Turkey’s Growing Pains
The Arab spring has allowed Turkey to gain a new role in the Middle East, and impose itself not only as an example, but also as a strong contender in the political arena. Though this is a positive change, it is important that Turkey should make its moves strategically, so as to not to alienate or anger any of its neighbours and allies.
Senior doctors criticise NHS reforms
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?
David Cameron Conference Leadership Bid: ‘fundamental change’
As the Conservative Party went into their Autumn Conference in 2005, David Cameron trailed David Davis in the race for the party’s leadership. After delivering his speech without notes and challenging the party to fundamentally change, the race was thrown wide open. Cameron would later secure the leadership with over twice the votes of former frontrunner Davis.