Kenneth Clarke

Tory 'Ultra Right-Wing' Cabinet Ministers Must Be Forced To Reject No Deal Brexit, Says Clarke

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Politics

Ken Clarke has said he hopes to force “ultra right-wing” Conservative members of the Cabinet to reject a no deal Brexit. An amendment to the gover...

Ken Clarke: Boris Johnson Has Turned Tory Conference Into Mayhem

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

Boris Johnson has thrown his party’s conference into “mayhem” by making disloyal speeches and inappropriate comments, according to Ken Clarke. T...

Boris Deserves To Be Sacked As Foreign Secretary, Says Ken Clarke

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson deserves to sacked as foreign secretary for his public campaigning on Brexit, Ken Clarke has said. Speaking to BBC Radio 4′s Today pro...

Sunday Show Round Up: Tony Blair And Ken Clarke Lament Brexit

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.09.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Defence Sectary Sir Michael Fallon appeared on the BBC show, and the interview started with a discussion the UK’s response time...

Don't Throw Away The Key On Our Prisons

James Hargrave | Posted 03.09.2017 | UK Politics
James Hargrave

We can no longer afford our prisons to be put on the backburner. Fixing them is the politically expedient thing to do as well as the morally right thing to do. Because when the riots start and the crime rates soar, who do you think the public are going to blame?

Ken Clarke Tells MPs To Work Together Across Party Lines To Secure 'National Interest' Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

Ken Clarke has called on MPs to “rise above tribal arguments” to achieve a “cross-party” agreement on what sort of Brexit Theresa May should t...

Theresa May Hits Out At Ken Clarke: 'I Locked 'Em Up, He Let 'Em Out'

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May hit out at arch Tory Remainer MP Ken Clarke at Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. “When I was Home Secretary and he was Justice ...

114 MPs Vote Against Triggering Article 50 In Attempt To Block Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn suffered a significant rebellion against his order to vote for Brexit on Wednesday evening, as more than a fifth of Labour MPs voted aga...

Ken Clarke Makes Fun Of Mad Hatter Brexit Optimism In Pro-EU Commons Speech

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

Ken Clarke was applauded by some MPs today as he delivered a staunch defence of the European Union, mocked the optimism of the Brexiteers and confirme...

Child Sex Abuse Stories Buried Under EU Referendum Hysteria

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK
Tess Finch-Lees

The historic child sex abuse inquiry, led by Justice Goddard, announced yesterday that it was fast tracking claims that child migrants sent to Austral...

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...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Bad Week For Dave

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 26 June 2014... 1) BAD WEEK FOR DAVE Poor Dave. The first half of this week was all about phone hac...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cuts, Cuts And More Cuts

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 22 June 2014... 1) CUTS, CUTS AND MORE CUTS You think austerity is bad now? The vast majority of the ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is Dave 'Absolute Bonkers'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 13 January 2013... 1) IS DAVE 'ABSOLUTE BONKERS'? That's the question being asked by leading...

PICS: Ken Clarke's 10 Peculiar 21st Century Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Speaking about Muslim women giving evidence in court, Ken Clarke said that the veil is "a kind of bag" and "a most peculiar costume for people to adop...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Sixty Two Billion Reasons To Stay In The EU

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 4 November 2013... 1) SIXTY TWO BILLION REASONS TO STAY IN THE EU Is the pro-EU campaign in the UK do...

Caroline Frost

Clarke's Fears For 'A Fortnight's Savings' If Mortgage Rates Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Politics

The country isn't prepared for a rise in interest rates, as most people have only "two weeks' savings" to rely on before they are plunged into financi...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Want To Know How To 'Wreck The Economy'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 18 June 2013... 1) WANT TO KNOW HOW TO 'WRECK THE ECONOMY'? Kenneth Clarke knows how. From the Telegr...

The Misunderstood Crime Part 2

Grainne Gillis | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Grainne Gillis

We have heard of the horrendous gang-rape in India. There have been several articles on how it is indicative of a patriarchal society. But this problem is not India's alone; and at least Indian citizens, both male and female, have been outraged enough to protest and demand change from their government - can we say the same?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'A Collection Of Clowns And Angry People'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 29 April 2013... 1) 'A COLLECTION OF CLOWNS AND ANGRY PEOPLE' Two things have become clear over the pa...

'Slowly Getting Out Of It'

PA | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Politics

The UK economy is "bouncing along the bottom" and could take another three years to heal, Ken Clarke suggested on Sunday. The Cabinet minister said...

Ken Clarke And Peter Mandelson Join Forces To Fight Eurosceptics

The Observer | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Tory grandee Ken Clarke is joining forces with Labour peer Lord Mandelson in a historic cross-party bid to turn back the rising tide of Euroscepticism...

Kenneth Clarke Says Marriage Tax Breaks Will Go Ahead

PA | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Politics

Cabinet minister Kenneth Clarke today backed away from comments suggesting that the Conservatives may not make good on a promise to give tax breaks to...

Victims of UK Contaminated Blood Scandal Speak Out

Ellee Seymour | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Politics
Ellee Seymour

Let's hope someone in government is listening.

UKIP? Just A Bunch Of 'Cranks'

PA | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Politics

Veteran Cabinet minister Kenneth Clarke has warned David Cameron that pandering to the Conservatives' right-wing core support on issues like Europe an...