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David Cameron ducks questions on whether @grantshapps will remain Tory chairman on BBC Three Counties
David Cameron said the Government was concerned with the threat of terrorism from Syria and called on people to report to the police anyone who was thinking of travelling to Syria to carry out terrorist activities. "We are very concerned... Continue to article
Taking the UK out of the European Union would be "an act of monumental economic vandalism", the Liberal Democrat's leader has warned. Speaking at the launch of his party's European election campaign, Nick Clegg said "isolationists" such ... Continue to article
Tony Blair's anti-democratic tirade chimes with David Cameron's toxic manoeuvring at home and in the Muslim world Continue to article
Most people probably think that the most interesting and important stand-off in British politics is that between David Cameron and Ed Miliband. To some extent, the General Election in 12 months’ time will be a beauty contest between these two men. Continue to article
The Tory party has apologised after one of its tweets appeared to ridicule Gordon Brown attending a memorial service at the Cenotaph. Conservative Campaign Headquarters swiftly deleted the offending tweet - which read 'All's Well That En... Continue to article
Downing Street said not enough progress had been made implementing the Geneva agreement aimed at de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine. The Prime Minister's Official Spokesman said: "Our view very much remains that Russia played a role in ... Continue to article
The 55 signatories of the Telegraph letter are quite wrong to say that David Cameron calling this a "Christian country" leads to alienation Continue to article
A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a multibillion quango handling public money has quit after it was revealed he was bankrupt. Continue to article
Labour press release It’s clear the NHS is in crisis when it tells injured patients to go to Asda, not A&E David Cameron’s A"> Patients saw planned operations cancelled as hospitals placed themselves on black or red alert and “dra... Continue to article
Kerry McCarthy said David Cameron's attempt to appeal to Christian voters was a "very cynical tactic". "I'm cynical about the fact that David Cameron has suddenly decided [he]s a Christian]; he famously described his religious belief as ... Continue to article
Labour press release Tristram Hunt MP, Labour's Shadow Education Secretary, responding to the NASUWT survey on unqualified teachers, said: "Many parents will be shocked to learn that David Cameron has changed the rules to allow schools... Continue to article
The Prime Minister welcomed the verdict in the Nigel Evans trial. "In terms of Nigel Evans, I mean, it is hard to imagine the relief that Nigel must feel after such a traumatic time. I very much welcome what he said on the steps of ... Continue to article
David Cameron was dealt a bitter new blow today by an exclusive poll revealing that support for Ukip hit record levels during the Maria Miller expenses scandal. Continue to article
David Cameron said the Conservatives would be making a “positive case” in the run-up to May’s European elections, rather than attempting to hold off the challenge of UKIP. “There are many opposition parties, but I’ll be making the positi... Continue to article
No. 10 has dismissed speculation of a split between David Cameron and George Osborne over the handling of Maria Miller's expenses controversy as "village-type commentary". Responding to reports that the Chancellor and Lynton Crosby had ... Continue to article
Gloria de Piero said the number of women in the Cabinet had been cut by 25% with the resignation of Maria Miller. "For a start, this morning, before Maria Miller resigned there were four women of full Cabinet rank, four out of 22, it was... Continue to article
Maria Miller quits: There were plenty of more outspoken female candidates for Women's Minister than classic blue-stocking Nicky Morgan, but they were obviously too risky for David Cameron, writes Cathy Newman. Rebellious women need to apply... Continue to article
Grant Shapps said that the decision to resign as Culture Secretary was made by Maria Miller alone. “In the end, exactly as she said in her resignation letter, [Maria] just felt that the amount of media interest around this, the way that ... Continue to article
Another Cameron (mini) reshuffle, & result is even fewer women in full Cabinet positions. What is David Cameron's problem with women?
