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MPs could be in line for £10,000 pay rise

MPs could be in line for £10,000 pay rise | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has reportedly decided that MPs' salaries are lagging behind civil service pay MPs may receive a pay rise of about £10,000 a year amid reports that the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority...
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Farage factor powers Ukip support to record high

Farage factor powers Ukip support to record high | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Guardian/ICM poll sees Ukip double its support in a month amid unprecedented disillusionment with top three parties Support for Britain's established parties is splintering, as Ukip appears poised to break the political mould by doubling its...
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Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy

Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy criticises strategists who think Labour can win next election by reaching out to disaffected Liberal Democrats An intense battle within Labour has been blown into the open by the shadow defence secretary, Jim Murphy, who has criticised...
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Parliament 'too middle class'

Parliament 'too middle class' | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband says he wants to recruit more prospective MPs who have served in the armed forces to help make Parliament "more diverse".
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Labour calls for investigation into Michael Gove's special advisers

Labour calls for investigation into Michael Gove's special advisers | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Stephen Twigg demands inquiry into claims that education secretary's staff used Twitter to attack journalists anonymously Labour has called for an official investigation into claims that special advisers to the education secretary, Michael Gove,...
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Scots Indy question change backed

Scots Indy question change backed | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
The Scottish government agrees to change the wording of its independence referendum question, after concern it may lead people to vote 'Yes'.
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Lewisham hospital announcement: Politics live blog

Lewisham hospital announcement: Politics live blog | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Andrew Sparrow's rolling coverage of all the day's political developments as they happen, including Jeremy Hunt's announcement about the future of the A&E department at Lewisham hospitalAndrew Sparrow...
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MPs to debate EU referendum pledge

MPs to debate EU referendum pledge | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
MPs will have their first chance to discuss the UK's future in Europe since David Cameron promised to hold a referendum on UK membership if he wins the next general election.
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MPs to debate EU referendum pledge

MPs to debate EU referendum pledge | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
MPs will have their first chance to discuss the UK's future in Europe since David Cameron promised to hold a referendum on UK membership if he wins the next general election.
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Q&A: Boundary changes

Q&A: Boundary changes | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are at odds over plans to cut the number of MPs and redraw constituency boundaries. Here's a guide to what's planned and what the row is about.
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Preparing for the Civil Service Fast Stream Selection | Oxford ...

Preparing for the Civil Service Fast Stream Selection | Oxford ... | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
It is good to see many Oxford University students and graduates contacting The Careers Service about getting through to the Civil Service E-tray exercise and the Fast Stream Assessment Centre (FSAC) and wanting advice ...
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Voting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill Bill 2012-13 — UK Parliament

A Bill to allow persons aged 16 years or older to vote as electors at parliamentary and local government elections, and in referendums; and for connected purposes.
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'Leaving Europe Would Be Very Bad for Britain' - Spiegel Online

'Leaving Europe Would Be Very Bad for Britain' - Spiegel Online | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
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'Leaving Europe Would Be Very Bad for Britain'
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British Prime Minister David Cameron intends to hold a referendum on his country's future in the European Union.
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Chris Huhne 'humbled' by prison as he and Pryce look to rebuild reputations

Chris Huhne 'humbled' by prison as he and Pryce look to rebuild reputations | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Disgraced pair return home after serving quarter of eight-month sentences for perverting course of justice The former cabinet minister Chris Huhne has described prison as a "humbling and sobering experience" as he and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were...
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Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy

Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy criticises strategists who think Labour can win next election by reaching out to disaffected Liberal Democrats An intense battle within Labour has been blown into the open by the shadow defence secretary, Jim Murphy, who has criticised...
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Tories could change human rights law

Tories could change human rights law | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
The justice secretary says he is "certain" the Conservatives will go into the next election with a "plan" that could involve a change in human rights law.
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Row breaks out between UK and Romania over targeting of migrants

Row breaks out between UK and Romania over targeting of migrants | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Bucharest tells London it has 'serious concerns' over British plan to limit rights of EU accession-state citizens Britain is embroiled in a diplomatic row with Romania after making public its plan to target its citizens with measures to limit the...
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Alex Salmond's Scottish independence referendum question rejected

Alex Salmond's Scottish independence referendum question rejected | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Electoral Commission says SNP leader's choice of wording was biased in favour of a yes vote and should be dropped Alex Salmond's preferred referendum question on Scottish independence has been rejected by the Electoral Commission, which has...
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'Major failures' over rail deal

'Major failures' over rail deal | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
The West Coast Main Line deal fiasco was the result of "irresponsible decisions", says a House of Commons transport committee report.
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Childcare reform plans reveal coalition splits over public spending

Childcare reform plans reveal coalition splits over public spending | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
PM's adviser says minister's news of reforms comes 'ahead of herself' as parents reject plan to relax ratio of minders to babies Reforms designed to make childcare less expensive are being delayed by arguments that spilled out in public on Tuesday...
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Theresa May proposes fast track promotion for young police officers

Theresa May proposes fast track promotion for young police officers | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Move will bring police forces into line with other public sector employers such as in education, with 28 year old headteachers A fast-track system of accelerated promotion in the police for the brightest recruits is being announced on Wednesday by...
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Tories defeated on boundary review

Tories defeated on boundary review | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
Government plans to redraw constituency boundaries before 2015, which split Tories and Lib Dems, are defeated in the House of Commons.
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UK prime minister pledges to hold referendum on quitting EU ...

UK prime minister pledges to hold referendum on quitting EU ... | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday announced Britain would hold a referendum on whether it should leave the European Union if his Conservative Party wins the next election. His comments prompted a ...
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Tory ministers who back EU exit must quit Cabinet - The Independent

Tory ministers who back EU exit must quit Cabinet - The Independent | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
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Tory ministers who back EU exit must quit Cabinet
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The edict could create an agonising dilemma for several Tory ministers who believed the UK would be better off outside the EU.
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PM quizzed on referendum maths

PM quizzed on referendum maths | KES Stratford Government & Politics | Scoop.it
The prime minster was asked why he thought the two-year build up to the Scottish independence referendum was too long, but his planned EU referendum could be five years away.
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