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    1. August 8, 2016

      Theresa May is the puritan we need to fight Britain’s cliques

      There is a place for class prejudice if it is done properly. Resent privileged Conservatives, for instance, but resent...

    2. August 2, 2016

      Remain donor withdraws from Cameron honours list

      A leading donor to the Remain campaign has asked not be considered for a knighthood after his inclusion in David...

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    1. July 24, 2016

      Michael Spencer’s allies decry ‘unfairness’ in lack of peerage

      Allies of Michael Spencer, the founder of interdealer broker Icap, have said it would be “the height of unfairness” if...

    2. July 18, 2016

      For Theresa May, housing is vital to building post-Brexit Britain

      Theresa May, Britain’s new prime minister, must answer two urgent questions as she begins to frame domestic policy in...

    3. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Watson asks Corbyn to step down

      Jeremy Corbyn’s deputy has asked him to step down as a co-ordinated coup against Britain’s opposition leader reaches a...

    4. June 12, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: Russian economy in focus at forum

      Thousands of corporate executives, government officials, diplomats, analysts and journalists are due to descend on St...

    5. June 7, 2016

      Human rights concerns spur review of investigatory powers bill

      The Conservative government has bowed to human rights concerns among MPs and launched an independent review into the...

    6. May 26, 2016

      Interview: Indarjit Singh, Crossbench life peer

      A cartoon depicting a meeting of international human rights leaders hangs above Lord Indarjit Singh’s tidy desk in the...

    7. May 18, 2016

      Queen’s Speech: From horse-drawn carriage to electric cars

      Only in Britain could someone arrive in a horse-drawn carriage and announce a new era of electric vehicles and space...

    8. May 11, 2016

      Tory rebels urge Cameron to listen more after year of policy retreats

      David Cameron is being urged to contain the rebellious mood in his party by listening more to Conservative MPs, as he...

    9. May 1, 2016

      UK Conservative government prepares for new fight over housing

      After 13 defeats in the House of Lords, the government is preparing for a tough fight when its housing and planning...

    10. May 1, 2016

      Kenneth Baker and his guerrilla war over skills

      In the workplace, the British have largely solved the problem of social class by pretending, day-to-day, that it does...

    11. April 19, 2016

      Cameron compromises on trade union clampdown

      Ministers have scrapped plans to abolish the automatic payment of union subscriptions through payrolls as part of a...

    12. April 19, 2016

      Carney defends Bank’s stance on Brexit

      The Bank of England has a “duty” to speak out about the risks of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU,...

    13. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Carney: BoE has 'duty' to speak on Brexit

      The Bank of England has a “duty” to report its judgments about the risks of the EU referendum to the nation’s monetary...

    14. April 13, 2016

      Government eases stance over sell-offs in housing bill debate

      The government has backtracked on parts of its proposals to force councils to sell off their most valuable housing...

    15. April 8, 2016

      House of Lords calls for education shake-up

      Members of the House of Lords have called on the government to do more to to help the “overlooked middle” of children...

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      April 4, 2016

      Of mind and management, or how tax works

      ‘A company resides … where its real business is carried on … and the real business is carried on where the central...

    17. March 17, 2016

      Tory defeat in Lords prompts compromise on trade union bill levy

      Ministers are prepared to offer a partial climbdown after the government was defeated in the Lords over its attempts to...

    18. March 15, 2016

      HS2 advisers help set in train fast line to the north

      High-speed trains will be arriving in Crewe in 2027 — but the consultants are already there. Hotels in the Cheshire...

    19. February 26, 2016

      Tories drop attempt to redefine child poverty after wide opposition

      An attempt at radically changing the way child poverty is measured has been abandoned by Iain Duncan Smith, the work...

    20. February 23, 2016

      MPs call for faster infrastructure approval after HS2 marathon

      After close to two years and 160 sittings, which went through 1,600 of the 2,588 objections to phase one of the...

    21. February 17, 2016

      Pickles steps up attack on union funds

      The government has stepped up its rhetoric on trade unions’ political activities as Sir Eric Pickles claimed unions...

    22. February 6, 2016

      Margaret Thatcher’s Belgravia home on the market for £30m

      Looking for a desirable central London residence with bombproof front door and built-in memories of a former UK prime...

    23. The World

      February 4, 2016

      White House countdown: Jimmy Carter prefers Trump

      ​Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are taking more shots at each other as the Democrats prepare to spar in New...

    24. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Tory grandee Cecil Parkinson dies aged 84

      Former Conservative cabinet minister Cecil Parkinson has died aged 84 after a long battle with cancer. The Tory grandee...

    25. January 20, 2016

      Tories suffer Lords defeat on changes to party funding rules

      A House of Lords committee will be set up to consider changes to party funding after Labour and the Liberal Democrats...

    26. January 17, 2016

      House of Lords set for showdown over UK union reforms

      Labour and the Liberal Democrats are planning a pincer movement in the House of Lords this week to thwart an attempt by...

    27. January 6, 2016

      Lords will try to rescind cuts in solar grants

      David Cameron’s cuts to solar subsidies are in jeopardy as his former coalition partners try to use their substantial...

    28. December 30, 2015

      ‘Authoritarian’ claims levelled at UK PM David Cameron

      David Cameron has been accused of “authoritarian” tendencies by Lord Kerslake, the former head of the civil service,...

    29. December 30, 2015

      Former civil service chief warns of Tory plans to silence critics

      David Cameron’s government has been accused by the former head of the civil service of taking “an authoritarian...

    30. December 19, 2015

      Lord Janner dies

      Lord Janner, the former Labour peer who was deemed too ill to stand trial over a series of alleged child sexual abuse...

    31. December 17, 2015

      David Cameron weighs options to curb House of Lords

      David Cameron is set to assert his authority over an increasingly rebellious House of Lords, saying he will consider...

    32. December 17, 2015

      Peers call for UK trial of GM insects to fight pests and disease

      Britain should carry out a field trial of genetically modified insects, which could be a weapon against some infectious...

    33. December 15, 2015

      Lords reject tougher rule for top bankers

      The government narrowly saw off another House of Lords rebellion on Tuesday after peers voted to approve a new regime...

    34. December 9, 2015

      Labour peers try to resurrect lower age limit for EU vote

      Labour peers are set to further stoke the battle over the role of the House of Lords by resurrecting an attempt to...

    35. December 9, 2015

      Lords to resurrect EU vote for 16-17-year-olds

      Labour peers are set to further stoke the ongoing battle over the role of Westminster’s second chamber, by resurrecting...

    36. December 8, 2015

      How to compose a fairer and more responsive House of Lords

      The first Conservative prime minister not to enjoy a natural majority in the upper chamber has awoken to the need to do...

    37. December 7, 2015

      Cameron is pursuing the wrong Lords reforms

      David Cameron has never shown much enthusiasm for constitutional reform at Westminster. His party’s 2015 election...

    38. December 7, 2015

      Peers hit back at Cameron over plans to bypass House of Lords

      David Cameron’s efforts to neuter the House of Lords looked to be getting into gear as Conservative MPs prepared to use...

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