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  • Clegg blasts target as migration rises

    Nick Clegg has branded the Conservative Party's net migration target “meaningless”, as figures showed an annual rise in the number of people coming to live in Britain. The party pledged to reduce net migration to below 100,000 by 2015, but the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics recorded a rise of 175,...

Civil Liberties & Counter Terrorism

Yvette Cooper: Making terrorist Brits stateless would undermine international law

Yvette Cooper said there were areas where the law could be strengthened to deal more effectively with Britons who travel abroad to join extremist terror groups. “...

Emergency Services

Labour: David Cameron promised police resources would be spent on the frontline but is protecting a multimillion pound subsidy for his friends - Diana Johnson

Labour press release Commenting on reports David Cameron has intervened to prevent the introduction of full-cost recovery for gun licenses, Shadow Crime and Securi...

Equality

Labour: Tristram Hunt response to the publication of the report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission

Labour press release Tristram Hunt MP, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, responding to the publication of the report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty C...

Immigration

Clegg: students should be exempt from immigration numbers

Nick Clegg has said that he thinks that student numbers should be taken out of net immigration figures, and rules around IT visas should be relaxed. "Yes I actual...

Law, Justice & Prisons

Nick Clegg: Shaun Wright must stand aside

Nick Clegg called on Shaun Wright, the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, to “stand aside” in light of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal. “The...

Science & Technology

George Freeman: Britain is taking the lead in the global race for genomic medicine

George Freeman said the Government's announcement today that £300m was being invested in a DNA project to map the genetic codes of 100,000 people meant Britain was "...

Social Issues

Sarah Champion: Dramatic action must be taken in response to Rotherham child sex abuse report

Sarah Champion said “dramatic” action was needed, following the release of a report today that blamed the council and police for failing to act over 16 years of chil...

Voluntary Sector

George Osborne: Libor fine will go to injured soldiers

George Osborne said the fine paid by Lloyds Bank for manipulating the Libor rate would go to support injured soldiers and their families. "Lloyds Bank have been f...

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