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Brown previews Queen's Speech
PM’s draft legislative programme in full

The prime minister Gordon Brown has set out his plans for reform, unveiling a list of bills and policies for consultation and debate. Introducing the proposals to MPs, Mr Brown said: “To respond to the rising aspirations of the British people we must deliver new and better opportunities – in education, employment, the provision of… Read more »

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David Cameron attacks Tony Blair over law and order plans
Cameron: Blair using politics of fear

David Cameron today accused Tony Blair of using the politics of fear to cover up his failures in nine years as prime minister. The Conservative leader attacked Mr Blair for abandoning the vision, hope and ideas for change that won him the election in 1997 – and said his party was now the future. He… Read more »