Posts tagged ‘Home Secretary’

Harriet Harman defends government’s legislative programme

Leader of the House Harriet Harman said that the government is still on track over ID cards, the postal services bill and the child poverty bill.

Continue Reading June 26, 2009 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

Murder of Israeli Olympic athletes to be commemorated at London 2012

The 40th anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes during the Munich Olympics will be remembered at the Games in London in 2012.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 3:38 pm 2 comments

MP wants apology for constituent extradited to US on drugs charge

A British man convicted of smuggling four tonnes of cannabis into the US claims courts were misled into extraditing him.

Continue Reading June 12, 2009 at 1:15 pm Leave a comment

London MPs discuss gang culture during teenage knife crime debate

The Shadow Home Secretary initiated a debate on teenage knife crime yesterday.

Continue Reading June 11, 2009 at 3:55 pm 1 comment

Identity card pilot scheme mocked by MPs

Jacqui Smith came under fire in the Commons on Monday as MPs mocked her voluntary ID card pilot scheme.

Continue Reading May 20, 2009 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

Intelligence services accused of wastefulness during Commons debate

Britain’s intelligence services were accused in the House of Commons yesterday of wasting public funds and avoiding accountability by hiding behind national security claims.

Continue Reading May 9, 2009 at 1:43 pm 1 comment

Human rights committee condemns criminalisation of child prostitutes

A joint committee of the Lords and Commons has expressed concern about the effect of new legislation on vulerable people, including children.

Continue Reading April 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

MPs call for new rules after “Keystone Cops” raid of Commons office

The Commons Home Affairs committee has called for a “new protocol” for police officers in the aftermath of the arrest of Tory MP Damian Green as part of a leak investigation.

Continue Reading April 20, 2009 at 12:49 pm Leave a comment


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