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Queen’s Speech 2008/Speaker’s statement: As-It-Happened

Welcome to’s As-It-Happens page. Here, you can keep up to date with speeches, debates and major political events in real time. Just hit refresh on your browser to see the latest development. This event is now over, but you can see how it happened below. 10:59 – Good morning and welcome to the opening… Read more »

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Profile: Damian Green

Being Conservative immigration spokesman involves being comfortable with rocks and hard places. Michael Howard got his fingers burnt when he made a tough line on immigration a centrepiece of his general election campaign, earning particular criticism for a poster reading: “Are you thinking what we’re thinking?” But the Tories could not afford to veer too… Read more »

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