Articles tagged with Sir Malcolm Rifkind
by Ben Duckworth / 14 Mar 2011 18:28
“Just because you can’t do everything doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do anything,” said the prime minister in response to a question from an MP this afternoon during his statement. The no-fly zone in Libya was first mooted by Cameron two weeks ago now. The PM again reiterated the three requirements for the no-fly zone (demonstrable need, regional support and a legal basis), as had Liam Fox in the preceding defence questions. Getting the international
by Patrick Macfarlane / 15 Feb 2011 10:21
09:30 NO to AV launches its campaign for a ‘No’ vote in the forthcoming referendum on using AV at the general election.
Also at 09:30 Bob Crow, RMT head and Ray Collins, general secretary of the Labour Party, give evidence at a select committee hearing on party political finance.
14:30 The ‘AV and constituencies’ bill is debated in the Commons, with MPs considering recent Lords amendments.