UK politics

David Cameron


article 16 April 2014 UK
Food banks: on the front line with Britain's poorest

As new Trussell Trust figures show that food banks fed almost 1m people last year, Epsom and Ewell food bank manager Jonathan Lees writes from the front line.

article 15 April 2014 UK
UK workers could receive first real pay rise for six years

Inflation falls for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages, official figures show.

article 14 April 2014 UK
Cameron confirms extended GP hours for NHS

Millions of patients are going to be able to see their family doctors outside of work hours thanks to a new fund to extend GP opening times, the prime minister announces.

article 11 April 2014 UK, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Jonathan Miller by Controversial MP trip to Sri Lanka cancelled at 11th hour

An all-expenses-paid trip by five UK MPs and their partners, including business-class travel to and from Sri Lanka, is cancelled amid cross-party recriminations - hours before departure.

article 11 April 2014 UK
by David Cameron: Big Society 'invented by Jesus'

David Cameron's Easter message means he has spoken more about his Christian faith this week than any recent serving prime minister. Why?

post 10 April 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Ed Miliband's army of Lib Dem switchers

Introducing the voters who may decide the next election. Not Tories tempted by Ukip, but disillusioned Lib Dems now thinking of voting Labour.

post 09 April 2014
How bad is Cameron's 'women problem'? FactCheck Q&A

David Cameron's been accused of having a "women problem". Does he? And have this morning's movements in the cabinet helped?

post 09 April 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Maria Miller didn't jump - she was discreetly pushed

The official version of events is that the prime minister was taken by surprise by Maria Miller's resignation, but my sources tell me the decision was made to "get rid of her".

article 09 April 2014 UK
Maria Miller resigns (picture: Getty)
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary in expenses row

Maria Miller has resigned as culture secretary due to the row over her expenses, Downing Street says. She will be replaced by Sajid Javid, the MP for Bromsgrove.