Cabinet Reshuffle

Dave Sacked The Guy Who Was Meant To Save The NHS From Privatisation

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron no longer has a cabinet minister responsible for the controversial trade deal that critics fear could open up the NHS to "irreversible" ...

Juncker's 'Women Problem' - And How to Solve It

Giles Goodall | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Politics
Giles Goodall

The current nine female commissioners have called for 10 or more women in the new team, while Juncker himself called gender balance 'a political must'. With 37% women among its own ranks, the European Parliament will be in no mind for compromise.

Think Cameron Promoted Women For Show? You're Not Alone...

PA | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Politics

The majority of people think David Cameron promoted women in his ministerial reshuffle for "presentational reasons", with less than a quarter believin...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Comedy

As this week draws to a close, the news has, of course, been distinctly unamusing... I have lost control of the situation.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) ...

Bishops and Pawns, Keiretsu Style

Niamh Corbett | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK
Niamh Corbett

The Church of England once used to be described as the Conservative party at prayer. It's been a week where both institutions have made welcome strides towards equality, whether long overdue or not. Elizabeth and Emmeline would be proud.

Downing Street Catwalk May Be 'Heinously Sexist' But It Will Inspire Young Girls To Get Into Politics

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

Watching glamorous women walk into No. 10 will inspire a new generation of girls - from all backgrounds - to get into politics, Esther McVey said. And, as a girl from a less well-off background, I'm inclined to agree. Because this isn't solely a gender issue, but a class issue.

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 18 July 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

In fairness, it is the silly season, so it's inevitable that such whimsy will make its way into the headlines. I mean, it's not like there have been any countries out there unleashing Operation Disproportionate Force for the umpteenth time on a piece of land a fifth the size of London...

That Horribly Sexist Daily Mail Cabinet Reshuffle Spread: We Redress The Balance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Did you hate the Daily Mail's 'Downing Street Catwalk' of female politicians? You might prefer this version... (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy ...

Nick Clegg Has Perfect Response To 'Sexist' Daily Mail Reshuffle Coverage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Nick Clegg has won the internet for the day. For once, the deputy prime minister has come out of a negative situation triumphantly, presenting the...

What The Daily Mail Is Really Saying When It Writes About Female Politicians' Clothing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Thanks to @TechnicallyRon for the explanation... SEE ALSO: Daily Mail Slammed For 'Heinously Sexist' Reshuffle Spread The Funniest Twitter Re...

Do the Skeleton Shuffle...

Caragh Little | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Caragh Little

The skeletons in my closet have been going through a bit of a reshuffle too. It's all the rage. With cries of rage and anguish from those who think that teachers do nothing anyway, schools have reached the summer break and there's time for clearing out the closets and tidying the loft.

Esther McVey Defends 'Demeaning' Daily Mail, Paper's Own Staff Are Appalled

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Esther McVey has revealed she isn't fussed about the Daily Mail's fashion critique of the new "girls" on the Downing Street "catwalk," even though the...

6 Ways Cameron's 'Rise Of The Women' Is A Damp Squib

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's reshuffle this week aimed to sort out the Tories' "women problem" once and for all, with the "pale, male and stale" ministers shown th...

Person Who Was Once A School Child Becomes Education Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

A person who went to school has been put in charge of the country's education policies. The person - who worked as a lawyer before becoming an MP j...

Sky's Adam Boulton Swallows A Fly Live On Air

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Altogether now: "There was an old-ish man/Who swallowed a fly I don't know why/He swallowed a fly Perhaps he'll die? Live on air. But hopefu...

Charlotte Meredith

'Heinously Sexist' Daily Mail Travels Back To 1950s With 'Thigh-Flashing' Reshuffle Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Esther McVey Defends 'Demeaning' Daily Mail, Paper's Own Staff Are Appalled You may have spotted some breaking news from the Daily Mail thi...

Cabinet Reshuffle: Paterson and Gove Sackings Are Long Overdue

Natalie Bennett | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

The removal of a truly dreadful secretary of state - who in the badger cull demonstrated his broader contempt or total failure to understand scientific evidence - is something to celebrate. The departure of education secretary Michael Gove is also cause for celebration. Again, his replacement is largely an unknown quality, her vote against gay marriage a cause for concern, but there's an opportunity here for the government to draw a line under a truly awful period for English schools.

#GoveGone: The Funniest Twitter Reactions To Michael Gove No Longer Being Education Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

There was dancing in the streets! Or at least in the staff rooms. Yes, Michael Gove is no longer the Education Secretary - moved, as he was, to the...

Esther McVey - So Close And Yet Not Far Enough Into Cabinet?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

Employment minister Esther McVey could be forgiven for having been left rather underwhelmed by the reshuffle, as the Liverpudlian former TV star was t...

How Much Spending Power Do Women Have In Dave's Cabinet?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has just put the finishing touches to his reshuffle that was heavily billed as a way to add more women to the "male, pale and stale" cab...

6 Graphs That Show How Out Of Touch Cameron's New Cabinet Is

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has shaken up his top team with his last cabinet reshuffle before the 2015 general election, which was heavily trumpeted as a move to st...

Cabinet Reshuffle 2014: The Main Dramatic Changes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Comedy

We round up the highlights of David Cameron's purge of middle-aged white men... ...

Middle-Aged White Man Fails To Purge Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Comedy

A reshuffle aimed at purging middle-aged white men from the cabinet has failed to purge the middle-aged white man leading it. It is also thought th...

Ken Aims Parting Swipe At David Cameron's 'Women Problem'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ken Clarke, after quitting the government last night on the eve of David Cameron's reshuffle, has expressed support for all-women shortlists as a way ...

Has Dave Missed The Boat In Promoting Female Tories?

PA | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics

Promoting women in the widely-expected government reshuffle will look like a "last minute worry" about votes, Labour has claimed. Speculation is mo...