Damian Green

The Waugh Zone Friday October 13, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. ALL OVER BY CHRISTMAS? The impasse between the UK and the EU over Brexit was confirmed yesterday as Michael Barnier warned of the “disturbing...

Cabinet Office Minister Damian Green Appeared To Get Two Asian MPs Confused In The Commons

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Cabinet Office minister Damian Green has been criticised after appearing to get two Asian MPs confused in the House of Commons - while talking about t...

Damian Green Says UK Would Still Be Better Off Inside The EU

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Asked by @maitlis if he still thought it would have been better had the country voted Remain @DamianGreen replies: "It would have been" pic.twitter.co...

Race Audit Highlighting Inequality Dismissed As 'Vacuous Guff'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s racial disparity audit which details levels of inequality in the United Kingdom has been dismissed as “vacuous guff”. A new govern...

Tory MP Sarah Wollaston Says Boris Johnson Should 'Apologise Unequivocally' For Libya Comments

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Politics

A Tory backbencher has joined calls for Boris Johnson to apologise after he joked about “dead bodies” in Libya putting off investors in the wake o...

Sunday Show Round Up: Tory Brexit Wars And What's The Point Of The Lib Dems?

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Amber Rudd was up on Marr to deal with the fallout from two incidents: the Parsons Green terror attack and Boris Johnson’s Brex...

Damian Green Says Leaked Brexit Immigration Plans 'Not Government Policy'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has dismissed reports he has misgivings about Theresa May’s post-Brexit immigration plans as “nonsense”. Proposals to force a cut i...

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 ...