Eric Pickles

Was Eric Pickles right to ask imams to root out extremism?
UK Communities Secretary Erick Pickles
In Depth

Was Eric Pickles right to ask imams to root out extremism?

Muslim Council of Britain unhappy with letter, but Cameron suggests it is council that has the problem
19 Jan 2015
Rent to Buy scheme: a new solution to the housing crisis?
UK Communities Secretary Erick Pickles
In Depth

Rent to Buy scheme: a new solution to the housing crisis?

Government proposal aims to help 'hard-working' tenants pay lower rent so they can save for deposit
26 Sep 2014
Government to announce ban on CCTV parking fines
Eric Pickles
In Brief

Government to announce ban on CCTV parking fines

Eric Pickles to announce end to ‘over-zealous’ enforcement of council parking regulations
21 Jun 2014
Floods: 'Money is no object' becomes 'No blank cheque'
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Floods: 'Money is no object' becomes 'No blank cheque'

Cameron's pledge that 'We are a wealthy country' has Whitehall spin doctors rowing quickly backwards
12 Feb 2014
Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed
Mole
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Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed

As Lord Smith tries to defend Environment Agency, Baroness Young's spell in charge raises questions
10 Feb 2014
Flooding: timely op puts hapless Paterson out of frame
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Flooding: timely op puts hapless Paterson out of frame

Environment Secretary's emergency operation means trusty Eric Pickles now takes charge of flooding
6 Feb 2014
POLITICS: Osborne heads off calls for more welfare cuts
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POLITICS: Osborne heads off calls for more welfare cuts

Iain Duncan Smith was ready to cut welfare by further £3bn to fund defence; no thanks says the Chancellor
28 May 2013

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