Category - david cameron

  • 31 Dec 2011

    The political ride in Britain, in Europe and more widely is set to get bumpier, sometimes alarming, and never less than fascinating, says Simon Barrow. But the key question remains: who does (and who should?) call the shots in shaping the capacity of our key institutions both to respond to popular pressures and to ride the economic tiger?

  • 31 Dec 2011

    Britain is “a Christian country”, the language, culture and politics of which is “steeped in the Bible”, declared UK Prime Minister David Cameron recently. The Bible provides an "appalling moral compass", biologist and vigorous atheist Richard Dawkins responded. Both, despite elements of truth, revealed a deep misunderstanding of Christianity, says Savi Hensman.

  • 19 Dec 2011

    If power is ever to change its mind or examine its thinking, it needs to be taken out of its comfort zone.

  • 17 Dec 2011

    Blessed are the poor for they will pay the biggest price in reducing the deficit. They will behold the rich and see something good.

  • 10 Dec 2011

    The PM's decision to veto EU treaty reform on financial regulation and fiscal consolidation has drawn huge criticism, but so have some Euro proposals.

  • 3 Nov 2011

    David Cameron needs to stop hiding behind the US and support a financial transaction tax to combat poverty and climate change, says CAFOD.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    If the people of Britain really knew what had been going on in terms of corporate lobbying and wheeler-dealing behind the scenes at the Conservative Party conference, "they would be horrified".

  • 10 Aug 2011

    David Cameron announced this morning that water cannon will be available to London police at 24 hours' notice. It comes straight after a YouGov poll out today finding 9 out of 10 British people saying police should be able to use water cannon.

  • 9 Aug 2011

    Rioting spread across a number of major cities in England last night, including many parts of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol.

  • 1 Aug 2011

    Christian Aid has welcomed legislation to force companies to reveal the taxes and fees paid to governments in every country where they operate.