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Tory revolt over same-sex weddings

Tory revolt over same-sex weddings | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Gay marriage compromise allows faith ceremonies, but churches, mosques and synagogues 'free to refuse'David Cameron is facing a backlash from traditional Conservatives after he confirmed plans to allow churches and religious organisations to host...
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Autumn Statement: Help us Campaign for Fairer Taxes - Tim Pickstone

Autumn Statement: Help us Campaign for Fairer Taxes - Tim Pickstone | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Last week's Autumn Statement from the Chancellor provided important information about Government income and Government spending over the next few years. Liberal Democrats know that times are tough. We have taken ...
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Carey Mulligan and David Cameron join Alzheimers charity for new campaign ... - Daily Mail

Carey Mulligan and David Cameron join Alzheimers charity for new campaign ... - Daily Mail | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Daily MailCarey Mulligan and David Cameron join Alzheimers charity for new campaign ...Daily MailPrime Minister David Cameron added: 'Dementia is one of the biggest challenges facing our population today which is why I launched the Dementia...
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David Cameron calls for changes to TV election debate format - The Guardian

David Cameron calls for changes to TV election debate format - The Guardian | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The GuardianDavid Cameron calls for changes to TV election debate formatThe GuardianDavid Cameron has confirmed that the Conservative party does not want to repeat the format of three televised debates with other party leaders introduced for the...
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Ed Balls: “Sometimes my stammer gets the better of me” | John Rentoul | Independent Eagle Eye Blogs

Ed Balls: “Sometimes my stammer gets the better of me” | John Rentoul | Independent Eagle Eye Blogs | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The Labour Party's Media Monitoring Unit is brilliant. I much prefer to read stuff like this rather than to listen to the audio or watch on YouTube. Here is a transcript of Ed Balls on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning.
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Leveson report: Cameron softens his opposition to statutory underpinning - The Guardian

Leveson report: Cameron softens his opposition to statutory underpinning - The Guardian | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The GuardianLeveson report: Cameron softens his opposition to statutory underpinningThe GuardianDavid Cameron has reiterated his opposition to statutory underpinning of media self-regulation but conceded that such legal backing would "not be the...
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Ed Balls slams chancellor's autumn statement

Ed Balls slams chancellor's autumn statement.
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David Cameron reveals how joining Twitter has meant getting used to abuse ... - Daily Mail

David Cameron reveals how joining Twitter has meant getting used to abuse ... - Daily Mail | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Daily MailDavid Cameron reveals how joining Twitter has meant getting used to abuse ...Daily MailDavid Cameron today revealed how the rough and tumble of life in politics had not prepared him for the onslaught of abuse from Twitter trolls, telling...
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Politics & Christianity: the Rule and the Exception - First Things (blog)

Politics & Christianity: the Rule and the ExceptionFirst Things (blog)Applied to politics, the implication seems obvious: unlimited tolerance, equality of lifestyles, etc: in a word, extreme liberalism.
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Petulant, poisonous and over-promoted, Nick Clegg is a disaster for Britain

Petulant, poisonous and over-promoted, Nick Clegg is a disaster for Britain | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The atmosphere in the Coalition is rancid and rancorous. The Prime Minister and his deputy still get on personally. But the partnership has run its useful course.
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What does George Osborne's autumn statement mean for disabled people?

What does George Osborne's autumn statement mean for disabled people? | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Disabled people are being hit harder than most by the chancellor's measures, but there are opportunities for charities and councils to work together to transform lives, says Richard Hawkes (RT @GdnSocialCare: 'Disabled people are being hit harder ...
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Scope reaction to the Autumn Statement - Disability Charity - Scope UK

Scope reaction to the Autumn Statement - Disability Charity - Scope UK | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Reaction to the Autumn Statement from Scope, a UK disability charity that supports disabled people and their families in England and Wales. (RT @R_Hawkes: See @scope response to #AutumnStatement.
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A view from the Chamber: Boris Johnson, Liam Fox & Owen Patterson pile on the pressure on the PM for an EU exit vote

A view from the Chamber: Boris Johnson, Liam Fox & Owen Patterson pile on the pressure on the PM for an EU exit vote | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson, Liam Fox & Owen Patterson pile pressure on PM over EU exit vote http://t.co/tAp4vhHV...
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Income tax: the good and bad news from the autumn statement

Income tax: the good and bad news from the autumn statement | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The chancellor said raising personal tax allowances will mean millions paying less – but it's not that simpleAre you an income tax winner or loser?
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David Cameron and Ed Miliband reveal Christmas cards - ITV News - ITV News

David Cameron and Ed Miliband reveal Christmas cards - ITV News - ITV News | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
ITV NewsDavid Cameron and Ed Miliband reveal Christmas cards - ITV NewsITV NewsDavid Cameron and Ed Miliband released very different Christmas cards, with the Camerons choosing an Olympic-themed image, while the Milibands opted for a traditional...
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David Cameron hits back at Welsh MP's gay marriage warning - WalesOnline

Daily MailDavid Cameron hits back at Welsh MP's gay marriage warningWalesOnlineDavid Cameron has “strong views” in favour of gay marriage, Downing Street stressed today as he prepared to take on Tory opposition to the proposal.
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David Cameron rejects call for royal commission on drugs - The Guardian

David Cameron rejects call for royal commission on drugs - The Guardian | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
The GuardianDavid Cameron rejects call for royal commission on drugsThe GuardianDavid Cameron has ruled out a royal commission to consider the decriminalisation and legalisation of illegal drugs on the grounds that the government's current approach...
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David Cameron pledges speed up for A14 upgrade - BBC News

David Cameron pledges speed up for A14 upgrade - BBC News | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDavid Cameron pledges speed up for A14 upgradeBBC NewsThe prime minister has pledged to help speed up upgrades to the A14, which are "not happening quickly enough".
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A view from the Chamber: Ed Balls on the economy? It's like consulting the undertaker before calling for the doctor

A view from the Chamber: Ed Balls on the economy? It's like consulting the undertaker before calling for the doctor | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Ed Balls on the economy?It's like consulting the undertaker before calling for the doctor http://t.co/dQxspQRv...
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U.K. to Set Out Plans to Legalize Same-Sex Marriages - Bloomberg

U.K. to Set Out Plans to Legalize Same-Sex Marriages - Bloomberg | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukU.K. to Set Out Plans to Legalize Same-Sex MarriagesBloombergU.K. Prime Minister David Cameron's government will set out plans tomorrow to allow churches to conduct same-sex marriages.
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Cameron apologises for delay in new EU policy: PM says that like 'tantric sex ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailCameron apologises for delay in new EU policy: PM says that like 'tantric sex ...Daily MailDavid Cameron today defended delays to setting out his vision for Britain's place in Europe, claiming the government's policy making was like...
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Got so excited about having photoshop again that I made this picture of Ed Miliband hanging out with a seal... - via @oneoneoneone

Got so excited about having photoshop again that I made this picture of Ed Miliband hanging out with a seal... - via @oneoneoneone | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
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Green Party | An Alternative Autumn Statement 2012

RT @aw_bell: An Alternative Autumn Statement 2012 from @TheGreenParty rejecting coalition's self-defeating economic programme http://t.co/3M8LiUuZ"...
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House of Commons: Live Work and Pensions Questions

House of Commons: Live Work and Pensions Questions | British Politics AS | Scoop.it
Live questions to work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith and his ministerial team.
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DCMS Autumn Statement settlement letters: December 2012

Letters to arts, culture, sport, tourism orgs from DCMS saying "sorry, Autumn Statement means we're cutting you again".
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