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.
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Can the Coalition achieve success in education reform where previous governments have failed?
16 Nov 2010 – 12:14
Can the Coalition achieve success in education reform where previous governments have failed?

By Baroness Perry
For many decades, successive governments have proclaimed their ambition to make ‘every school a good school’. All have failed. The 1944 Act did not succeed in making real the ambition of ‘every …

Addressing the West Lothian Question
16 Nov 2010 – 12:04
Addressing the West Lothian Question

By Harriett Baldwin MP, West Worcestershire
The “West Lothian Question” has been the subject of debate for some time and has been particularly salient since Devolution.
As a devoted supporter of Unionism and a great believer in …

What’s in the job of the Government’s main legal advisor?
16 Nov 2010 – 12:00
What’s in the job of the Government’s main legal advisor?

By Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP
It may be an ancient office – dating from 1243 – but what exactly the Attorney General and his deputy, the slightly younger (1461) Solicitor General, do …

The case for devolving decision-making and tax-raising to London
16 Nov 2010 – 11:15
The case for devolving decision-making and tax-raising to London

By Mike Tuffrey, Liberal Democrat London Assembly member

For all my political life, intense debate about devolution for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland has been a given fact. From the memory fog of the …

Thinking outside the box on changes to drug legislation
16 Nov 2010 – 10:52
Thinking outside the box on changes to drug legislation

By Baroness Tonge

About ten years ago I visited Colombia with two other MPs under the auspices of Christian Aid. The object of the visit was to see some of the problems faced by …

The chance to deliver liberal policies
15 Nov 2010 – 12:09
The chance to deliver liberal policies

The coalition offers a unique opportunity for liberals in Britain, argues Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Jo Grimond once said “there is no purpose in keeping a Liberal Party alive unless it promotes liberalism.” It …

A strategy for youth inclusion in society
10 Nov 2010 – 12:55
A strategy for youth inclusion in society

By Stella Creasy, Labour MP for Walthamstow and Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Youth Affairs
Amid strong national GSCE results, it was easy to miss an important landmark for London. This …

More police on the streets to tackle crime
10 Nov 2010 – 12:26
More police on the streets to tackle crime

By Gloria De Piero, Labour MP for Ashfield
Being selected as a parliamentary candidate six weeks before polling day meant that my campaign had to be focused on the doorstep.
Pounding the streets from morning to …

Calling on progressive Liberals to come home to Labour
10 Nov 2010 – 12:15
Calling on progressive Liberals to come home to Labour

By Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South & Finsbury

I believe there is a progressive majority in Britain. And the Lib Dems have won many votes by pretending to represent it. No more. Since May, …

The urgent need for even more reform of Britain’s Parliament
10 Nov 2010 – 10:30
The urgent need for even more reform of Britain’s Parliament

In an interview with Government Gazette to mark the first anniversary of his election as Speaker of the House of Commons, Mr Speaker outlined his vision for change and reform and discussed his achievements in …