Author Archives: Ed Jacobs

Pause for the persecuted this Easter

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This Easter we should pause to consider what we can do to support those who are persecuted for their beliefs.

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Villiers calls for new process to deal with Northern Ireland’s past

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In a speech today, Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers will call for a new process to deal with Northern Ireland’s past.

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Farage challenges Salmond to EU debate

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Fresh from taking on Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage has called on Scottish first minister Alex Salmond to debate with him ahead of September’s referendum.

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Pressure mounts on Salmond for currency plan b

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New polling has found that a majority of people outside Scotland oppose the idea of a currency union.

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Cameron doesn’t give ‘two hoots’ about Welsh NHS, says first minister

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The Welsh first minister has claimed that David Cameron “doesn’t care two hoots about the NHS in Wales”.

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Government hampering scrutiny of universal credit, say MPs

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The Work and Pensions Select Committee has today accused the government of “hampering” its inquiry into Universal Credit.

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Scottish Labour ups its game on independence

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New polling data has revealed that the Yes to Scottish independence camp has managed to cut the lead of the No campaign to just 5 per cent.

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Hain calls for end to Troubles prosecutions

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Former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has argued that all crimes related to the troubles that have not yet been solved should be left like that.

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Robinson warns of ‘nuclear options’ on welfare

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Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson has warned of “nuclear options” if Stormont doesn’t approve the Welfare Reform Bill.

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Unionists need to unite, argues Northern Irish minister

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A senior member of Northern Ireland’s largest unionist party has issued a warning about the fragmentation of unionism as a result of there being too many political parties.

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