Reference: Issue of the Month

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  • Voting reform

    Nick Clegg has announced a radical series of measures to overhaul Britain's voting system.

  • Vote 2011 reactions

    Party leaders are giving their initial verdicts after an eventful night at counts up and down the country.

  • Violence in Egypt

    The movement to expel Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak endured its most violent day yesterday, as pro- and anti-Mubarak groups clashed in the streets.

  • VAT rise

    The rise in VAT has dominated the first political exchanges of the year.

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  • Turning up the temperature: Standard of living and action on  climate change don't make easy bedfellows

    Britain's great energy debate

    Can you tackle climate change without ruining our quality of life? takes an in-depth look at an issue with no easy solutions.

  • Prison book ban: Earned privilege or human right?

    Prison book ban

    Authors and prison reform campaigners join forces to get Chris Grayling to think again on his ban on sending books to prisoners.