Posts tagged ‘Alan Johnson’

MPs renew 28 days detention for terrorist suspects

The controversial terrorism bill that extends the maximum period of detention of terrorist suspects from 14 to 28 days was today renewed by MPs.


Continue Reading July 9, 2009 at 8:24 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

Chris Grayling: Teens who carry knives need a clip round the ear

Teens involved in knife and gang crime need “a 21st century version of the clip round the ear”, Shadow Home Secretary Chris Grayling said today.

Continue Reading June 10, 2009 at 2:09 am Leave a comment

MPs clash over ban on display of tobacco products in shops

Andy Burnham made his first appearance at the despatch box as Secretary of State for Health yesterday.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

Lord Mandelson handed ‘super department’ in Cabinet reshuffle

Peter Mandelson has been given the title First Secretary of State and will head up a new department.

Continue Reading June 6, 2009 at 5:45 pm 2 comments

Swine flu likely to become a pandemic warns Health Secretary

The health secretary has confirmed there is a high likelihood that the current outbreak of swine flu will turn into a full pandemic.

Continue Reading May 15, 2009 at 4:26 am Leave a comment

Lib Dem doctor slams Tory nurse’s swine flu blog

The Health Secretary’s latest statement to the Commons on swine flu saw a doctor attack a nurse’s blog and a query on behalf of people allergic to eggs.

Continue Reading May 7, 2009 at 5:25 pm 2 comments

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