Amber Rudd

Child Sex Abuse Inquiry In Chaos After Lawyer Learns Of His Suspension By Internet

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its most senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from th...

EU Countries Could Be Adding A Tax To Your Holiday Thanks To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

The home secretary has warned that British holidaymakers could face a “holiday tax” to travel to the European Union as part of a trade-off for lea...

The Waugh Zone September 12, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday, September 12, 2016… 1) TESTING BOUNDARIES There’s lots of issues around today from Brexit to b...

Polish Diplomats List The Types Of Crimes Their Citizens Have Faced Since Brexit

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK

Two Polish ministers are meeting Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd amid growing concerns over hate crimes against Poles li...

No.10 Hits Back At Sarkozy Over Calais Camp

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Politics

Downing Street has hit back hard at French calls to end British border controls in Calais, amid claims that security between the two countries could b...

Amber Rudd Heads Off French Threats To Move Calais Jungle Camp To Britain

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK

The Home Secretary is travelling to Paris to head off growing fears the French could axe British border controls in Calais and send the so-called ‘J...

Lowell Goddard Resigns As Head of Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has lost its chair, after Dame Lowell Goddard gave Home Secretary Amber Rudd her resignation. The resi...

Jewish Targeted Three Times Every Day As Anti-Semitic Hate Crime Spikes

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

Anti-Semitic hate incidents jumped in the first half of this year as the Jewish community was targeted three times every day, figures have revealed. T...

Hate Crime Spike Prompts £2.4m Security Boost For Mosques, Synagogues And Churches

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

A £2.4 million fund is being created to boost security around mosques, synagogues, churches and other places of worship following a spike in hate cri...

May Admits Tory Migration Target Delay

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May has appeared to ditch a Tory manifesto pledge to cut net migration to below 100,000 a year by 2020. At the end of her first Prime Minister...

Theresa May's Cabinet: The MPs Who Could Be Running The Country Under The UK's New Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Politics

If the events of the past few weeks have proved anything, it’s that predictions are for mugs. Despite that, here are HuffPost UK’s educated guesse...

Sunshine on a Rainy Day: How David Cameron Has Turned a Romp Into Squeaky Bum Time

Gavin Devine | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Yesterday's 'shock poll' revealing that Leave has soared into a seven point lead over Remain was just that - a shock. The palpitations calmed somewhat...

The Waugh Zone June 10, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday June 10, 2016… 1) BLOND AMBITION It’s the start of Euro2016 tonight and English, Welsh and Nort...

Fracking: Ministers 'Sitting On' Climate Change Report

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Politics

Ministers have been accused of ‘sitting on’ a long-awaited report on fracking and climate change in a bid to help the oil industry. HuffPost UK ha...

Question Time Audience Member Takes Down 'Silent Eurosceptic' Tory MP

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

An irate audience member on BBC's Question Time has slammed Conservative minister Amber Rudd and other Tory MPs, who are supposedly backing a Brexit f...

Cabinet Minister Drops Biggest EU Referendum Date Hint Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Politics

A cabinet minister has dropped a big hint that the European Union referendum will be held on June 23. Energy secretary Amber Rudd told BBC Question...

Phasing Out Coal Is Welcome - But the Government's Plan Makes Little Economic or Environmental Sense

Daisy Sands | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics
Daisy Sands

Whilst the coal phase-out is welcome, today's plan makes little economic or environmental sense. If the government is serious about combating climate change whilst keeping bills down for families and businesses across the UK, it must back the best renewable energy sources now in order to create a sustainable power system fit for the 21st century.

The Waugh Zone November 18, 2015

The Huffington Post Uk | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday November 18, 2015… 1) SHOOT TO KILL, STILL It’s a fast moving situation in Saint Denis, Pari...

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd: Government Does Not Have The 'Right Policies' To Meet Renewables Target

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Politics

The Government does not have the “right policies” to meet its renewable energy target, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd admitted tod...

Amber Rudd Leaked Letter Shows UK Will Miss Its Renewable Energy Target By 25 Per Cent

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has shown the "dark side” of the Government after a leaked letter contradicted her public claim that Britain wou...

The Waugh Zone October 16 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday October 16, 2015... 1) LOSING ON PENALTIES Every now and again there comes an electric, non-manufac...

A Mother On Question Time Absolutely Tears Tories Apart For Lying About Tax Credits

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Politics

A desperate mother last night launched an impassioned tirade at one top Tory minister for the government's decision to slash tax credits, despite a pr...

Amber Rudd Fails to Inspire on Climate Change

Kyla Mandel | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It's safe to say climate change is not on the Conservative Party conference agenda this year. If you showed up just 12 minutes late to Monday afternoon's main event, you would've missed energy secretary Amber Rudd entirely. And indeed, it seems quite a few people did.

Amber Rudd Must Stand Up for British Industry and Consumers

Alexander Temerko | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Politics
Alexander Temerko

It's time for urgent action from the government to wake up to these market forces and what they mean for British consumers, British firms and British industry. We've failed to benefit from the plunge in prices; it's now essential not to be caught out by the rebound...

Does the UK Have a Paris Climate Plan or is the Government Calling Our Bluff?

Kyla Mandel | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It’s been four months since Prime Minister David Cameron’s new majority government came into power and there are just three months before the Pari...