Government

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Millicent Fawcett: 'Having a statue of a woman near Parliament is delicious revenge'

Millicent Fawcett: 'Having a statue of a woman near Parliament is delicious revenge'

'Having a statue of a Millicent Fawcett near Parliament is delicious revenge'

Journalist Claire Cohen says it is disempowering to have no female statues in Parliament Square at the moment

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

Prison officers and police officers will be the first to receive extra money

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Diane Abbott's staff have spoken out about the abuse she receives

Diane Abbott abuse: Staff share some of the racist mesages received by Jeremy Corbyn ally

Diane Abbott's staff speak out about abusive messages the MP receives

Some emails are said to contains hundreds of racial slurs

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

John McTernan believes the Government hasn't got a clue on key issues

Brexit: Tony Blair's former advisor blasts Theresa May and David Davis for 'keystone cops' tactics

Tony Blair's former advisor blasts David Davis for 'keystone cops' tacti

John McTernan says the EU knows it is holding all the cards

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

'Terrorism is new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Security expert Will Geddes says the Government needs to come up with decisive action against terrorism

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A-Levels: Students receiving top marks increase, but Government reform still has impact

A-Levels: Students receiving top marks increase, but Government reform still has impact

Students receiving top A-Level marks increase, but Government reform has impact

The figures have risen for the first time in six years, but the stats have fallen in 13 reformed subjects

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Customs Union: 'If I were a business I'd be very worried about Brexit', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-motion car crash'

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-=motion car crash'

Vince Cable says the Government's current customs union idea is very 'airy fairy'

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu accuses media and left of trying to remove him

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu accuses media and left of trying to oust him

Israeli Prime Minster Netanyahu accuses media and left of trying to oust him

Benjamin Netanyahu claims the left and the media are trying to push investigators into charging him at any cost

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

'Government must tackle maternity ward crisis as busy staff lead to mistakes'

'Government must tackle maternity ward crisis as busy staff make mistakes'

'Government must tackle maternity ward crisis as busy staff make mistakes'

More than 40% of maternity wards in England closed doors to expectant mothes at least once last year

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to invest in public transport so people can get around without cars

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

George Galloway claims austerity is directly linked to life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway says the poorest people were affected after the financial crash, but the rich always have money

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Government didn't resolve gay marriage pensions as it worried about other inequality claims'

John Walker says 'same-sex pensions could have been sorted years ago' after landmark victory

John Walker says 'same-sex pensions could have been sorted years ago'

John Walker has won a Supreme Court case meaning his husband will get the same pension rights as a wife would receive if he dies

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want good quality work for all', says author

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want good-quality work for all', says author

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want them'

Matthew Taylor says he doesn't want his review to end up with others in history that have ended up in a graveyard in Westminster

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

PMQs: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

John McDonnell says cabinet ministers are scrapping in the playground and the Government is chaotic

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Grenfell Tower campaigner 'we all want justice... but stop demonising the Tories'

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Grenfell Tower campaigner 'we all want justice... but stop demonising the Tories'

Julia tells Grenfell campaigner 'we all want justice, but stop bashing Tories'

Justice for Grenfell campaigner Sue Caro believes the Grenfell Tower death toll is double that of the official figure

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal'

Iain Duncan Smith says the Tory-DUP deal has brought funding forward that was for the most part planned as Northern Ireland has always required a high level of investment

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Jeremy Corbyn is to table an amendment to the Queen's Speech today, calling for the end of the 1 per cent public sector pay cap and cuts to the emergency services

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s'

George Galloway believes there will be another general election if Theresa May is pushed out as leader

George Galloway has 'no confidence in government's ability to stop terror attacks'

George Galloway has 'no confidence in government's ability to stop terror attacks'

George Galloway has 'no confidence in government's ability to stop terrorism'

George Galloway said he believes there is someone who assisted the Manchester Arena bomber and thinks they are still at large

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

Brexit, defence and agriculture - What's in the Tory-DUP deal?

A deal to support Theresa May's minority government has finally been signed by the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Grenfell Tower: '40 years of government cuts and reduced regulation have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

'40 years of government cuts have put people at risk', says Ken Livingstone

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone says we must find out how people were able to put up cladding on buildings like at Grenfell Tower

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'The House of Lords won't block Brexit but it will get the best for Britain'

The shadow Brexit minister Baroness Dianne Hayter says the Lords will strive to ensure benefits we had before we left the EU stay in place

Boris Johnson gives 'worst political interview ever' following Queen's Speech

'Why isn't he humiliated like Diane Abbott?' Labour voters blast 'media bias' after Boris Johnson interview nightmare

Boris Johnson gives 'worst political interview ever' following Queen's Speech

Boris Johnson stumbled several times in an interview with Eddie Mair and repeatedly asked him to 'hang on a second'

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

'A Parliament with influence over the Government isn't bad and reflects democracy', says politics professor

'A Parliament with influence over the Government simply reflects democracy', says John Curtice

'A Parliament with influence over the Government is what democracy is about'

Politics guru John Curtice says we shouldn’t underestimate the ability of minority governments to survive

Corbyn has been widely praised for his speech today

'The best speech in Parliament all year' - Jeremy Corbyn lauded for Queen's Speech performance

Jeremy Corbyn lauded for Queen's Speech performance

Twitter has reacted well to Jeremy Corbyn's performance in the House of Commons after the Queen's Speech

