’s new lobbying tsar, in spite of criticism that it will be unfair and riddled with loopholes.
Interest rates in the UK could rise sooner than markets expect, a top Bank of England policymaker has said.