Nicky Morgan

Top Tory Blasts Little-Known 'Staircase Tax' That Could Hit Thousands Of Firms

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan is pushing the UK’s property tax agency to detail the impact of the so-called “staircase tax”, amid fears that firm...

Tory Attacks On Jeremy Corbyn For 'Supporting' The IRA Did Not Work, Says Nicky Morgan

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s decision to relentlessly attack Jeremy Corbyn with accusations he supported the IRA did not work as an election tactic as young people...

The Waugh Zone Thursday June 29, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. PAY DAY MAY DAY Another day, another rudderless shipwreck on the high seas of public opinion and policy. Yes, the Government mess over its public...

Tory MPs Quit Pro-EU Open Britain Group After It Draws Up Election Hit List Of Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics

Nicky Morgan, Anna Soubry and Dominic Grieve have quit the Open Britain campaign group in protest at the pro-EU organisation’s decision to draw up a...

It's Time To Reach Out, Not Lash Out, And Build Alliances Across The Political Spectrum To Tackle Educational Inequality And Boost Social Mobility

Lucy Powell | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics
Lucy Powell

Too often in politics we focus on what political parties disagree on. The political cycle means that every party is guilty of looking for a quick fix, or a new wheeze that might appeal to voters, rather than the more difficult proposition of looking at the evidence of what works and sticking to it, even if it means giving your opponents praise... We will only solve the social mobility challenge if we have a grown up approach which reaches across the political divide.

Sunday Show Round-Up: "The SNP Are Not Scotland"

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Scottish independence dominated the Sunday shows today, and you can read a full write-up of that here. Scottish Conservative lead...

The Waugh Zone March 15, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, March 15… 1) SCOTCH CORNER Another week, another PMQs. Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May have plent...

A Letter To My Ten-Year-Old Self On International Women's Day

Nicky Morgan | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Politics
Nicky Morgan

You will fulfil your ambitions of becoming an MP and be privileged to serve in government and sit around the Cabinet table. This is all a long way off, so for now make sure you focus on doing well at school and doing things you enjoy. Being competitive is good - aim high! Having setbacks is normal - you will make mistakes, but it's important to learn from them and know how to get back up again.

Tory MPs Back Compulsory Sex And Relationships Education For Teens

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers in schools across the country could be set to receive compulsory sex and relationships education after a group of Tory MPs back...

The Waugh Zone January 10, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, January 10… 1) NEW YEAR’S JEZ SOLUTIONS Jeremy Corbyn has been on the breakfast media, ahead of...

Nicky Morgan Was Replaced By This Leather Bag After She Pulled Out Of HIGNFY

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Nicky Morgan has been skewered on Have I Got News For You, after she pulled out of appearing at short notice amid her ‘Trousergate’ row with There...

Nicky Morgan Was Replaced By This Leather Bag After She Pulled Out Of HIGNFY

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Nicky Morgan has been skewered on Have I Got News For You, after she pulled out of appearing at short notice amid her ‘Trousergate’ row with There...

Nicky Morgan Pulls Out Of Have I Got News For You Days After 'Trousergate'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK

Nicky Morgan has pulled out of a planned appearance on Friday’s show Have I Got News For You, just days after she sparked a row over the price of Th...

The Waugh Zone December 14, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, December 14… 1) BOZZ N FIZZ It’s the last PMQs before Christmas and both Theresa May and Jere...

Anti-Brexit Tory Under Fire As PM's Leather Trousers Sell Out

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Politics

Downing Street has refused to deny Tory Brexit critic Nicky Morgan has been “banned” from No.10 following the row over the cost of the PM’s leat...

'Woman Has Expensive Trousers' Row Turns Into 'Woman Has Expensive Bag'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

The row over Theresa May’s £995 leather trousers intensified today after vocal critic Nicky Morgan was herself attacked for owning a similarly expe...

PM's Aide In Fiery Text Exchange With Nicky Morgan Over May's Leather Trousers

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK

A bitter spat erupted between a top aide to Theresa May and Nicky Morgan after the former Cabinet minister was banned from a No 10 meeting in a row ov...

The Thin Edge

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

The New Art Gallery Walsall has as many thin edges as their local councillors have thin skins. I say this from experience, which I have documented in ...

Nicky Morgan Calls Out Tory Whips For Spying On Her At Party Conference

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Politics

A defiant Nicky Morgan called out the government for sending two government whips to her fringe event, and renewed her attacks on Theresa May’s gram...

Trouble For May's Grammar School Revolution As Ex-Education Secretary Slams Plan

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

Theresa May’s new grammar schools policy has been condemned by ex-Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, who said it could “undermine six years of prog...

The Waugh Zone July 15, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday July 15, 2016… 1) HORROR IN NICE The sheer horror of the Nice terror attack is difficult to compr...

What Three Sacked Cabinet Ministers Did Next (And A Nearly-Sacked Jeremy Hunt)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK

The past few days have been a rollercoaster of emotions for the Tories, as new prime minister Theresa May forms her new cabinet. Amid some shock appoi...

Teachers Are REALLY Happy That Nicky Morgan Has Been Sacked As Education Secretary

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK

Teachers are celebrating after Education Secretary Nicky Morgan became the latest casualty of Theresa May’s Cabinet cull. On Thursday the Loughborou...

Theresa May's New Cabinet: Michael Gove And Nicky Morgan Sacked

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May has this morning sacked Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale from Government as she fleshes out her new Cabinet. The new Prime...

Why the Teacher Strike Isn't Just About Teachers

Anna-Christina Connelly | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics
Anna-Christina Connelly

At a time when teachers, parents and children have had a tough year at the whims of the government, the issues over which NUT members have been forced to strike have more resonance with the public than ever before.