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Katie Perrior reveals more about 'shouting matches' over No.10 way of working

Downing Street's former director of communications says she felt like she was banging her head against a brick wall on a daily basis while working at No.10

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'There should be a criminal and public inquiry where Theresa May doesn't dictate terms of reference', says lawyer

Grenfell Tower: 'There should be a criminal inquiry - and Theresa May shouldn't be allowed to shape it'

There should be a criminal inquiry into Grenfell Tower, says lawyer

Human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar says those affected by the fire would want the people responsible put behind bars

Finsbury Park: 'The police service is on its knees and soon officers will be off sick with stress', says Victims of Crime Trust

Finsbury Park: 'The police service is on its knees and soon officers will be off sick with stress', says Victims of Crime Trust

'The police is on its knees and soon officers will be off sick with stress'

Director of the Victims of Crime Trust Norman Brennan has called on the public to go to Downing Street to fight against police cuts

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn calls for empty homes owned by rich to be seized for Grenfell Tower residents

Jeremy Corbyn calls for rich people's empty homes to be seized for Grenfell Tower residents

Corbyn demands seizure of rich people's empty homes for Grenfell Tower residents

The Labour leader has said Kensington is a tale of two cities and one side is rich whereas the other is poor

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

The Queen's Speech had been planned for June 19, but had to be delayed when no one reached a majority in the general election

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Theresa May has visited Buckingham Palace and announced that the Conservatives will work with the DUP to form a Government

'If Labour and Liberal Democrats had worked with us, Labour might be in power now', says Green Party

'If Jeremy Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green Party leader

'If Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green leader

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Labour and the Liberal Democrats didn't respond to their letters

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

'I support any initiative to put those who glorify terrorism behind bars', says chief executive of Muslim group

Anyone who encourages terrorism should be thrown in jail, says Muslim group chief

Anyone who encourages terror should be thrown in jail, says Muslim group chief

Chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed Shafiq explains that he saw Khuram Butt in 2013 and he was shouting profanities

'Donald Trump has thrown a verbal fireball about Sadiq Khan to make the headlines about himself and his measures'

'Donald Trump has thrown fireball at Sadiq Khan to steal headlines from London terror victims'

'Trump has thrown fireball at Sadiq Khan to steal headlines from London victims'

International politics professor Scott Lucas tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Donald Trump may be trying to whip up a climate of fear

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Terrorism: 'It’s time to speak up and stand up', says former police chief

Terrorism: 'It’s time to speak up and stand up', says former police chief Nazir Afzal

Terrorism: 'It’s time to speak up and stand up', says former police chief

Nazir Afzal tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that everyone has a responsibility to work against terrorism

'The public must be told to expect terrorist attack and be prepared to deal with them', says former security spokesperson

London Bridge: The next attack will take place this week, says former Tory security chief

The next attack will take place this week, says former Tory security chief

A terrorist attack took place at London Bridge, leaving seven people dead

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'The Government manipulates defence statistics to appear stronger in Brexit negotiations', says Royal Marine

UK war hero claims government manipulates defence figures for Brexit

UK war hero claims Britain manipulates defence figures for Brexit

Royal Marine James Glancy tells Carole Malone that he fears those being trained in the army now won't be prepared enough for deployment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Caller claims 'a black pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

James Whale caller claims 'an evil pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

Caller claims 'an evil pope controls us and takes our taxes'

A caller told James Whale there is a white man in black clothing that controls the government, yet we never see him

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tony Blair won the general election in 1997

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tony Blair's landslide victory in the 1997 general election

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

End Violence Against Women Coalition slams 'barbaric' child tax credit rape clause

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Last week the Government introduced a cap on child tax credits parents are only eligible to receive the benefit for their first two children, unless the mother can prove she was raped

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Peter Lilley says Hillary Benn has done a good job up to this point - but his latest report was far too one-sided

Brexit committee member Peter Lilley blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

Brexit committee member blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

A number of MPs reportedly walked out of a Commons Brexit Select Committee meeting, where chairman Hilary Benn was said to have tried to make members agree on a report

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller says she's always thought of herself as super woman

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has called on the public to 'keep an eye' on the Government as the take us out of the European Union

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Article 50: Historically March 29 has been a good day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Downing Street have announced that Article 50 will be triggered on March 29, and in the past it seems some good events have happened on this day

'Good MPs don't want to be opportunistic and call a snap general election', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Jeremy Corbyn, says Tory veteran John Redwood

'May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Corbyn' says John Redwood

Reports claim some Conservative MPs have asked the chief whip to push Theresa May into calling a general election, however John Redwood believes there is no reason to do so

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

NI U-Turn: 'Employment contracts must be flexible to match the changing economy', says MP Tom Tugendhat

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat - who voted against the NI increase - told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Chancellor was right to scrap his headline policy

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with MPs who are incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway believes few MPs are competent - but stay in their jobs because they sit in safe seats

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government's National Insurance U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for 'missing open goal' on Government NI U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government NI U-turn

Jeremy Corbyn has been mocked on Twitter after he didn't capitalise on the Government's U-turn on National Insurance during PMQs, instead talking about schools funding and social care

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

In January just 85.1% of patients who went to A&E were seen within four hours - well beneath targets

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