Children Act 1989

What is the 1989 Children’s Act? The 1989 Children Act brought together and simplified existing legislation relating to the care of children.  Within family law, it shifted the legislative focus towards keeping families together, and valuing children as individuals with their own interests and rights. In order to strengthen protection for children, the law now...

Chishti, Rehman

Rehman Chishti, Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham

Chlorinated Chicken

What is Chlorinated Chicken? In the American poultry industry, antimicrobial chlorine treatments are used to kill or prevent the growth of harmful bacteria such as Salmonella. These bacteria are a common cause of food borne illnesses or ‘food poisoning’ in humans. Chlorine washed chicken is banned from sale and import in the United Kingdom. Why...

Chope, Christopher

Christopher Chope, Conservative MP for Christchurch

Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly, MP for Dudley South, Conservative

Chris Leslie

Chris Leslie, Labour MP for Nottingham East

Chris Ruane

Vale of Clwyd, Labour

Chris White

Chris White, Conservative MP for Warwick & Leamington

Chris Williamson

Derby North, Labour

Christine Russell

former MP for City of Chester, Labour

Christopher Davies

Christopher Davies, Conservative MP for Brecon & Radnorshire

Christopher Huhne

Eastleigh, Liberal Democrat

Chuka Umunna

Chucka Umunna, Labour MP for Streatham

Churchill, Jo

Jo Churchill, Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds

Cigarette tax

Properly referred to as Tobacco Products Duty, but more widely known by its shortened name, Tobacco Duty is an excise duty charged on purchases of tobacco products.

Civil Liberties

Civil liberties are basic rights and freedoms granted to citizens of a country through national common or statute law.

Civil Service

The Civil Service is the operational and management tool of the Government. While Ministers make political and policy decisions, civil servants provide support for this work and implement the outcomes of the policy-making process under the supervision of Ministers. The most senior civil servant is the Cabinet Secretary, who heads the Cabinet Secretariat in the...

Claire Perry

Claire Perry, Conservative MP for Devizes

Clark, Feryal

Feryal Clark is the Labour MP for Enfield North, having first been elected to Parliament in 2019 with a majority of 6,492 over the Conservative Party. Enfield North is an ethnically diverse seat that borders the M25 to the North of London. Census data shows a quarter of the electorate to be black or mixed race. ...