Nus, Ghani

Nus Ghani, Conservative MP for Wealden

Thomas-Symonds, Nick

Nick Thomas-Symonds, Labour MP for Torfaen

Huddleston, Nigel

Nigel Huddleston, Conservative MP for Mid Worcestershire

Natalie McGarry

Natalie McGarry, SNP MP for Glasgow East

Shah, Naz

Naz Shah, Labour MP for Bradford West

Coyle, Neil

Neil Coyle, Labour MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Gray, Neil

Neil Gray, SNP MP for Airdrie and Shotts


The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a multilateral military and political alliance designed to secure the peace and security of its member states.

Nuclear Deterrence

The strategic concept of deterrence aims to prevent war. It is the justification virtually every nuclear state uses for maintaining nuclear arsenals, including the UK.

National Parks

Some areas of particularly significant and unspoiled natural heritage have been designated as National Parks to preserve their character and ecosystems for public enjoyment.

NHS (National Health Service)

What is the NHS? The National Health Service is the UK's publicly funded healthcare system. Founded on the principle that good healthcare should be available equally to rich and poor alike, the NHS provides treatment 'free at the point of use' for all UK residents. Although funded centrally from taxation, the devolved administrations of Scotland,...

NHS Prescription Charges

NHS prescription charges are paid by patients for drugs or other treatments prescribed for them by a National Health Service medical practitioner.

National Insurance

National Insurance is a social insurance scheme, under which people become eligible for particular social security benefits - known as "contributory benefits" - through a history of contributions to the scheme made by themselves and by their employers.

North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea, occupies the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, bordering China and Russia to the north, and South Korea to the south. Its capital is Pyongyang.

National Minimum Wage

The national minimum wage (NMW) is the hourly rate below which adult workers in most sectors of the British economy must not be paid.

National Air Traffic Services

Air traffic control (ATC) is the management of aviation traffic. The principal aim of ATC is to ensure the safety of air transport - both civil and military. ATC in the UK is provided by National Air Traffic Services (NATS), a commercial enterprise that charges airlines fees for providing its services.

NHS Direct

NHS Direct is a nurse-led telephone information service, which provides basic healthcare advice to callers and directs those with more serious complaints to the appropriate part of the wider NHS. It is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is one of the largest telemedicine services in the world.

National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (the Welsh assembly) was created under the Government of Wales Act 1998, and formally took over its power from London on July 1st 1999. The 60 assembly members (AMs) have the authority to pass secondary legislation affecting Wales, and the assembly has executive powers over the implementation of UK laws...

Northern Ireland Peace Process

The sectarian division of Northern Ireland into unionists and nationalists has been a source of strife ever since the Partition of Ireland in 1920, and the moves towards complete Irish independence from the UK in the 1930s and 1940s.