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Liberal Democrats press release Vince Cable will say: What attracted [my mother] to the Liberals was its leader, Jo Grimond, who was promoting British membership of Europe in opposition to people like my dad who thought the futur... Continue to article
Jon Ashworth insisted there were still outstanding issues to be resolved around the resignation and arrest of Patrick Rock. “I understand that Downing Street has a duty of care to Mr Rock. However, there do seem to be a number of very ba... Continue to article
David Hanson said the Government should publish its report into the effect of immigration today. "I think the report is ready. We were putting questions down in November of last year, and Vince Cable, I think, himself, wants this re... Continue to article
Julian Huppert argued UKIP had not been subjected to proper scrutiny on their record and position on Europe. “I think it’s very important to let people see what the choice is. I think UKIP have had a very easy ride, and people haven’t sc... Continue to article
Michael Gove said widespread opposition to his school plans was not "intellectual" but rather based on inertia. "I don’t go out of my way to solicit or to invite opposition; you’ll never get unanimity over any set of political changes un... Continue to article
David Cameron said the world needed to come together to remind the Russian government their actions would have consequences. "What matters now is [that] a very clear message is sent from across the world to the people of the Ukraine that... Continue to article
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Boris Johnson said he would not stand for Parliament in 2015, spurred on by the thrill of transport projects like the “tunnelising” of the Hammersmith flyover. “I am going to be getting on, as I have never tired of telling you over the l... Continue to article
Lord Stern called on the Government to commit to eliminating coal as a source of electricity by 2025. "What they could do is to first confirm that their targets for 2025 of 50% reductions relative to 1990 stand, because that’s the so-cal... Continue to article
No. 10 Downing Street press release Prime Minister David Cameron said: “St David's day is a time to celebrate Wales' rich and illustrious history, its beautiful language and its cultural heritage. Yet this year, we also look forward... Continue to article
The Queen will have lunch with Prime Minister David Cameron at Chequers today. Continue to article
Labour is committed to reducing the deficit in a fairer way. At a time when ordinary families face a cost-of-living crisis as prices rise faster than wages, there’s very little fairness to be found in this Government’s tax cut for the top 1... Continue to article
Who is David Cameron? I only ask because so few people seem to know. Of course voters know his job title and a bit about his background – largely that he went to Eton, then Oxford, where he was a member of something called the B... Continue to article
Words: Paul Waugh Photos: Paul Heartfield Jonathan Hill likes to live in the moment. “I’m not very good at thinking long term ahead or particularly looking backwards,” he says, as he sits back in an armchair, sipping tea in... Continue to article
Bernard Jenkin said the European Union was "secret, oligarchic, and undemocratic". "First of all what Angela Merkel said about that was clear, and absolutely no surprise: she wasn’t going to suddenly put a whole lot of concessions on the... Continue to article
After Chancellor Merkel mentioned both cake and hot potatoes in her Downing Street press conference, you might have been forgiven for thinking that David Cameron had failed to feed her. Not so. No 10 has helpfully released the menu for l...
Downing Street has outlined the terms of reference for the judge-led inquiry into the letters sent to Irish republican suspects informing them whether or not they were wanted for crimes. After David Cameron announced the review, his off... Continue to article
David Cameron can charm a German. But his Europe policy is a mess Continue to article
Angela Merkel has backed David Cameron’s calls for a clampdown on EU migrants entering countries in order to claim benefits. After holding talks with the Prime Minister at Downing Street, the German Chancellor said it was wrong that a n... Continue to article
David Cameron announces an independent judge-led review of the letters which led to the collapse of the Downey case.
As Angela Merkel and David Cameron meet here today, there is much they can offer each other — and Europe Continue to article
Gisela Stuart warned against overestimating Angela Merkel's ability to deliver EU treaty change. "[David Cameron] is right [to say] that she's a key figure, but on her own she can't deliver; there's another 26 countries who have to agre... Continue to article
Martin Callanan said UKIP were not setting the agenda over the European Union. "I wouldn’t say they’re setting the agenda – clearly they’re putting forward policy ideas, proposals, that we need to take very seriously because they’re refl... Continue to article
Tory backbenchers reacted warily yesterday to suggestions that David Cameron will fight the next election on a clear pledge not to form a second coalition. Continue to article
Has David Cameron lost his marbles? Yesterday, it appeared he may very well have done after this newspaper broke the amazing story that the Prime Minister is considering formally ruling out a post-election coalition with the Liberal Democrats Continue to article
Labour and the Lib Dems have been playing footsie for weeks over a possible post-2015 tryst. But after this morning’s reports that David Cameron is preparing to rule out Coalition Mark II, has the LibLab romance rapidly intensified? ...
