Archive of September 2006

David Cameron is due to give his maiden leader's speech at tomorrow's conference

Telegraph poll: Cameron support ebbing

The popularity of the Conservative party leader David Cameron with the electorate is slipping, a poll published in the <i>Daily Telegraph</i> has today suggested.

  • A leaked report states the Iraq war has helped fuel extremism

    Iraq war helped 'recruit extremists'

    The war in Iraq has acted as a "recruiting sergeant" for extremists, and radicalised Muslims across the world, a report for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has found.

  • The Northern Ireland and Wales secretary is a contender for the deputy leadership of the Labour party

    Hain pushes his deputy leadership claim

    Peter Hain today stepped up his campaign for the deputy Labour leadership with a call for members to target the Conservatives in next May's Welsh elections.

  • The deputy prime minister confirmed he would quit within a year

    Prescott says sorry to Labour members

    John Prescott has apologised to Labour delegates for his behaviour over the last few months - and announced he will quit as deputy leader when Tony Blair resigns.

  • The home secretary said Britain 'will never be brow-beaten by bullies'

    Reid stands tough on terror

    John Reid today raised the odds that he might stand as Labour leader when he set himself out as a strong and powerful leader at the party conference in Manchester.

  • Scotland Yard have confirmed the investigation into the deputy prime minister has been dropped

    Police drop Prescott probe

    John Prescott's stay at the ranch of the Texan billionaire bidding to open a super-casino at the Millennium Dome will not be investigated by police, Scotland Yard said today.

  • Health secretary Patricia Hewitt's reforms have been controversial with some Labour delegates

    Labour rebels over NHS reforms

    Labour activists today defied the party leadership to back a highly critical motion condemning NHS reforms and the sell-off of NHS Logistics.

  • Alan Johnson announces abolition of GCSE maths coursework

    GCSE maths coursework scrapped

    The coursework element of GCSE maths will be scrapped and in all other subjects it will be supervised, the education secretary has announced.

  • Among the unionists urging Labour to consider its policies was Unison general secretary Dave Prentis

    Unions warn Blair's successor

    Union chiefs have warned that the next Labour leader must reinvigorate the party's grass roots - and begin work before the devolved and local elections in May.

  • Michael Brown was sentenced to two years in jail yesterday

    Lib Dem bankroller banged up

    The Liberal Democrat donor who helped fund the party's general election campaign has been jailed for two years after pleading guilty to perjury and obtaining a passport by deception.

  • Jack Staw told delegates in Manchester to be 'grateful' for donations

    Straw defends 'honourable' party donors

    Jack Straw yesterday defended the big donors who propped up the Labour party, saying they were "not dodgy but honourable".

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