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After a seven-week break, MPs arrived back in Westminster this morning –a whole fortnight before the next recess. With the imminently-expected cabinet reshuffle, all eyes will be on the political big shots over the next week. But this isn’t the only thing on the Conservative Party agenda.
On both sides of the Atlantic politicians want to see the state cut back and society take over its responsibilities. And right wing politicians hope that charities and volunteers will fill the gap left by a diminishing government.
Ever since Greening entered the cabinet late last year after the exit of Liam Fox, she’s been putting out fires left, right and centre. She was handed responsibility over one of the most divisive topics within the Conservative Party, and has frequently locked horns with it on the front pages ever since. No, not Europe, immigration or the NHS – transport.
David Cameron must once again be cursing his weakness in giving in to Nick Clegg and setting up the Leveson inquiry into whatever it is into which Lord Justice Leveson is inquiring.
Rupert Murdoch’s decision, assuming that this is what it is, to publish the naked Prince Harry photographs in The Sun today is a calculated [...]
According to media reports on Monday, police had once again been firing tear gas and rubber bullets at protestors. The same day the High Court of Appeal in Bahrain postponed the final verdict on the appeal of thirteen opposition activists relating to their participation in pro-reform demonstrations last year.
Late last year, I was horrified to read that a conference of sports medicine specialists was calling for PE to become a compulsory subject in schools. Worse, they wanted it to be a tested subject along with English and Maths, at every key stage of education.
Catch-Up Service, as the Prime Minister takes his turn at the seaside: The most interesting thing about that YouGov poll for The Sun and The Sunday Times on 6 August, on Boris Johnson as an alternative prime minister, was how much of an asset David Cameron still is to his party.
The findings were summarised by [...]
On one hand, I hate the idea that I am part of a group of school alumni whom it is fair game to mock as posh, pampered and out of touch. On the other hand, I hate the idea of inequality of opportunity, of which Eton is her metaphor.
Far too many children (and adults) do not get enough exercise to remain healthy. You can see the evidence in every high street and classroom. And the statistics for obesity related illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes are terrifying.
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