david cameron

  • August 9, 2011

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

  • August 2, 2011

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

  • July 12, 2011

    The British government should not reward police brutality by rolling out a red carpet for Malaysia’s prime minister, says Amnesty International.

  • June 20, 2011

    Newspapers have reported that the UK government is to publish a ‘Big Society’ bill, supposedly giving citizens more choice and control. In practice, this may involve offloading further responsibilities on to individuals, families and communities, forcing them to put in extra time and money or go without much-needed services.

  • June 9, 2011

    The ‘Big Society’ is becoming a fresh political battleground over the summer, says Simon Barrow. Shrinking the state by galvanising more money and resources from private citizens through volunteering, delegating and contracting is central to the Prime Minister’s approach – both to running the country and to keeping his own party together. But the strategy is beset with disagreement, and a huge 'reality gap'.

  • June 8, 2011

    Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to "protect" the National Health Service is contradicted by key elements of his "reforms", say critics.

  • March 29, 2011

    Campaigners dressed as Peruvian llamas went to 10 Downing Street yesterday to get British PM David Cameron 'a-llama-ed' about climate change.

  • March 24, 2011

    Quakers in Britain have written an open letter to the Prime Minister raising serious concerns over the escalating cycle of violence in Libya.

  • March 13, 2011

    We need to search beyond politicians’ construction of multiculturalism, says Professor Robert Jackson. Research shows a much more complex picture of the ‘multicultural’ nature of society and of cultural relations, with constantly changing, complex and heterogeneous cultural groupings, exhibiting much diversity and some tension over issues such as identity. Religion, and our understanding of it, remains vital to all of this, not least within our schools. So where is it in PM David Cameron's vision and policy?

  • March 9, 2011

    A senior educationist has said that good quality teaching about the religions and beliefs is vital for the development of shared understandings and positive citizenship practices in a plural society.