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How can we explain the 7% drop in recorded crimes?

Backbencher July 20, 2013 0

Will Archdeacon, Crime decreased by 7% in 2012, though the reasons why are puzzling  One of the most memorable scenes of UK politics in 2011 was Theresa May being heckled during a speech to

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At last, Abu Qatada is on a jet plane

At last, Abu Qatada is on a jet plane

Derek Van De Ven July 8, 2013 0

At 3am on Sunday morning the Home Office of successive UK governments finally got their way. Abu Qatada boarded a plane bound to Jordan to face charges of terrorism aimed at the Jordanian people

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The Gay Marriage Domino Effect

The Gay Marriage Domino Effect

Backbencher April 20, 2013 0

Emma Freeman says New Zealand’s decision to legalise gay marriage is part of a wider phenomenon.  On Wednesday, the Parliament of New Zealand passed a new Bill to change their laws on same-sex marriage,

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Theresa May should listen to Portugal about drug policy

Theresa May should listen to Portugal about drug policy

Backbencher March 11, 2013 0

Is Britain moving towards less crime and less punishment? Lee Jenkins and Derek Van de Ver, Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered a study into the bold drug policies adopted by one of our European partners,

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British politics and the ‘gender equality question’

British politics and the ‘gender equality question’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 12, 2012 4

In 1919, Nancy Astor became the first woman MP. In 2010, 143 of the 650 MPs elected to the Commons were women (22%). Of the 28 current MPs under the age of 30, half are female.

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