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A visibly emotional and impassioned David Cameron delivered a energetic speech to the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today positioning himself and his party as leading a decade long social reform programme. Quoting detailed statistics to support his claims, Cameron called the current status quo where inequality, discrimination and fundamentalism were still common in the UK as a scandal that only the Conservatives could solve.
David CameronUK Party Conference
On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a far-reaching ruling that has significant implications for 4000+ EU-US Safe Harbored companies. This system (from 2000) governs the data transfers between the EU and the United States. Today’s judgement invalidates this decision – forcing companies to seek alternative mechanisms as well as facing audits, investigations and possible litigation across the 28 Member States.
EU-US Safe Harbor
As highlighted by all the literature being handed out at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester this week, this is the first gathering of the party faithful when there has been a majority Tory Government in 19 years. One would perhaps expect, therefore, a touch of triumphalism from party members and ministers in the fringe events and bars of Manchester Central.
ConservativesUK party conferences
No sooner had Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) been anointed as the speaker in waiting, than he ran head long into reality over his comments about the role and purpose of the Benghazi special committee.
governmentU.S. PoliticsSpeaker of the House
Oct 01, 2015
On September 22, APCO’s Chicago office hosted senior executives from Chicago-based trade associations and professional societies for an APCO Forum event: The Secrets of Highly Effective Trade Associations.
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr is attributed with saying, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” The same cannot be said of the Labour Party conference. Pacing the promenades and pubs of the Brighton sea-front it is clear that, this year, something is fundamentally different.
UK party conferencesLabour
The Who wrote this lyric in the 1970s about political revolution -- and it pretty well sums up the situation we face with the departure of current House Speaker John Boehner. While there is no revolution afoot on the Hill, there will be change.
Republican CaucusSpeaker of the House