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Conservatives Sajid Javid moves up to Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Nicky Morgan becomes Economic Secretary. Greg Clark replaces Chloe Smith as Constitutional Reform Minister. Greg Hands becomes deputy chief whip, repla... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with European Council president Herman Van Rompuy (11.15) Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has made a speech on Britain's relationship with the European Union in London Defence secretary Philip Hammo... Continue to article
First it was a Girl Guide group buckling at the first sign of pressure over its perfectly reasonable proposal to keep the old wording of the Guide Promise for those who wanted it and now the Birmingham Metropolitan College has resiled from its equally reasonable rule that all pupils, including Muslim women, must show their faces when moving about the campus. Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with the NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen and New Zealand prime minister John Key Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg (14.50) and Scottish secretary Michael Moore (10.30) speak at the... Continue to article
No 10 says it's up to schools to decide their own uniform policy - although seemingly not if local people kick up a fuss.
The Prime Minister's spokesman said the PM "very much agrees" with Michael Gove's comments on child protection. "He very much agrees with the points the Secretary of State for Education has made and on the importance of increased transpa... Continue to article
Birmingham Metropolitan College says students will now be able to wear 'specific items of personal clothing to reflect their cultural values'. Continue to article
Labour press release Sharon Hodgson MP, Labour's Shadow Children's Minister, commenting on the Kellogg's Report, 'A Lost Education: The reality of hunger in the classroom' said: "David Cameron has created a cost of living crisis, with w... Continue to article
British manufacturing is to slide to 20th position in the world competitiveness rankings over the next five years unless there are serious efforts to reverse the slide. The UK is currently ranked 17th, according to a global index published by Deloitte.
Business and Enterprise minister Mark Prisk has written to Vince Cable expressing his concerns that the introduction of local economic partnerships to promote growth could be a “failure in large parts of England”. In a letter obtained by The Times, Mr Prisk says the coalition policy has caused “strong concerns” among business leaders and could be “in danger of failing to aid economic growth”.
Shadow business secretary Pat McFadden has written to Vince Cable asking who knew that Tory party donor Andrew Cook lobbying has lobbied the government to cancel a loan to Sheffield Forgemasters. Nick Clegg has called the allegations "absurd".
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