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David Cameron presides over largest liberalisation of abortion practice since 1967 Abortion Act

by Peter Saunders Prime Minister David Cameron has presided over the largest liberalisation of abortion practice since the passing of the Abortion Act in 1967. Under his leadership, former health minister Andrew Lansley (pictured), working closely with abortion providers and senior figures at the Department of Health,…

British Government Secretly Rewrites Law to Allow Nurses to Approve Abortions

Prime Minister David Cameron has presided over the largest liberalisation of abortion practice since the passing of the Abortion Act in 1967. Under his leadership, former health minister Andrew Lansley, working closely with abortion providers and senior figures at the Department of Health, has managed to smuggle in what is in effect a nurse-led abortion […]

My 25/1 tip for our next EU Commissioner

The primary reason I’ve been reluctant to heavily back Andrews Mitchell and Lansley (or any other Tory MP) is that I think David Cameron wants to avoid having an unnecessary by-election. My own hunch is that UKIP’s best chance of winning a by-election in this parliament will be in a Conservative held seat, and that […]

MPs blame May in Tory immigration showdown

From my Morning Briefing email: subscribe here The confrontation between Tory backbenchers and David Cameron over immigration is coming to a head. Andrew Lansley announced yesterday that the Immigration Bill will be put through its final Commons stages next Thursday in an attempt to get it through before it runs out of Parliamentary time. Ministers [...]

Tory rebels table more troublemaking changes to Immigration Bill

Andrew Lansley will shortly announce the return of the Immigration Bill to the Commons. I hear from impeccable sources that its report stage will be next Thursday. As I wrote… Continue reading The post Tory rebels table more troublemaking changes to Immigration Bill appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Shining a light on the shadowy figures who shape our politics

This Bill is not about lobbyists, but the Left’s control of the national bully pulpit "The public should see how third parties seek to influence the political system.” This was how Andrew Lansley, the Leader of the House, justified the broad purpose of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill when he [...]

Andrew Lansley: we can’t afford to delay the Lobbying Bill

For a bill purportedly about transparency, the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill has quite a lot of muddied water swirling around it at the moment.… Continue reading The post Andrew Lansley: we can’t afford to delay the Lobbying Bill appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 23 Jun 2013

MINISTER THREATENED NHS WHISTLEBLOWER Former health secretary Andrew Lansley threatened to sack a whistleblower who lifted the lid on how the country’s health regulator was failing patients, says the Sunday Times. Lansley wrote to Kay Sheldon last year warning that he was considering her dismissal from the Care Quality Commission board. Show More Summary

An important surprise

Mr Speaker Bercow has sprung quite an important surprise on the Commons. He's allowed not two, but three amendments to the motion on the Queen's Speech to be voted on today. A slightly bemused Leader of the Commons, Andrew Lansley, politely...Show More Summary

Andrew Marr – like Andrew Lansley – was almost killed by exercise.

The old joke - I take my only exercise acting as a pallbearer at the funerals of my friends whoexercise regularly – is no laughing matter for Andrew Marr. He has been interviewed on his own show… Continue reading The post Andrew Marr – like Andrew Lansley – was almost killed by exercise. appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Two very different ways to bash Mr Lansley's health bill

A MORE than usually terrifying assault on Andrew Lansley's ragged health and social care bill in the Lancet claims that it is in fact a Trojan horse for private companies taking over key services and ruining the principle that health care should be free at the point of delivery. Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt: no promises on the NHS ringfence

In this week’s Spectator James Forsyth interviews new Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt about how he will continue Andrew Lansley’s legacy on NHS reform. He says his ‘burning mission’ is to… Continue reading The post Jeremy Hunt: no promises on the NHS ringfence appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Andrew Lansley: the Tories chose not to win

I’m at a YouGov conference in Cambridge where we’re just had a speech from Andrew Lansley, the new Leader of the House. He was speaking about the coalition, and gave… Continue reading The post Andrew Lansley: the Tories chose not to win appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Lansley defends record

In his first interview since being moved from Health Secretary to become Leader of the House of Commons, Andrew Lansley defended his health reforms. "The service is in good financial shape," he said. "We've delivered £10 billion of efficiency...Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt is promoted to Health Secretary......Wonder if he will receive a 'congrats' text from Murdoch

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Jeremy Hunt has been promoted to Health Secretary in Prime Minister David Cameron's first major cabinet reshuffle since he took office.Mr Hunt takes over the role from Andrew Lansley, who faced a tough parliamentary battle over the Government's...Show More Summary

Reshuffle: Jeremy Hunt up, Andrew Lansley down.

Jeremy Hunt is settling into Richmond House, HQ of the Department of Health. He'll oversee a £100 billion budget and the public service that voters regularly name as the most important in the country. He inherits the office of Andrew Lansley, off to become Leader of the House: still a Cabinet post, but a relative [...]

Flu Vaccination Program Extended To All Children

Andrew Lansley, the UK's Health Secretary, has accepted UK immunization experts' recommendations to extend the flu vaccination program to vaccinate all children. The UK Government's vaccination programs have already gained worldwide recognition as the most comprehensive programs. Show More Summary

Re-shuffle betting – remember the dead heat rules

Baroness Warsi 3/1 Jeremy Hunt 5/1 Caroline Spelman 6/1 Cheryl Gillan 8/1 Ken Clarke 10/1 Theresa May 10/1 Lord Strathclyde 12/1 Andrew Lansley 14/1 Vince Cable 16/1 Michael Moore 16/1 William Hague 25/1 Owen Paterson 25/1 Nick Clegg 25/1 Ed Davey 33/1 Andrew Mitchell 33/1 Michael Gove 33/1 George Osborne 33/1 David Cameron 33/1 Iain [...]

Warsi takes over FAV slot from Hunt in next cabinet exit betting

  Baroness Warsi 3/1 Jeremy Hunt 4/1 Caroline Spellman 6/1 Cheryl Gillan 8/1 Ken Clarke 12/1 Andrew Lansley 14/1 Vince Cable 16/1 The prices are from Ladbrokes

Which cabinet ministers will be axed in Dave’s re-shuffle?

Your chance to vote and make your prediction Which cabinet ministers do you think will go in Cameron’s first re-shuffle – (tick as many as you wish) Jeremy Hunt Baroness Warsi Caroline Spelman Ken Clarke Cheryl Gillan Andrew Lansley Vince Cable Michael Moore William Hague Owen Paterson Philip Hammond Ed Davey Iain Duncan Smith Andrew [...]

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