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PMQs: Ukip’s presence unnerves both the Tories and Labour

26 November 2014 13:36

Ed Miliband is determined to talk about the NHS as much as possible at PMQs while David Cameron wants the economy to be Topic A. The result: Miliband asks about… Continue reading

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Nadhim Zahawi with David Cameron. Picture: Getty

Nadhim Zahawi’s child benefit call is rare outburst from No10 policy board

15 December 2013 15:28

Number 10 was quick to pour cold water on Nadhim Zahawi’s suggestion in the Mail on Sunday that child-related welfare benefits should be restricted to two children per family (for… Continue reading

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David Blunkett is perhaps a surprising advocate of press freedom. Image: Getty

David Blunkett warns MPs against regulating the press

24 November 2012 9:00

David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, has has his private life in the newspapers often enough to yearn, Hugh Grant-style, for a world where the press is not free but… Continue reading

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Jokes and jibes follow the ‘gracious speech’

9 May 2012 16:41

The Queen’s Speech debate is a unique mix of parliamentary variety show and proper politics. The debate was opened by Nadhim Zahawi — who combined humour with some serious points… Continue reading

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First blood to the sceptics on Lords reform

9 May 2012 13:24

The Queen’s Speech commitment that ‘A Bill will be brought forward to reform the composition of the House of Lords’ is a lot vaguer than theLiberal Democrats were hoping for, or… Continue reading

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The depth of Tory feeling over Lords reform

19 April 2012 18:12

What should worry David Cameron about tonight’s meeting of the 1922 Committee on Lords reform was that it was not just the usual suspects who spoke out against it. The… Continue reading

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Cameron’s quotas: a policy or a threat?

9 February 2012 15:27

We’ve heard enough about David Cameron’s woman troubles to regard anything he says about the fairer sex as a naked pitch for votes. But I reckon his comments today, about… Continue reading

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