Archive of September 2005

Blears rejects Asbo 'illiberal' claim

Home office minister Hazel Blears has rejected claims that the government's respect agenda is illiberal and authoritarian.


    Blair: We must be 'change-makers'

    Tony Blair today challenged his party to be "change-makers" in a rapidly changing world to secure a fourth election victory.

  • The union and the catering company have reached a compromise over 200 'troublemakers'

    T&G reaches deal with Gate Gourmet

    The Transport and General Workers Union (T&G) and airline caterer Gate Gourmet have announced that they have reached a settlement after a row that has continued for nearly two months.


    Jowell paints glowing Olympic picture

    Britain must seize the opportunity of the 2012 Olympics to become the kind of country it wants to be, Olympics minister Tessa Jowell said today.


    Majority 'want Iraqi pullout timetable'

    The majority of voters want to see a timetable for pulling troops out of Iraq despite the current worsening security situation in the country, according to a new poll.

  • Alan Johnson said the government still regarded unions as a 'vital'

    Johnson: No return to the 1970s

    Alan Johnson today took a hard line against union attempts to reintroduce the right of secondary picketing by vowing not to return to the industrial action of the 1970s.

  • Tony Blair and Irish taoiseach said they "warmly welcomed' the move

    Blair welcomes IRA decommissioning

    The prime minister and the Irish premier have welcomed a report suggesting the IRA has completed total arms decommissioning.

  • Brown: set out vision of a share-owning, home-owning democracy

    Brown pledges 'New Labour renewed'

    Gordon Brown set out his vision for "New Labour renewed", as he pledged to continue the reform agenda pursued by Tony Blair.

  • Top leadership candidates have publicly criticised each other's policies

    Tory leadership rivals clash

    The Conservative leadership contest has shifted up a gear, with top leadership candidates publicly criticising each other's policies.

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