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Profile: Chris Grayling

Profile: Chris Grayling

The employment minister’s ‘attack dog’ pedigree stands him in good stead for tackling unemployment issues

Fuel duty u-turn: Robert Halfon triumphs

03 May 2012

Robert Halfon's campaign against soaring petrol prices wins him May's MP of the Month

Every school needs to be an academy

Every school needs to be an academy

by Dale Bassett / 25 Apr 2012

Dale Bassett holds the first-generation academies up as the model for every secondary school

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Special report: Costing a packet

24 Apr 2012

Cancer Research UK and Total Politics team up to consider the case for introducing plain packaging legislation for tobacco products in the UK

Chuka Umunna on meeting Tony Blair

Chuka Umunna on meeting Tony Blair

by Amber Elliott / 13 Apr 2012

As Labour’s shadow business secretary, he has been vocal about the need for ‘better capitalism’, and rewarding business entrepreneurs. He shares his current views on the government's plans for growth, his respect for Tony Blair and his love for London with Amber Elliott

Bad plans for planning

Bad plans for planning

by Stanley Johnson / 07 May 2012

The government's reworked planning reforms assuaged some of its critics but Stanley Johnson remains unconvinced. He believes the changes were unnecessary

Politicians and their black dog days

Politicians and their black dog days

by Kirsty Buchanan / 30 Apr 2012

Kirsty Buchanan debunks the myths and misinformation about mental health, and says it’s time to reveal the hidden mental health problems on the corridors of power

Can the government get doctors back onside?

by Alastair McLellan / 24 Apr 2012

NHS reform was part of New Labour’s government, so why, asks Alastair McLellan, does the country see Andrew Lansley as the big, bad reformer?

Cancer Research UK: Making it plain

24 Apr 2012

Smoking-related illnesses are still major killers, so what is being done to minimise the impact of package advertising? Sebastian Mann reports

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