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Theresa May, Theresa Villiers, Maria Miller and Justine Greening. In charge of keeping us safe from the threat of Islamic and Irish nationalist terrorists, paedophiles, killers, rapists and drug deale... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron chairs a National Security Council meeting on Ukraine (15.00) Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg meets the EU digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes Business secretary Vince Cable speaks at the National Un... Continue to article
This year is the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, and it is truly extraordinary – I think – that it was only such a short time ago that Sir Tim Berners-Lee and his colleagues at CERN made that first thought connection that changed th... Continue to article
Culture secretary Maria Miller (09.50) and shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman (15.40) speak at the Oxford Media Convention organised by the Institute of Public Policy Research at the University of Oxford Defence secretary Philip Ham... Continue to article
Chris Bryant criticised the Government’s decision to send the Equalities Minister Maria Miller to represent Great Britain at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. “I’m glad Cameron isn’t going personally but I think it’s ... Continue to article
Anne McIntosh admitted having an all-male government frontbench at yesterday’s Prime Minister’s Questions was “a bit of an own goal”, but denied the Conservatives had a problem with women. “I personally don’t, obviously [think Tories hav... Continue to article
Labour MP Chris Bryant has been accused of making a “deeply misogynistic” remark in the House of Commons by a government source. Mr Bryant described Culture Secretary Maria Miller and Sport Minister Helen Grant’s visit to the Sochi Winte... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron and London mayor Boris Johnson attend the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos Foreign secretary William Hague attends the Geneva II summit in Switzerland Culture secretary Maria Miller speaks at the Brit... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Scottish questions 12 noon: Prime minister questions 12.30pm: Ten minute rule motion: Credit Union (Armed Forces) Bill (Gareth Thomas, Lab, Harrow West) Main Business Opposition day debate (15th allott... Continue to article
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George Osborne has thrown his weight behind the introduction of gay marriage, despite a survey of Tory constituency chairmen finding nearly half of local Conservative parties have lost members as a result of the policy.
The poll, conducted for the Sunday Telegraph, found that 71% believe the proposals should be abandoned, with just 3% saying they have gained membership from Mr Cameron's gay marriage policy.
Mr Osborne today emphasised that there would be a free vote in the House of Commons on introducing gay marriage, adding that he would be voting "with his conscience" in favour of the motion.
Senior Conservatives are reportedly urging David Cameron to bring forward his anticipated Cabinet reshuffle in response to failing poll ratings. The Daily Mail reports the reshuffle could now take place as soon as next weekend, following the local elections on May 3.
The Government's planned cuts to transport allowance for people in residential homes have been reversed, Maria Miller has said. The Minister for Disabled People told the Times that plans had been made to remove the £51 per week allowance in last year's spending review because some local councils provided a service, but that the provision is now seen as "patchy".
Measures to introduce super-fast broadband in the UK received a boost today after the Culture Secretary announced a number of ways to speed up internet access.
The new changes will reduce costs to install equipment and drop the need for councils to approve the installation of internet cables.
Maria Miller said the announcement showed the Government "means business" and is "determined to cut through the beaurocracy that is holding us back".
The Government is to defend its plans to charge parents for using the Child Support Agency, revealing it costs £450m a year to administer maintenance payments. Work and pensions minister Maria Miller said: “The child maintenance system is broken. Our proposals will give families options, not just force them to use the CSA. This [will allow] couples to work together rather than have the state facilitate conflict at huge expense to the taxpayer.” The agency is so inefficient it costs 40p to distribute every £1 in maintenance payments.
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