Evolution classes for primary pupils

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The move follows protests from scientists that there had been no mention of the topic in a previous consul…

Watchdog attacks FSA’s plans to shake up financial advice

Author: By William Kay The Consumers Association (CA) yesterday launched the strongest attack yet on the Financial Service Authority’s (FSA&#821…

MPs should get a pay rise ? but will lose second homes

Author: By Nigel Morris and Michael Savage But he backed off from action against those politicians whose actions sparked public fury ? and signalled s…

Watchdog takes swipe at party leaders over leaks

Author: By Joe Churcher, Press Association He complained that partial details of the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s recommendations app…

Drive for state control ‘punishes’ universities

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The accusation comes from Peter Williams, the outgoing head of the Quality Assurance Agency (the higher ed…

James Moore: Banks need more than a reports code

Each of them claimed that they absolutely had to do this because the regulations demanded it. If the regulations really were responsible ? and that&#8…

Colleges told: raise standards if you want more cash

Author: By Brian Brady, Whitehall Editor Lord Mandelson is expected to demand increased accountability from universities in return for raising the cap…

Anger grows over move to stop MPs paying relatives

Author: By Brian Brady, Whitehall Editor Senior representatives from the Government and parliamentary authorities have urged Sir Christopher Kelly to …

Cliff erosion row victory for conservation watchdog

Author: By Terri Judd Today, the pensioner Peter Boggis remained defiant and determined to save his home from the sea, as appeal judges found in favou…

Banks urged to cut bureaucracy for bereaved

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association Chairman of the Commons’ Treasury Select Committee, John McFall MP said relatives often faced &#822…