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Michael Gove under fire for Department of Education’s stonewalling of Parliament in response to MPs’ questions

Michael Gove under fire for Department of Education’s stonewalling of Parliament in response to MPs’ questions

Michael Gove has been formally asked to explain his department’s “exceptionally poor performance” in stonewalling questions from MPs, amid renewed accusations of a lack …

FCO defends £10,000 spend on restuffing 20ft South American anaconda

William Hague has spent £10,000 of taxpayers’ money on re-stuffing a 20ft-long ancient snake, it was revealed yesterday.

William Hague spent £10,000 of taxpayers’ money re-stuffing a 20ft-long ancient snake.

The Foreign Secretary ordered “Albert” the anaconda to be patched …

Bush and Blair’s pre-Iraq conversation must be disclosed, tribunal rules

Bush and Blair’s pre-Iraq conversation must be disclosed, tribunal rules

Foreign Office loses appeal against release of extracts from phone call that took place a few days before invasion

Extracts of a phone conversation between Tony Blair and George Bush …

CIA wins fight to keep MPs in dark on rendition

American intelligence agencies including the CIA and the FBI have won a court ruling allowing them to withhold evidence from British MPs about suspected UK involvement in “extraordinary rendition” – the secret arrests and alleged torture of terror suspects.

A …

Foreign Office faces Information Tribunal about UK residents’ secret rendition

An all-party parliamentary group, chaired by Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie is asking for full disclosure of intelligence documents possibly implicating British officials in secret renditions of UK residents to Guantánamo Bay and other notorious jails.

The Guardian reports that an …