Hilary Benn

  • October 30, 2007

    The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has welcomed the British government’s Climate Change Bill but says it fears that a vital opportunity has been missed. It says that tougher CO2 emission targets are essential.

  • April 18, 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • April 16, 2007

    A new book to be published next week looks set to add weight to the move by the UK Government to drop references to the 'War on Terror'.

  • April 16, 2007

    In a move that will be welcomed by churches, a Government minister is to urge world leaders to find common ground with potential enemies, and drop references to the 'war on terror'.

  • March 6, 2007

    Campaigners across Europe are asking their governments to threaten to withhold funds from the World Bank unless specific changes are made to policy and practice.

  • December 8, 2006

    The British-based international development agency Christian Aid has called on UK international development secretary Hilary Benn to continue to use his influence to lever more reform at the World Bank.