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A Labour MP has welcomed Ed Miliband's People's Question Time proposal and said it should be expanded to allow people living outside London to take part. Meg Hillier, a member of the Digital Demodracy commission, suggested holding someth... Continue to article
A Labour MP has accused Michael Gove and Theresa May of hijacking the so-called 'Trojan Horse' schools scandal and turning it into a row over Bridget Phillipson said it was "a shame" that the Education Secretary and Home Secretary were u... Continue to article
Mark Field said the establishment parties had “concerns” about the implications of UKIP’s surge. “They [the results] were disappointing. We would much have preferred to have been top of the polls. But I think the truth is, if you look at... Continue to article
Mark Field said he feared the European election results, published tomorrow, will show there has been a backlash against what he called a “smear campaign” directed against UKIP by the main parties and the media over the last few weeks. “... Continue to article
The protests outside St Paul's cathedral symbolise a deeper unrest within Britain's society, Mark Field has said. Writing exclusively for PoliticsHome, the Conservative MP for the City of London says that the protests are a culmination of "massive rifts" created over the past decades "between young and old, debtors and savers, East and West". Homelessness charities have warned that the protest camp is becoming a magnet for homeless people who are abandoning shelter, medication and food for a "temporary sense of community".
David Cameron and Nick Clegg have written to cabinet ministers to "remind" them that tackling the deficit is the most urgent issue facing the country and that the government's "central purpose" is to redistribute power to communities and individuals.
David Cameron has reassured Tory 1922 Committee backbenchers he is delivering on Conservative policies and they should be "proud" of their contribution to the Coalition, Tory sources have told PoliticsHome. Disgruntled Tory MPs had voiced anger at being "subsumed" by the Coalition.
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