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  • Cameron pressured over torture inquiry

    Nine human rights groups, including Liberty and Amnesty International, have joined the calls for David Cameron to commit to a judge-led inquiry into the possibility of British involvement in CIA torture. The Daily Mail has seen a letter written to Downing Street telling the Prime Minister to “put our own house in order” ...

BNP

Hazel Blears: Govt must bring people together to combat extremism

Hazel Blears said the Government needed to do more to bring together people from different communities to combat extremism on all sides. “I think that all the mod...

Conservative Party

Sir George Young: Another hung parliament could lead to permanent coalitions

Sir George Young expressed concern that another hung parliament after the next election could lead to a “European-style” political system which anticipated coalition...

Gossip & Rumour

Labour probes DCLG's Big Mac spending

Labour MP Jon Ashworth has served up a storm at the communities department, asking ministers how much they've spent on fast food since the election. DCLG's respon...

Green Party

Natalie Bennett: General election will expose first-past-the-post

Natalie Bennett predicted the next general election would lead to further calls for reform of the voting system. “We’re going to see, probably, quite a lot of MPs...

Labour Party

Conservatives: Grant Shapps response to Mandelson saying shadow cabinet members need to raise their game

Conservatives press release Grant Shapps said: "These comments show once again how little faith the Labour Party has in Ed Miliband. Even Peter Mandelson accep...

Liberal Democrats

Tim Farron: Never been more space for Lib Dems to exploit

Tim Farron said there had “never been more space” for the Liberal Democrats to distinguish themselves from other main parties. “There’s no doubt this is the bigge...

Opinion Polls

Conservatives: Grant Shapps response to Mandelson saying shadow cabinet members need to raise their game

Conservatives press release Grant Shapps said: "These comments show once again how little faith the Labour Party has in Ed Miliband. Even Peter Mandelson accep...

Parliament

Confusable Peers

Confusable Peers

A priceless document has been produced by the House of Lords to distinguish between those peers who share the same or similar name. The 'Guide to Confusable Peers...

Plaid Cymru

Leanne Wood: We’re taking a different route to get to the same point as Scotland

Leanne Wood insisted Welsh independence was Plaid Cymru's long-term aim, but admitted her party was not actively pursuing this goal at the present time. “We do wa...

Political & Constitutional reform

Confusable Peers

Confusable Peers

A priceless document has been produced by the House of Lords to distinguish between those peers who share the same or similar name. The 'Guide to Confusable Peers...

Political System

Natalie Bennett: General election will expose first-past-the-post

Natalie Bennett predicted the next general election would lead to further calls for reform of the voting system. “We’re going to see, probably, quite a lot of MPs...

Public Administration

Conservative council leaders criticise local government cuts

The leaders of two of the largest Conservative-controlled county councils have criticised the Government's latest round of cuts to local authorities. The leader o...

SNP

Jim Murphy: I don't need Ed Miliband's permission to make decisions on Scotland

Newly appointed Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy said he did not need to consult the Labour leadership on Scottish policy issues.   "I am not sure I need the sup...

UKIP

Mark Reckless: Sour grapes legal action against me won't distract me from representing my constituents

Mark Reckless said he did not want the "sour grapes" legal action by the Conservatives against him distract him from representing his constituents. "I wasn’t goin...

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