Theresa Villiers

Top Tory Attacks 'Emotionally Needy' Ex-EU Ambassador

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Politics

A former Cabinet minister has attacked former EU ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers for his “emotionally needy” resignation from his Brussels post. Theres...

Forget Brexit, the Tory Leadership Lines Are Drawn

Nathan Coyle | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics
Nathan Coyle

Yes the button has been pressed for the EU Referendum but the race is truly on for the next Leader of the party and I'm sure the Conservative Party membership shall be vigilantly watching their every move.

Northern Ireland Deserves Better Than This Shambles

Stephen Donnan | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

For those of you that have been following Stormont Crisis No. 3,876 then you're probably aware of just how nauseatingly boring, drawn out and pathetic...

Northern Ireland, the Justice and Security Act and the Death of Transparency

Jason A Murdock | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Politics
Jason A Murdock

On the 25th of April 2013, the Justice and Security Act 2013 gained Royal Assent. The law - which provides 'oversight' for security services, the introduction of 'closed material procedure' in relation to civil proceedings and the prevention of the disclosure of self defined 'sensitive information'...

Get More Women Into Cabinet, Cable Tells Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has openly called on David Cameron to improve the diversity of his cabinet by appointing more women. The Lib Dem business secretary's i...

Theresa Villiers Cleared Of Wrongdoing By Downing Street Over Undeclared Lunch With Lobbyist

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

A Downing Street inquiry into allegations against Cabinet minister Theresa Villiers has cleared her of wrongdoing over an undeclared lunch with a lobb...

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers Took to the Stage in Manchester and Promised to Do... Nothing

Patrick Corrigan | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Corrigan

Theresa Villiers' refusal to put in place the sort of comprehensive process to deal with the past, citing in part the potential cost of such an initiative, ignores the very real cost - about £30 million this year alone - of having to police ongoing division and disorder in Northern Ireland, a very real legacy of an unresolved conflict.

Belfast Riots Condemned as 'Mindless Anarchy' (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Fifty six police officers were injured during loyalist riots in Belfast city centre in a night of chaotic violence that Northern Ireland's Chief Const...

PICTURES: Belfast Loyalists Riot, Protesting Controversial Republican Parade

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Twenty six police officers were injured when serious loyalist rioting engulfed Belfast city centre in violence linked to a contentious republican para...

'Money Well Spent'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has defended the astronomical costs of security for the G8 conference in Co Fermanagh. With just two ar...

Don't Make Airports More Miserable Places Than They Are Already, MPs Urge

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Proposed changes to aviation regulation must not jeopardise security or harm small airports' viability, MPs warned today. The changes being conside...

Downton Abbey And Politics: More Similar Than You Realise?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron appointed Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes to the House of Lords last year, but the prime minister has made it clear that some of t...

Dutch Company Win Rail Franchise Contract Over Two British Firms

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Politics

A rail franchise contract has been awarded to a Dutch company rather than to one of two British firms. Transport Minister Theresa Villiers said Abe...

Report: East Coast Rail Deal Cost Taxpayer Millions

PA | Posted 07.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Whitehall created a "moral hazard" in its handling of the termination of National Express's East Coast rail franchise, a report b...