UK Pols

Militant Atheists Should 'Get Over It'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK

Britain is a "Christian nation" and militant atheists should "get over it", according to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles. The Conservative MP, ...

Jim Murphy Urges FIFA To Put Pressure On Qatar Over Working Conditions

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Sport

Fifa and the national football associations of the UK should put pressure on Qatar to improve the "sub-human" working conditions of thousands of migra...

British More Apprehensive Than EU Counterparts Over Migration

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK

Britons are far more concerned about the migration of Bulgarians and Romanians than their European counterparts, according to a YouGov poll. Figur...

Ukip Sends Campaign Leaflet To Dead Scottish Politician

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has been in Scotland for less than a day but his party Ukip has already come under fire after sending a campaign leaflet to the grieving ...

Ukip Has Never Been So Popular

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Politics

Support for the UK Independence Party has reached a record 19%, according to a poll which saw both Labour and the Tories losing ground. Labour was dow...

'Our Plan Is Working'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has insisted his plan is working, telling business leaders "now is not the time to lose our nerve". Spending more to rejuvenate the ...

David Cameron: 'Wales Needed The A Team But Got The Muppet Show'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said British enterprise needs to up its game in the face of growing competition from developing nations at the Welsh Conservatives A...

Boris Johnson's Brother Hired By David Cameron

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron is bringing Boris Johnson's younger brother Jo into Downing Street as his head of policy, it has emerged. Jo Johnson will also be app...

Clegg Admits Lib Dems Aren't Diverse Enough

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has admitted his party is not diverse enough and says there needs to be more Lib Dem role models for disabled peopl...

11 Facts About Thatcher You May Have Forgotten

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher has died aged 87 following a stroke. The first female Prime Minister of Great Britain, her legacy will leave a lasting impressio...

Osborne Joins Twitter, Is Obliterated With Insults

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

On the same day the Chancellor comes under extreme scrutiny for next year's Budget, George Osborne has chosen to join Twitter, the site where he can b...

'A Huge Boost For People Who Want To Save For Retirement'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

Budget 2013 live : Follow George Osborne's announcement here with our 'At A Glance' guide to all the big decisions on the economy. The Government w...

'We Need To Fight Labour's Self Satisfied Socialists'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron urged restive Tories to focus their energies on fighting Labour as he sought to quell unrest among activists over his leadership. He ...

Cameron Will Seek To Reassure Tory Grassroots With Churchillian Speech

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

Cameron will seek to reassure restive Tory activists by promising to foster "aspiration" and give school sport a £150 million cash boost. The Prim...

Clegg To Points To Thatcher And Argues 'Tories Can't Be Trusted'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg is to draw on Thatcher's legacy to accuse his Tory coalition partners of being untrustworthy in a conference speech on Friday. Appearin...

Children Should Be Targeted 'In The Womb' To Stop Criminality

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics

The mayor of Middlesbrough has said children from troubled families should be targeted "in the womb" to stop problems in later life. Echoing Tony B...

EU Leaders Agree Bank Bonus Tax - Despite Osborne's Efforts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been thwarted in his efforts to avert a controversial cap on bankers' bonuses. The Chancellor headed to Brussels on Tuesday morn...

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Second Cornwall Councillor Talks About 'Too Many Disabled Children Who Cost Too Much'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Politics

Another councillor in Cornwall is facing a backlash after saying there were "too many disabled children" and referring to a disabled child who had die...

BEAT THE WEEK: Oscars, Outrage And Eastleigh

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

There's been glamour and red carpet victories this week, with the teary-eyed triumph of the Oscar awards, as we saw Adele in her first live performanc...

WATCH: Nick Clegg, Ed Balls And George Osborne Skipping

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Politics

As Eastleigh heats up in the south east, little do voters know there's an even more exhausting competition happening only a hop, skip and a jump away....

Angry Iain Duncan Smith And LBC Host Row Over Workfare

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Politics

Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith lost his rag on a radio show on Wednesday in a bristling exchange with LBC's James O'Brien over workfare...

Nadine Dorries Denies Expenses Abuse, Says Authorities Targeting Her Fame

PA | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics

Tory MP Nadine Dorries is facing an investigation into her expenses claim by the parliamentary expenses watchdog. The Independent Parliamentary Sta...

Thousands More To Be Hit By Inheritance Tax To Pay For Elderly Care

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Politics

Thousands more people are likely to be hit with inheritance tax to pay for an extension in state support for the elderly in a social care cap that bee...

Julian Assange To Run For Australian Senate This Year

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has announced he will run for Senate in the 2013 Australian elections, despite having been holed up in the Ecuadorian...

Tony Blair Awarded By Poles For Helping 'Open Up Britain'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has been awarded by business leaders in Poland to thank him for supporting the country's bid to join the EU, and opening up the British lab...