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Theresa May has issued a stark warning for the UK following the murder of a fifth hostage by Islamic State militants. The Home Secretary said the killing showed Britain faced a “deadly threat…at home and abroad” and promised urgent actio... Continue to article
Tim Farron rejected a suggestion Norman Baker had been a maverick minister, and criticised Theresa May's running of the Home Office. "I think that's an unfair characterisation of Norman. You've got to remember that he's been in governmen... Continue to article
Nick Clegg said today’s research by economists on the impact of immigration showed that Conservative policies would make Britain poorer. “[If we were] simply to sort of turn our back on the world, which is what Ukip and the Conservative ... Continue to article
Lynne Featherstone replaces Norman Baker at the Home Office Continue to article
George Osborne has defended the handling of a demand from the EU for £1.7bn in extra payments. The Chancellor told MPs during Treasury Questions that there was a two-day delay between his advisors preparing a report and the Prime Ministe... Continue to article
Malcom Bruce said the resignation of Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker from his ministerial position at the Home Office was a “perfectly reasonable proposition”. “Norman, I have to tell you, is somebody who gives everything when he ta... Continue to article
The Deputy Prime Minister has made the following changes to his ministerial team following the decisions of Norman Baker MP; Mark Hunter MP; and Jenny Willott MP to stand down as Minister of State at the Home Office; and Assistant Gove... Continue to article
Norman Baker said he did not see himself as a form of Lib Dem Home Secretary, as Damian Green claimed this morning, and that Theresa May needed to remember the Government was a Coalition, not a Conservative one. “But, I mean, we are in a... Continue to article
Norman Baker has resigned as a Home Office minister tonight. Baker has quit, blaming the difficulties of working with Theresa May and the squeeze that ministerial office has put on… Continue reading T... Continue to article
Michael Ellis accused the Liberal Democrats of spinning a Home Office report on drug policy for their own political purposes. "It’s naked political posturing by the Liberal Democrats who have frankly hijacked this report – they’re spinni... Continue to article
Norman Baker set out the Government's "twin" approach to drugs following a new Home Office report. "We want to make sure that we crack down on the people who supply the drugs in the first place. The dealers, the organised criminal gangs,... Continue to article
Norman Baker defended the Government's new Criminal Behaviour Orders, brought in to replace Anti-social Behaviour Orders. "These new powers are more flexible, more victim-focused, there's more community engagement and they're more effec... Continue to article
Norman Baker said the rise in recorded rapes was a sign that victims were more willing to come forward. "What we're seeing is an encouragement generally for offences against a person, whether it's rape or whether it's domestic abuse or i... Continue to article
Motorists have been told that vehicle tax may be scrapped and replaced with a new system of pay-as-you-drive tolls. Transport Minister Norman Baker said that a shake up was inevitable, saying "Every government of every colour will get there, whatever parties say now.”
Scrap-metal dealers who sell on stolen signal cabling will face tighter laws in an attempt to end a trade that has affected 4m rail passengers, the Transport Minister announced yesterday. Norman Baker called for laws to be reviewed, saying the Government was looking at "what further steps might be necessary in regulation and legislation to deal with a very serious problem that is having a big impact on the economy and on passengers".
Transport minister Norman Baker has launched an inquiry into the employment of foreign cab drivers after being taken for a ride by a taxi driver who he said had a "limited grasp of English".
The Government is to host a summit to address the problems caused when lorry and car drivers are misdirected by out-of-date directions from their satellite navigation systems. The talks will be held by Local Transport Minister Norman Baker in March, and will ensure "everything possible" is done to get vehicles on the right roads.
Transport minister Norman Baker has defended criticisms from the president of the AA and top traffic police officer Mike Giannasi, saying “this Government is firmly committed to road safety."
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