Labour press release A Labour Party spokesperson, responding to Maria Miller’s resignation from the Cabinet, said: “It is welcome that Maria Miller has finally done the right thing. By resigning she has recognised that the public expe... Continue to article
John Mann said it was “about time” that Maria Miller left her post, after she announced her resignation as Culture Secretary today. “My reaction is: about time too. Where’s the Prime Minister been for the last five days not sacking Maria... Continue to article
Maria Miller has resigned as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. In a letter to the Prime Minister she wrote: "it has become clear to me that the present situation has become a distraction from the vital work this Government ... Continue to article
David Cameron's loyalty to his culture secretary is disrupting the Conservatives' election campaign. Continue to article
Downing Street said that matter of Maria Miller's resignation had not arisen. The Prime Minister's Official Spokesman was repeatedly asked if the Culture Secretary had tendered her resignation. He would only say that "the matter has not ... Continue to article
. @Ed_Miliband: David Cameron has 'some serious questions to answer' over Maria Miller's approach to expenses probe and'perfunctory' apology
Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, in a speech in Birmingham on One Nation Labour’s plan to tackle the cost-of-living crisis, said: It’s great to be in Birmingham today. And where better to talk about Britain’s economic futur... Continue to article
When the Leveson Report was published, its supporters challenged the press to point to any legitimate news story that would be threatened by implementation of its recommendations. Maria Miller, unwittingly, has provided the answer. Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg meet Irish president Michael D. Higgins in London Chancellor George Osborne continues visit to Brazil Energy secretary Ed Davey launches an analysis paper on Scotland... Continue to article
David Lidington said that British businesses were behind the Conservative agenda of reforming Britain’s relationship with the EU before offering an in/out referendum. “What we need is what British business wants, which is a programme to ... Continue to article
David Cameron described Asda's announcement of 12,000 new jobs as "good news for Britain". “That’s really good news and it comes on top of 1.3m more people in work than when I became prime minister. We want jobs, jobs and more jobs and ... Continue to article
David Cameron today opened the door to “further reform” of the parliamentary expenses system in a concession to critics baying for the blood of Culture Secretary Maria Miller. Continue to article
David Mellor said the row over whether or not Maria Miller should keep her job reflected on David Cameron’s judgement. “I don’t think it matters if she resigns or not. Bless her heart, she won’t be missed if she goes and she won’t be not... Continue to article
Iain Duncan Smith said the issue of whether Culture Secretary Maria Miller should remain in the Cabinet was a question for David Cameron and Ms Miller herself. “I think this is a matter that the Prime Minister has to take consideration o... Continue to article
David Cameron has hailed the Government's tax cuts that come into effect tomorrow, saying they played a key role in delivering Conservative values. The personal allowance will rise to £10,000, which, according to Treasury analysis, will ... Continue to article
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, speaking today at a meeting of Conservative Party activists said: We meet on the eve of some important changes in our country. From tomorrow... ...millions of people will open their... Continue to article
By Matt Foster The proposed EU-US trade deal would not prevent a future Labour government from returning privatised NHS services to the public sector, the European Union's chief negotiator on the agreement has said. In February, Shad... Continue to article
David Cameron said he is in favour of the idea of having TV debates in the run-up to next year's general election but said they should take place earlier in the campaign process. "I think they're very useful. What I've said is that I th... Continue to article
There is no such thing as bad publicity – all publicity is good publicity. The old adage is, of course, rubbish. Just ask Fylde MP Mark Menzies who was forced to quit as a ministerial aide after he was splashed across the front pa... Continue to article
After three years of unity, are the cracks beginning to show at the top of the Labour Party? While David Cameron has had to contend with rebellious backbenchers for most of this Parliament, Ed Miliband’s party has shown a remarkable ab... Continue to article
It is just short of five years since the Telegraph broke the expenses scandal, a shaming affair which rightly brought Parliament into disrepute. I vividly remember how forcefully David Cameron interve... Continue to article
John Mann argued Maria Miller should be removed from the Cabinet over her attitude towards an inquiry into her expenses. “She had her special adviser threaten the Daily Telegraph on this issue before the inquiry, then she’s been found to... Continue to article
David Cameron said Maria Miller would continue as Culture Secretary, despite being ordered to apologise for failing to co-operate fully with an inquiry into her expenses claims. “Maria Miller’s doing an excellent job as Culture Secretary... Continue to article
The Prime Minister's Official Spokesman has said David Cameron has offered "full, very strong and warm support" to Culture Secretary Maria Miller. Mrs Miller will make a personal statement to the House apologising for some of her expenses ... Continue to article
David Cameron has given Maria Miller his very strong and very warm support, says spokesman. Really.
Prime minister denies being concerned that his deputy was seen as clear loser in televised debate with Ukip leader David Cameron has dismissed both Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage as "quite extreme" over ... Continue to article
Lord Ashdown said Nigel Farage’s popularity was a part of a wider disaffection with political institutions across Europe. “The real worry for me is this: it isn’t Nigel Farage, it’s that this movement, this movement of isolationism, this... Continue to article
David Cameron said Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage both had “extreme views” on the European Union. “I didn’t have a dog in the fight, as it were. The problem with this debate is both of the people taking part actually have quite extreme view... Continue to article
DIMBLEBY: Should we stay in the European Union or would be better out of it? Tonight live from the BBC’s Broadcasting House in London, Nick Clegg, and Nigel Farage set out their arguments, for and against. DIMBLEBY: Welcome, t... Continue to article
Miliband brands PM 'dunce of Downing Street' after NAO report says government dramatically under-valued Royal Mail David Cameron has falsely claimed the Labour party pledged to privatise Royal Mail in... Continue to article
Vernon Coaker said David Cameron should apologise for the Government's handling of the Royal Mail sell-off instead of pinning the blame on Labour. "It wasn't successful at all; the National Audit Office report said actually the Governmen... Continue to article
David Cameron today defended the sell-off of the Royal Mail as a "great success" after the Government faced criticism for under-valuing its shares. Continue to article
David Cameron totally wrong on Labour's 2010 Manifesto on the Royal Mail
Nick Clegg said he would aim to counter Nigel Farage’s “misinformation” about EU membership in tonight’s second debate. “Nigel Farage is part of a group of people who have been pumping out misinformation for year after year after year. T... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron meets with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in London Children and families minister Edward Timpson (09.45) and shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt (11.40) speak at a NSPCC conference in London on chi... 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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