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'Reform' Education Roundtable Seminar

Charles Clarke led a lunchtime roundtable seminar on the issues which need to be addressing in improving Britain's schools. Click here...

The Naomi Sargant Memorial Debate

This third Naomi Sargant Memorial Event, organised by Channel 4, the Open University and NIACE, was a debate about "New Technology and...

Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects

Together with Jack Straw, David Blunkett and Peter Goldsmith, Charles Clarke gave evidence to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the...

University of Lancaster

This lecture was the inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor in Politics and Faith at the University of Lancaster. It addresses the...

Hope Street Centre, Liverpool

A seminar at the Hope Street Centre in Liverpool addressed the contribution that the 'Big Society' could make to addressing the issues...

UEA Paper

A short article for new UEA paper, the studentviewspaper. What Labour needs to do to win the next General Election If Labour is...

European Council on Foreign Relations

Charles led a Black Coffee Morning at the European Council on Foreign Relations on "Europe and Migration: Reconciling Europe's interests...

How the East Was Lost

Lewis Baston and Bob Blizzard launch 'How the East Was Lost... and How to Win Again', an excellent analysis of Labour's General Election...

Start the Week

Appearance with Andrew Marr, Nigel Lawson, Dambisa Moyo and Stephen Kinzer on BBC Radio 4 Start The Week, presenting the UEA Too...

India DIDAC

This speech was an address to the e-India Conference in Mumbai on September 23rd 2010. It addresses the need to match the best...

Browne Review

Evidence to Lord Browne's Independent review of Higher education and Student Finance. Part of the Browne review, February 2010 Submission...

Pre-Budget Report

This blog was written on December 14th 2009, at the time of the Pre-Budget Report. It argued for setting out more clearly the basis of...

Boris's Bobbies

This blog was written on December 8th 2009. It makes the case against the Conservatives' approach to policing reform, in particular the...

Cannabis Blog

This blog followed controversy about the relationship between Ministers and the Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs. It was...

The Independent

This article in the Independent in October 2009 was a comment on the forthcoming appointment of a President of the European Union. Once...

Security and Liberty

This article assessed the balance between security and liberty towards the end of the period of Labour government and proposed future...

Policy Review Magazine

This article was published in Policy Review Magazine in September 2009, before the Pre-Budget report, and made proposals for the best way...

The Independent

This article in the Independent in July 2009 was a response, and comment upon, Labour's defeat in the Norwich North By-election. Gordon...

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