Home Secretary agrees protocol with advisers

Author: By Jack Doyle The concessions were agreed at showdown talks with the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) yesterday in the wake of t…

Three more government drugs advisers quit

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor The Home Secretary suffered a setback when another three members of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Dr…

Johnson has ‘no regrets’ over sacked drugs adviser

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor When he meets the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs tomorrow, the Home Secretary will try to persuade …

Johnson: we need a debate on migration

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor In a candid interview with The Independent, Mr Johnson admitted that Labour’s failure to debate immigr…

Labour’s campus revolution

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor Many of the proposals in the blueprint for how higher education will look in 10 years’ time will win…

Johnson under fire as more advisers threaten to resign

Author: By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor After four days of increasingly acrimonious exchanges between the Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, and the scie…

Review ordered into drug advisory council

Author: By Jack Doyle, Press Association A former Home Office civil servant, Sir David Omand, has been asked to look at the work of the Advisory Counc…

Clarke hits out at Brown over drugs adviser row

Author: By James Tapsfield and Gavin Cordon, Press Association Mr Clarke insisted the Prime Minister had been wrong to “prejudge” the deci…

Coroner to investigate cancer death cluster around historic nuclear lab

Author: By Francis Beckett The Manchester coroner, Nigel Meadows, has acted after hearing from the families of the two academics that their deaths may…

‘Facebook generation’ of teachers must be promoted

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor Twenty-somethings who have just started teaching represent the best chance of engaging today’s pupil…