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  • March 3, 2012

    West Midlands and Surrey police authorities have invited private companies to bid to carry out a range of policing activities, the Guardian reported. This may be extended to other parts of the country.

  • January 2, 2012

    David Cameron and his Conservative colleagues make no secret of their admiration of all things American.

  • November 20, 2011

    Political parties must not use opposition to UK party funding as an excuse to block caps on donations, says leading political reform NGO Unlock Democracy.

  • October 6, 2011

    Welcome to the parallel universe of David Cameron. It is a world in which the Tories stand up for the poor, lead the fight against dictatorship and stop people from being given benefits on demand. It is a world that exists in a conference hall in Manchester this week, in a few daily papers the rest of the time, and in the less well-informed parts of the right-wing blogosphere. It has nothing in common with the world that most of us live in.

  • October 6, 2011

    Aid agencies have taken a photo climate petition to No 10 Downing Street, in a campaign to get the UK government to act on its green pledges.

  • October 5, 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".

  • October 3, 2011

    Some 35,000 people have descended on the annual Conservative Party conference in Manchester to oppose 'vicious' cuts in public spending.

  • August 20, 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.

  • June 24, 2011
  • June 24, 2011

    Scottish Tory justice spokesperson John Lamont says the west of Scotland school system contributes to the "conditioning of sectarian attitudes".