EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable
22 Mar 2019 – 11:24 | No Comment

The EU leaders have rejected Theresa May’s request for an extension to June 30. Instead, they have imposed two new dates — if Parliament approves May’s deal, Britain shall leave on May 22. If it …

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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 …

The race is on to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
05 Nov 2010 – 17:44
The race is on to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Nigel Nelson, political editor of The People
Tony Blair spends a week a month at the five-star American Colony in Jerusalem. But so little is heard of his peace mission one could be forgiven …

History is key in the fight against terrorism
01 Nov 2010 – 16:44
History is key in the fight against terrorism

Terrorism: How to Respond
By Richard English, Oxford University Press, 2010, £8.99
In the summer of 1999, two men from Northern Ireland played with Prime Minister Tony Blair’s children in the garden of 10 Downing Street. …

Ending immunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo
01 Nov 2010 – 09:55
Ending immunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

By Veronique De Keyser MEP
A sexual genocide continues to be perpetrated in the Democratic Republic of Congo and with complete impunity.
The United Nations revealed that 1,244 women were raped during the first three …

Labour’s achievements on reducing crime are now under threat
13 Oct 2010 – 09:48
Labour’s achievements on reducing crime are now under threat

By Alan Johnson MP, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department

In less than one hundred days the new Home Secretary has managed to jeopardise important measures that strengthen the police’s ability to cut …

A punishing time ahead for Northern Ireland
27 Sep 2010 – 10:20
A punishing time ahead for Northern Ireland

By Shaun Woodward, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Only weeks before the General Election the people of Northern Ireland got a bitter foretaste of the punishing cuts that were ahead if David Cameron entered …

Foreign Policy challenges facing Britain
27 Sep 2010 – 10:16
Foreign Policy challenges facing Britain

By Sir Menzies Campbell, Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

It is said that foreign policy never wins general elections but can lose them. I say “can” because Tony Blair got an historical third …