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  • Andrew Mitchell loses 'Plebgate' libel case

    Andrew Mitchell has said he is “bitterly disappointed” after losing his libel action over the so-called Plebgate affair. The former chief whip has been ordered to pay £300,000 in costs following the ruling by Mr Justice Mitting. The judge said: "I am satisfied at least on the balance of probabilities that Mr Mitchell ...

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

Michael Fabricant: If Andrew Mitchell had shown more humility he would still be chief whip

Michael Fabricant said if Andrew Mitchell had “a little more humility,” the plebgate scandal would not have escalated, and he would have been able to keep his job in...

Gossip & Rumour

Lord Tebbit: David Cameron has been mistaken in EU handling

Lord Tebbit: David Cameron has been mistaken in EU handling

Lord Tebbit criticised David Cameron’s handling of Britain’s relationship with the EU and the threat of Ukip. “I think it’s been mistaken because I think that he sh...

Green Party

Natalie Bennett: People are thoroughly fed up with the main political parties

Natalie Bennett said people were "thoroughly fed up" with the main political parties. "I think we were presenting an image of a different kind of the streets of R...

Labour Party

Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste'

  Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste' Rachel Reeves MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, in a speech today in Redbridge, said: It’s a ple...

Liberal Democrats

Lib Dems will keep 'vast majority' of MPs in 2010, predicts Clegg

The Liberal Democrats will retain the “vast majority” of their MPs after the 2015 general election, Nick Clegg has said. The Deputy Prime Minister told listeners ...

Opinion Polls

ComRes: Rowan Atkinson most popular choice to play Ed Miliband in a film

ComRes press release Ed Miliband's leadership is boosted by the ComRes online poll for The Independent on Sunday and the Sunday Mirror tomorrow, in which Labour ho...

Parliament

PMQs: Cameron and Miliband go head-to-head over the NHS

David Cameron and Ed Miliband have once again traded blows over the health service, in a session of Prime Minister's Questions focusing heavily on NHS policy. Th...

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

Lord Grocott: Fixed-term parliaments are bad for democracy

Lord Grocott said fixed-term parliaments reduced accountability and were damaging to democracy. "It is such a huge advantage to any government in power. No govern...

Political System

Kate Hoey: Many MPs now come straight from university and don't have a real job

Kate Hoey said many MPs came straight from university rather than having had a "real job". "It’s not actually just about policies, it’s about making the public fe...

Public Administration

Welsh leaders show scepticism over Labour and Miliband

Scepticism of whether Ed Miliband was ready to become prime minister in 2015 was expressed by representatives of the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, and Question T...

SNP

SNP: Alex Salmond named Spectator politician of the year

SNP press release Alex Salmond named Spectator politician of the year Alex Salmond has been congratulated today after scooping the Spectator magazine’s prestigiou...

UKIP

Damian Green speech to Bright Blue: Conservatives now need true modernisation

Damian Green speech to Bright Blue: TRUE MODERNISATION By Damian Green MP In some Conservative circles modernisation has followed the path of “human rights...

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