Secretary of State

Six Facepalm Moments From Boris Johnson's First Year As Foreign Secretary

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK

It’s been one whole year since Boris Johnson’s shock appointment as Foreign Secretary. Just days after becoming Prime Minister, Theresa May announ...

This Photo Is Only One Reason To Worry About Trump's New Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK

Donald Trump has named the boss of the world’s largest oil company ExxonMobil as his Secretary of State, in another Cabinet appointment to alarm cri...

A Vision for Children's Social Care and Social Work

Nicky Morgan | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics
Nicky Morgan

Our children's social care system faces significant challenges but by building on its strengths we can deliver a system that is well and truly up to the task of caring for the most vulnerable children in our society in a way that any good parent would.

The Rights of a British Citizen - To Have and to Hold Your Passport

Katrina Cooper | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK
Katrina Cooper

My blogs always focus around elements of immigration but what about the fundamentals of nationality itself? What are your rights as a British citizen? What are your rights with respect to freedom of speech? What are your rights in being allowed to travel freely both in and out of the UK?

The Secrecy Over Universal Credit Must Come to an End

Liam Byrne | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics
Liam Byrne

There are so many concerns surrounding Universal Credit Iain Duncan Smith probably won't have the time to address them all today But if he is to prevent public confidence slipping away completely there are five questions he must answer when he sits down in front of the Select Committee.

Children, Borders and the Law: The Growing Toll of International Relationship Breakdown

Louise Halford | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Halford

The increasing ease with which people can move abroad to live and work has led to a rise in relationships between individuals of different nationalities.

Unshackle MEK, Protect Ashraf Residents

Brian Binley | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics
Brian Binley

The mullahs fooled the U.S. government into putting the MEK on the terrorist list; now the U.S. must show that it won't be fooled again.

Half-Naked Man With Lit Torch Interrupts Hillary Clinton's Photo Op

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

As far as the pursuit of photobombing goes, there can be few bigger targets than Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. So it proved when a jovial fel...

US, UK Leaders Condemn 'Vicious' Taliban Attack On Kabul's British Council Compound

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK

The American State Department has condemned today’s attack on the British Council compound in Kabul. The US Secretary of State called the attack ...

Hague and the Heartbreak of the Holidays

Louise Halford | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK
Louise Halford

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has published new figures on the scale of the problem of children being abducted by their parents and taken overseas. They reveal that, every other day, a British child is abducted by a parent to a country which has not signed the 1980 Hague Convention on international parental child abduction.