Good morning everyone, thanks for coming. Today is about two things: 1. Getting the Conservative family together, to introduce some of our candidates. 2. And talking about our mission; what a Conservative majority would really mean... Continue to article
Downing Street said the Government would continue to talk to all levels of the Russian Government about the situtation in the Ukraine in the coming weeks. Asked if David Cameron would hold talks with President Putin, the Prime Minister's... Continue to article
That David Cameron is reportedly considering committing to minority government above coalition is a strong message to his backbenchers that he’s not preparing to hop back into bed with Nick Clegg and co in 2015. Continue to article
Labour press release Responding to reports on under-performing academy schools in the Telegraph, Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt MP said: "David Cameron and Michael Gove are allowing underperformance to go unchecked ... Continue to article
David Cameron has ruled out forming another coalition if the Conservatives fail to win a majority at next year’s general election, according to a source close to the Prime Minister. Continue to article
Good evening and thank you to all of you for being here tonight. I want to thank Unlock Democracy for the important work you do, and in particular for your work campaigning for lobbying reform during the recent passage of what I can only t... Continue to article
Prime Minister David Cameron says North Sea oil and and gas will be be supported better by the UK. Continue to article
Sadiq Khan said David Cameron has failed to "detoxify" the Conservative party. "I think the promise that there was from David Cameron when he first became leader, he was going to detoxify the party, more women, more ethnic minorities, I ... Continue to article
David Cameron said that by remaining part of the United Kingdom Scotland would benefit from the resources that a "top ten" world economy can afford in the extraction of oil and gas from the North Sea. “I think it makes a very strong arg... Continue to article
Chris Bryant said Britain had been “craven” towards Russia in the past few years and urged ministers to take a more robust stance. “Since 2010, Britain has been rather craven towards Russia. We’ve just wanted to pursue financial interest... Continue to article
Department for Energy and Climate Change press release The British economy could receive a potential £200 billion boost over the next 20 years, through the recovery of an additional 3-4 billion barrels of North Sea oil and gas, according t... Continue to article
Jake Berry said Labour's reforms to their trade union links was like putting lipstick on a pig. "This came out of the problems that the Labour party had with the selection at Falkirk. Let's just have a real look at what's actually happen... Continue to article
A shared sense of humour is the key to Angela Merkel and David Cameron’s friendship Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with German chancellor Angela Merkel at Downing Street and addresses UK Parliament Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg delivers a speech in Kent on supporting young people, where he is expected to unveil a... Continue to article
Nigel Farage accepted Nick Clegg’s challenge to a debate on the merits of Britain’s membership of the European Union and called on David Cameron and Ed Miliband to join too. “I nearly choked on my bacon roll when I heard Nick Clegg say h... Continue to article
One of the big decisions facing David Cameron this year is who to send to Brussels in Baroness Ashton’s place as the UK’s Commissioner Continue to article
Though David Cameron used a centrist strategy to win power, his policies have never been anything other than Thatcherite Continue to article
End Hunger Fast campaign press release · Faith leaders, food bank campaigners and anti-poverty groups express outrage at rise in UK hunger and call for urgent political action as Cameron weighs into welfare debate · ... Continue to article
Hilary Benn said David Cameron should say he was wrong to to remove from local councils the right to automatically waive council tax on unoccupied properties that need repairs. "In the 2007 floods, we made available our recovery fund and... Continue to article
David Cameron said he would be happy to discuss the possibility of additional funding from Westminster to help with flood relief in Wales. “Well, we’re very happy to talk to the Welsh Assembly Government about that. The primary responsib... Continue to article
Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Pembrokeshire, meeting people who have been hit by the recent floods. Continue to article
David Cameron insisted the Government had not cut back spending on flood defences. “We’ve increased the spending on flood defences from £2.2bn to £2.4bn. We’re increasing the spending on flood defences. “We’ve increased the spending o... Continue to article
Downing Street has rejected Alex Salmond’s complaints of Westminster trying to bully Scotland into rejecting independence. Asked about Alex Salmond's letter to David Cameron accusing him of trying to 'bully' the Scottish people: "He is v... Continue to article
After nearly four years propping up David Cameron's Tories, Nick Clegg now says they have "become much more ideological, they've returned much more to a lot of their familiar theme tunes". Well, forgive us if we ask: Nick, why have you only just noticed? Continue to article
Ed Miliband warned the recent floods could be a harbinger of the consequences of failing to take decisive action to tackle climate change. “The reason I spoke out is that climate change is now a national security issue because there can ... Continue to article
Over £1m of the fines taken from banks in the wake of the Libor scandal will be donated to a military charity, the Sun reports. David Cameron announced the measure in advance of the paper's annual military awards.
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.
David Cameron has issued a strongly worded criticism of the United Nations' ongoing inaction over Syria.
Reading from the recent Save the Children report documenting the fate of children in the country, Mr Cameron told world leaders at the UN headquarters in New York: "The blood of these young children is a terrible stain on the reputation of this United Nations.
In an apparent attack on Russia and China, he reserved particular criticism for countries who “have failed to stand up to these atrocities and in some cases aided and abetted Assad's reign of terror”.
"If the United Nations Charter is to have any value in the 21st century, we must now join together to support a rapid political transition."
The Prime Minister announced £8m in aid for the war torn country, and continued to speak more widely on the aftermath of the Arab Spring.
He argued Western countries should respect the outcome of post-Spring elections that returned Islamist parties, but warned those parties they would be judged by their actions.
“Will you entrust the rights of citizenship to your countrymen and women who do now share your specific political and religious view? Do you accept that unlike the dictators you replaced, you should never pervert the democratic process to hold on to power if you lost the consent of the people you serve?
“Will you live up to your commitment to protect the rule of law for all citizens, to defend the rights of Christians and minorities, to allow women a full role in society, in the economy and in politics?”
David Cameron is facing a backlash from his own Cabinet over plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol. Michael Gove and Andrew Lansley claim the move is unfair on low-income drinkers who consume responsibly. Meanwhile a study from the Adam Smith Institute has cast doubt on whether a minimum price would be successful in cutting crime and preventing health problems.
Conservative campaign organisation Bright Blue has warned the party that another coalition with the Liberal Democrats may be the only way for the party to keep power. The group said the party should continue with its modernising agenda and not lurch to the right, as many core-conservative groups are suggesting.
A poll conducted for The Times has found Labour has stretched its lead over the Conservatives to 15 points. However the Populus survey has discouraging results for Ed Miliband, with 60% of people wanting David Cameron to remain in Downing Street, either because they thought he was doing a good job, or because they prefer him to Mr Miliband.
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