Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
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After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
She announced her departure after talks with Graham …

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1930s Britain looms today
22 Nov 2010 – 10:10
1930s Britain looms today

By Tony Woodley, Joint General Secretary, Unite the Union
It is clear that the coalition government is hell-bent on pushing through hard line austerity measures that will throw thousands of people out of work, hamper …

Tackling Britain’s Deficit
22 Nov 2010 – 09:47
Tackling Britain’s Deficit

By Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
The situation we face as a country is unprecedented. Not since the Second World War has our economy faced such a daunting challenge. The legacy we inherited …

The coalition: A problem with legitimacy
16 Nov 2010 – 16:59
The coalition: A problem with legitimacy

By Professor Stephen Haseler, Professor of Government and Director of the Global Policy Institute, London Metropolitan University
It remains a truism, but worth repeating over and over again: that modern representative government …

An unpredictable future is the greatest peril facing a coalition
16 Nov 2010 – 16:55
An unpredictable future is the greatest peril facing a coalition

By Dr David Butler, The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
In parliamentary democracies coalitions or minority governments are the norm, not the exception. Even in Britain the House …

How to make coalitions work?
16 Nov 2010 – 16:43
How to make coalitions work?

By Professor Robert Hazell, Director of the Constitution Unit, Department of Political Science, University College London

For the first time in well over 60 years, the UK has a coalition government at the national level. …

Prime Minister
16 Nov 2010 – 15:30
Prime Minister

Prime Minister David Cameron puts forward his plan to allow people to manage their day-to-day lives
The events of the past few months have been extraordinary ones in the political life of Britain. We’ve had …

Flying high in the Sky
16 Nov 2010 – 15:07
Flying high in the Sky

A kiss from a glamorous actress, an awkward situation with a feisty catwalk model, a close encounter with a bodybuilding terminator-not to mention jetting around the world with prime ministers-are just some of the highlights …

Roll-up, roll-up it’s conference time again…and don’t forget your briefs
16 Nov 2010 – 12:50
Roll-up, roll-up it’s conference time again…and don’t forget your briefs

By Quentin Letts, a columnist with the Daily Mail

So farewell then Brighton and Bournemouth, as Private Eye’s poet EJ Thribb (17) might put it. The south coast has been dumped. This year’s party conference season …

A blood and sword conference season
16 Nov 2010 – 12:35
A blood and sword conference season

By Paul Routledge, a columnist for the Daily Mirror and Tribune magazine

Not since David Cameron took his party by storm in Blackpool to win the leadership five years ago has the conference season …

No seaside sweets but plenty of delights in store
16 Nov 2010 – 12:24
No seaside sweets but plenty of delights in store

By Laura Kuenssberg, Chief Political Correspondent, BBC News Channel

There will be no stiff seaside breezes this year, no fish and chips, no teeth rotting rock. None of the three main political parties will …