As a group of senior health experts send a letter to the House of Lords criticising the Government’s proposed NHS reforms and Andrew Lansley today defends his proposals at the Conservative Party Conference, the debate of the Coalitions health reforms is alive once again. Will the criticisms of the reforms make any difference to the passage of the bill, or is it now an inevitability?
After the England riots, the judicial system has been attempting to deal with the thousands of people waiting for trial. The tough sentences imposed on some have led to great controversy, and despite the support of the Government, many feel that the courts are being too harsh.
As August 2nd draws closer, politicians from all sides of Congress must find an agreement to raise the debt ceiling, and move away from a political culture which demonises compromise.
Over 750,000 public sector workers will strike on the 30 June in protest over the government’s planned pension reforms, but this one day strike is more symbolically important than economically
With the 2012 primaries fast approching, the Republican field is tentatively beginning to take shape, with social conservatives and Tea Party favourites prominent. Yet in order for the GOP to be successful in 2012, candidates must move beyond the party base and start appealing to disillusioned Obama voters.