Damian Green

Cabinet Committee List Reveals Damian Green As Power Behind The Throne

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Politics

Cabinet office minister Damian Green looks set to become the most important figure in government when Parliament returns from recess. Number 10′s pu...

Public Sector Pay Could Rise - If Ministers Find 'Savings'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Politics

The 1% public sector pay cap could be lifted for some workers – but only if ministers find the money from “efficiency savings” in their budgets....

Watchdog Rejects Tory PMQs 'No Deal' Brexit Costs Claim

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

The Tory government is facing fresh embarrassment over Brexit after the UK’s budget watchdog flatly contradicted claims that it will weigh up the fi...

'You're Supposed To Be Building Consensus, Man' - Emily Thornberry Brings Sass To PMQs

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

With Theresa May rubbing shoulders with the King of Spain, it was left to cabinet office minister Damian Green and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thor...

Angela Rayner Reminds Damian Green She Is A Woman

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

Answering @RupaHuq's question, @DamianGreen calls @AngelaRayner Labour's 'education spokesman'. Rayner says 'I'm a woman, not a man'. #PMQs pic.twitte...

Vanished! Theresa May No Longer On Tory Website Homepage

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has vanished from the front of the Conservative website since losing her party its majority in the General Election, it was revealed today...

Michael Gove Defends University Tuition Fees

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Politics

Michael Gove has defended university tuition fees after Damian Green, the de-facto deputy prime minister, called for a “national debate” on the is...

Now May's Most Senior Minister Is Advocating 'National Debate' On Tuition Fees

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK

Senior Tories are pressuring Theresa May and Philip Hammond to ease austerity, with calls for a debate on university tuition fees. Any change to highe...

Tories Must 'Change Hard' To Win Again, Says Damian Green

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has warned the Conservative Party it must “change hard” if it wants to win another election. The first secretary of state, who effect...

Tories Tell May's 'Deputy' To Do More On Housing And Schools

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tory MPs have urged one of Theresa May’s closest colleagues to do more on housing and education to attract younger voters inspired by Jeremy Corbyn....

Damian Green Admits Tory-DUP Deal May Not Be Possible

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has admitted the Conservative Party’s bid to strike an agreement with the DUP may fail, as talks between the two parties appeared to st...

Cabinet Reshuffle: Michael Gove Makes A Sensational Return

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

Michael Gove is back in the Cabinet as Theresa May reshuffles her top team. The former Justice Secretary was sacked by May when she became Prime Minis...

Sunday Shows Round-Up: Corbyn's IRA Views And Boris Johnson's Missing £350m For The NHS

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Ukip leader Paul Nuttall downplayed the importance of his party securing MPs – which is a strange tactic with the election fewe...

Watch As John McDonnell Blasts A Top Tory For Making A 'Fortune' Out Of The Water Industry

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Politics

Sofa chat (or an on-the-sofa tussle even) Damian Green vs John McDonnell #marr pic.twitter.com/wXrfPawQmp— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) May 21, ...

Tory Minister Admits He Has No Idea How Many Pensioners Will Lose The Winter Fuel Allowance

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Politics

"Those in genuine need will still get winter fuel payment" says @DamianGreen #marr pic.twitter.com/5nZrkX5qXi— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) May ...

This Question Time Audience Member Thinks Theresa May Has A 'Repetitive Cliche Virus'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK

This audience member says he bet his wife Damian Green would say 'coalition of chaos' tonight and calls for a more grown up debate #bbcqt pic.twitter....

Child Poverty Figures Show Death Of 'Compassionate Conservatism'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Child poverty figures that show 30% are classified as poor are an “obituary notice for compassionate conservatism”, Theresa May has been told. Off...

Bad News Buried As Government Axes Housing Benefit For 18-21s

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Politics

Housing benefit is to be axed for 18-21 year-olds within weeks after ministers decided to go ahead with controversial plans to force young unemployed ...

Theresa May Accused Of 'Sneaking Out' Cuts To PIP Mental Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been accused of trying to “sneak out” an attempt to deny 160,000 people with mental health problems an increase in benefits. It ca...

Tories Deny Sneaking Out Cuts To Disability Benefit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has insisted the government did not try to use the cover of the Copeland and Stoke by-elections to sneak out cuts to disability benefits....

Government Urged To 'Immediately' Reform Bedroom Tax As Families Are 'Going Hungry'

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Politics

The Government has been urged to “immediately” reform the crackdown on benefits for council house tenants with a spare room. An anti-poverty commi...

Ken Loach Doesn't Mince His Words Firing Back At Tory Damian Green

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK

Ken Loach has hit back at Damian Green in an ongoing war of words with the Cabinet minister over his new film’s searing critique of welfare cuts. ...

DWP 'Should End Strict Sanctions And Conditions On Benefits'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Politics

Forcing the unemployed to regularly turn up to Job Centres is harmful and counter-productive, the Government’s own ‘behavioural’ policy unit has...

Brexit Group's Dangerous Criminals 'Dossier' Causes Another Almighty Row Over The EU

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK

A pro-Brexit campaign group has been accused of "scaremongering of the worst kind" for publishing a dossier detailing how some of Europe's most danger...

Ned Simons

Ex-Minister Urges Cameron To 'Move On' From Immigration After Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Politics

The Conservative Party needs to be "very careful" about the language it uses about immigration and should move back to talking about the economy as qu...