Kenneth Clarke

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Ken Clarke criticised for showing ‘contempt’ at infected blood inquiry
Former health minister appeared irritated at detailed questioning of his role at time of 1980s scandal

Sarah Marsh

27, Jul, 2021 @6:44 PM

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No 10 backs down in row over funding for new £200m royal yacht
Amid withering criticism of project from likes of Ken Clarke, MoD learns it may not have to pay whole bill

Matthew Weaver and Dan Sabbagh

22, Jun, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Infected blood scandal: government knew of contaminated plasma ‘long before it admitted it’
Exclusive: files at national archives suggest different version of events

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Keir Starmer is right to take on inequality, but tax reform is essential to this task | Polly Toynbee
Everything about the UK tax system is upside down – we tax work, while relieving unearned gains. And the public knows it, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

18, Feb, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Ken Clarke joins criticism of Boris Johnson's refusal to sack Priti Patel
Ex-home secretary says he is particularly concerned by resignation of PM’s ethics adviser over issue

Molly Blackall

21, Nov, 2020 @10:31 AM

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Boris Johnson urged to address House of Lords gender imbalance
Prime minister urged to elevate more women to upper chamber in upcoming peerages list

Rajeev Syal

30, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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'Not in a position to say': Ian Botham refuses to comment on peerage claims
Exclusive: Former cricketer says he must respect protocol, following reports he will enter House of Lords

Mattha Busby

18, Jul, 2020 @11:55 AM

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Who'd be a health secretary? Five former incumbents on the toughest gig in politics
With Matt Hancock under fire, former health secretaries discuss their highs and lows and how they dealt with pandemics

Andrew Anthony

17, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Longer lockdown for over-70s 'could create sense of victimisation'
Age UK claims easing measures for some but not older people would be ‘unimaginably’ bleak

Kate Proctor

28, Apr, 2020 @6:02 PM

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Labour leadership: Boost for Starmer as poll suggests he'd be best at attracting new voters to party – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Andrew Sparrow

06, Feb, 2020 @5:01 PM

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Boris Johnson should 'stop campaigning and start governing', says Ken Clarke
Ken Clarke criticises PM for having no detailed plans for Brexit or social care

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Dec, 2019 @2:46 PM

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The Guardian view on election 2019: it’s about Brexit above all | Editorial
Editorial: The retirement of so many centrist Tories is a reminder that theirs has now become the Brexit party in all but name


31, Oct, 2019 @6:28 PM

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