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Comment: Who would go into politics now?

Law’s departure will discourage talented young professionals from a career in politics. By Stephen Barber David Laws’ resignation has put into focus just why politics is so often unattractive for many of the most talented people in Britain – a reality that is all the more important given the current state of the economy. It… Read more »

The use of ministerial cars has become a hot political issue
Ministers in hot water over car use

By staff Two ministers have found themselves in hot water after media reports indicated they were using chauffeurs for unnecessary trips. Environment minister Caroline Spelman was reported by the Daily Mail to have used a ministerial car for a 500-yard journey after playing tennis on a private court with some parliamentary colleagues. Meanwhile, veterans… Read more »