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Theresa Villiers said Maria Miller should not resign and should be left to get on with her job. "Absolutely not, I think this issue has been ruled on, I think we should move on, I think Maria Miller is an excellent Secretary of State and... Continue to article
Theresa May, Theresa Villiers, Maria Miller and Justine Greening. In charge of keeping us safe from the threat of Islamic and Irish nationalist terrorists, paedophiles, killers, rapists and drug deale... Continue to article
Theresa Villiers insisted that letters to paramilitary suspects saying they would not face prosecution did not amount to an amnesty. "Everyone who’s received a letter should be well aware that they do not confer immunity from prosecution... Continue to article
The political crisis over the provision of letters of assurance to on-the-run terror suspects appears to have been defused after Northern Ireland's First Minister hailed the Government's announcement of a judge-led inquiry. Peter Robinso... Continue to article
Letters of assurance provided to on-the-run terror suspects did not amount to amnesties, Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister has insisted. Martin McGuinness said the communications had been a necessary means of clarifying the legal ... Continue to article
The error which led to the collapse of the trial of John Downey for the 1982 Hyde Park was a “grave mistake”, the Northern Ireland Secretary has said. The case against Mr Downey dropped after it emerged he had been informed by the PSNI ... Continue to article
Peter Hain said that without the processes of guaranteeing 'on the runs' in Northern Ireland freedom from prosecution there would have been more suffering in the province. "Where Northern Ireland is now compared with where it was in the ... Continue to article
Theresa Villiers said the PSNI should investigate who was responsible for the Hyde Park bombing "mistake" of giving a suspect a pledge he would not be tried. "My thoughts are with the families of the victims of that terrible atrocity. I ... Continue to article
Theresa Villiers said the Government would ensure that both the flooding relief effort and future defences were properly funded. “There will be a way through. It’s very clear that the Government is now committed to funding whatever actio... Continue to article
The Government has been accused of losing 1,400 jobs by awarding a £1.4bn rail carriage contract to German firm Siemens over Britain's Bombardier, which has since been delayed through lack of funding. The Thameslink deal has been held up as Siemens has been unable to reach 'core project agreements' with Cross London Trains. Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle said last night; “Ministers must now accept that its choice of a failed funding model not only cost British jobs but is now delaying the entire project.”
The Conservative party are keeping up the pressure on Labour over their connections to the union Unite this evening after it emerged that the union is to meet US transport union the Teamsters in a bid to get support for a major strike of British Airways cabin crew. Shadow transport secretary Theresa Villiers claimed "Labour's union paymasters" were attempting to prevent BA flights from landing during the period of the strike by "internationalising" the dispute.
Rail companies have called for a "rigorous" review of £8bn of planned investment in the rail network ahead of possible cuts, in order to ensure value for money for passengers and taxpayers.
Labour is planning a new "spy in the sky" road tax system which, according to reports, could cost car owners £645 a year.
Transport minister Theresa Villiers today assured the Commons that no decisions had been taken to "change the scope" of the Crossrail project. Her statement comes following claims that £5bn could be cut from the project, possibly leading to cuts in the number of train carriages or stations.
08/04/2014 on BBC News
28/02/2014 on Today, BBC Radio 4
25/02/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4
25/02/2014 on BBC News
12/02/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
31/12/2013 on Today, BBC Radio 4
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18/04/2014 on Channel 4 News
18/04/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4
18/04/2014 on PM, BBC Radio 4