Richard Ottaway

A senior Tory MP has insisted that he was not intending to tell Londoners to "bugger off to Manchester" if they could not
This year on World Population Day let us celebrate the unrivalled success that humankind has had in making the world its home, and in enabling civilisation to thrive... It's in all of our interests for us to achieve what we agreed in London a year ago. Let us make the pledges of the London Family Planning Summit a reality.
Conservative MPs from both the pro and anti-EU wings of the party have welcomed David Cameron's pledge to hold an in or out
The legalisation, or not, of assisted dying is likely to affect us all and the choices we are allowed to make when we face the end of our lives.
The government must clarify when it is legal for British-flagged ships to shoot and kill Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean