Dominic Raab

Senior Tory Jeered By Live Debate Audience Over Food Bank Claim

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK

A senior Conservative was jeered by the audience of a live television debate on Monday as he suggested food bank users merely suffered “cashflow pro...

Watch Kay Burley's Tense Exchange With Tory MP Dominic Raab Over 'Skewed' TV Debates

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK

Just over an hour after MPs voted for a June general election, the first media dust-up of the campaign was delivered. While the UK faces major challen...

The Waugh Zone March 30, 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday March 30, 2016… Paul is on holiday. So this morning's WaughZone is written by Owen Bennett. 1) P...

Don't Take That Long Silence As A Sign The Tories Are Keeping The Human Rights Act...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

The government still wants to abolish the Human Rights Act, it has confirmed after a long silence on the matter. The Conservative manifesto promise...

The Debate on Fox Hunting

Dominic Raab | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics
Dominic Raab

In reality, the aim of the SI - which many its supporters candidly concede - is to return to hunting foxes with packs of dogs as sport, rather than for pest control purposes. And I can't vote for that.

Are Brits Lazy? Here Are Five People Who Think So

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

Conservative ex-deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has risked causing controversy by blaming the productivity gap between the UK and other countries...

Cut Taxes Now, Liam Fox Tells Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been urged by former defence secretary Liam Fox, Tory backbenchers and the PwC accountancy firm to unveil tax cuts in his Autumn St...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Let's Talk About Energy Prices. Again And Again And Again

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 31 October 2013... 1) LET'S TALK ABOUT ENERGY PRICES. AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN For five consecutiv...

Ned Simons

Tory MP: No Evidence The Guardian Has Damaged National Security | Ned Simons | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Politics

The "weak" committee of MPs that oversees the intelligence agencies is too ready to believe what it is told by Britain's spies and there is no evidenc...

One Hour and Eighteen Minutes

Ruth Green | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ruth Green

With the wave of oligarchs that continue to flock to London to battle out their grievances, sadly embezzlement scandals and corruption are associations we regularly make with Russia nowadays.

'He Smiled For The First Time In Years'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon's 10-year fight against extradition to the United States was an "emotional rollercoaster", his mother has said. Janis...

Dina Rickman

'Some British Citizens Are More Equal Than Others' | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

The Home Office has been accused of double standards after blocking the extradition of Gary McKinnon, who has Asperger's, just two weeks after allowin...

'After 10 Long Years, He Can Get His Life Back'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Gary McKinnon's MP said the Home Secretary had "saved his life" in withdrawing his extradition order. Conservative MP David Burrowes said he was "d...

Dina Rickman

What Is An Extradition Forum Bar? | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Britain’s extradition laws will be changed to include a ‘forum bar’, which would mean a court hearing has to be held to decide whether a person ...

'Make More Cuts And Stand Up For The Wealth Creators' Tory MPs Urge

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

The coalition is being urged by senior Conservative backbenchers to cut public spending further and faster, even going as far as abolishing government...

Why Can't We Try Them Here? Campaigners Speak Out Over Extradition

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The approval of five terror suspects held in Britain for extradition to the US has reignited calls for alleged criminals to be tried in the UK rather ...

MPs Denied Debate On NHS BIll E-Petition

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Politics

MPs will not be granted a special debate on the government's controversial health reforms on the floor of the Commons, despite an e-petition calling f...

'I Don't Know Where I'm Going'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

Retired businessman Christopher Tappin described his treatment as a "disgrace" and claimed he had "no rights" as he arrived at Heathrow police station...

'Terrorists Have More Rights Than Me'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman who is to be escorted to America by US marshals on Friday after losing a two-year battle against extradition has said he...

Was 2011 The Year Women Fell Out Of Love With David Cameron?

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron spent 2011 swimming against a tide of bad news stories which seemed likely to alienate half the electorate. In January, Dominic Raab wr...

Sending A Signal: MPs Back Calls For Extradition Treaty Reform

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Politics

MPs have urged the Government to improve safeguards for British citizens wanted by authorities overseas by reforming extradition laws. The House...

Tory MP Suggests Suspending Minimum Wage For Young

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Politics

On the day youth unemployment hit the million mark, a Conservative MP has called for the minimum wage to be lifted to help young people gain work. ...

Women And The Tories: Where Is The Love?

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has women’s troubles. As the number of women out of work reaches a 23 year high the Conservatives party are hemorrhaging female v...

Politicians Did not Close NOTW, Kill off the BSkyB Merger or Compel Rebekah Brooks to Resign. The Public Did

Dominic Raab | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dominic Raab

There are no quick-fixes or easy answers to the unfolding scandal. But, there are plenty of elephant traps - and the threat to media freedom may be the greatest of all.