Archive for 2012

/ December 31, 2012 9:07 AM

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has confirmed that he has formally resigned as the MP for Mid-Ulster.

/ December 31, 2012 9:07 AM

Former MP Sir Irvine Patnick dies

Former Conservative MP Sir Irvine Patnick, who recently apologised for repeating “inaccurate” information about the Hillsborough tragedy, dies aged 83.

/ December 31, 2012 9:07 AM

Call for new drug policy research body

A new body is needed to assess existing and alternative drugs policies, and could be partly funded by assets seized […]

/ December 31, 2012 9:07 AM

Duncan Smith condemns tax credits

The work and pensions secretary says Labour’s tax credit system has resulted in “a sorry story of dependency, wasted taxpayers’ […]

/ December 30, 2012 9:00 AM

Police controversies hit trust – Vaz

Public confidence in the police has been hurt by a “dangerous cocktail” of controversies including the Andrew Mitchell “plebgate” row […]

/ December 30, 2012 9:00 AM

Criticise Tories, Lib Dems urged

In a leaked message, senior Lib Dems have been urged to criticise their Tory coalition partners as well as the […]