Jack Straw

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Downing Street must withdraw its threat to replace the Human Rights Act | Letter
Letter: The government’s bill of rights proposal will weaken the public’s right to challenge abuse, says Geoffrey Bindman


24, May, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Downing Street initially opposed Stephen Lawrence inquiry
Tony Blair’s policy chief thought inquiry into police racism would raise unrealistic hopes for change

Kevin Rawlinson and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Labour and Tories join calls for UK to repay Iran debt
Former foreign secretaries from both parties say settlement could help free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Michael Savage

13, Nov, 2021 @7:30 PM

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The rudest things they ever said about the Guardian
This newspaper has upset public figures from Blair to Trump. Here we look at some of the resultant indignation

Rupert Neate

11, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why do so many home secretaries fall out with their officials?
Something about the Home Office seems to breed tension, as many of Priti Patel’s forerunners also found

Patrick Wintour

20, Nov, 2020 @6:25 PM

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Lib Dems drop mayoral contender over antisemitic comment about Jack Straw
Geeta Sidhu-Robb said in 1997 she would ‘tell everyone Jack Straw is a Jew’ in response to Labour’s anti-Islam claim

Peter Walker Political correspondent

14, Sep, 2020 @11:02 AM

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Britain had a chance to talk about race 20 years ago. Let's get it right this time | Nasar Meer
A 2000 report foresaw the Black Lives Matter discussion, but didn’t survive the backlash, says the academic Nasar Meer

Nasar Meer

12, Jul, 2020 @2:17 PM

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Seven former foreign secretaries urge UK to take lead on Hong Kong
Cross-party initiative reflects concern response to China’s imposition of security laws cannot be left to Donald Trump

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, May, 2020 @11:01 PM

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How immigration became Britain’s most toxic political issue
The long read: Over 20 years, the debate about freedom of movement has become skewed by a hostile narrative

Rachel Shabi

15, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The English Job by Jack Straw review – portrait of Iran’s fixation with Britain
The former foreign secretary on why Iran has just cause to fear foreign influence

Andrew Anthony

22, Jul, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Women raped by Korean soldiers during Vietnam war still awaiting apology
Campaign group urges recognition for women affected by sexual violence of Korean troops and the children born as result

Jo Griffin

19, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on outsourcing torture: a shaming story | Editorial
Editorial: The committee chaired by Dominic Grieve, the former attorney general, met with evasion and obstruction but has established that the UK security services pretended not to know of the US use of torture


01, Jul, 2018 @5:20 PM

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