What is it like to be Home Secretary?

The BBC’s Daily Politics explores the four great offices of state in this series of interviews. Charles discusses his time as Labour Home Secretary from 2004-2006. Watch the video here.

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What is it like to be Home Secretary?

The BBC’s Daily Politics explores the four great offices of state in this series of interviews. Charles discusses his time as Labour Home Secretary from 2004-2006. Watch the video here.

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Moller Centre: the challenge of political leadership

Charles is one of several experts on political leadership interviewed by Cambridge research body the Moller Centre’s CEO, Gillian Secrett. Watch the interviews here.

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Moller Centre: the challenge of political leadership

Charles is one of several experts on political leadership interviewed by Cambridge research body the Moller Centre’s CEO, Gillian Secrett. Watch the interviews here.

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In conversation with: Caroline Flint

Charles again interviews a serious political actor – this time Caroline Flint MP – to learn about what got her into politics and what motivates and guides her now. Watch the interview here.

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In conversation with: Caroline Flint

Charles again interviews a serious political actor – this time Caroline Flint MP – to learn about what got her into politics and what motivates and guides her now. Watch the interview here.

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Westminster Hour

On Radio 4’s Westminster Hour, Charles and Professor Tim Bale discuss political leadership in the light of their recent collaboration on the British Political Leaders books series. Listen here.

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Westminster Hour

On Radio 4’s Westminster Hour, Charles and Professor Tim Bale discuss political leadership in the light of their recent collaboration on the British Political Leaders books series. Listen here.

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Week in Westminster

In the week of the vote on airstrikes in Syria and Labour’s victory in the Oldham by-election, Charles joins Jim Waterson of Buzzfeed to analyse the last seven days. Listen here.

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Week in Westminster

In the week of the vote on airstrikes in Syria and Labour’s victory in the Oldham by-election, Charles joins Jim Waterson of Buzzfeed to analyse the last seven days. Listen here.

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The EU: vital to Britain’s security

Six former home secretaries, including Charles Clarke, sent a letter to the Sunday Times making the case for Britain’s continued membership of the EU as a matter of national security. They argue that the pooled information and procedures of the

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The EU: vital to Britain’s security

Six former home secretaries, including Charles Clarke, sent a letter to the Sunday Times making the case for Britain’s continued membership of the EU as a matter of national security. They argue that the pooled information and procedures of the

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What does political leadership take?

Following on from Charles’ new series of books on British political leaders, the Cambridge News interviewed him on the subject of what it takes to be a successful leader, and how this is changing today. Read the interview here.

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What does political leadership take?

Following on from Charles’ new series of books on British political leaders, the Cambridge News interviewed him on the subject of what it takes to be a successful leader, and how this is changing today. Read the interview here.

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In conversation with: Norman Lamb

Norman Lamb MP, ex-minister and Lib Dem leadership hopeful, took part in a discussion with Charles at the University of East Anglia. Watch the event here.

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In conversation with: Norman Lamb

Norman Lamb MP, ex-minister and Lib Dem leadership hopeful, took part in a discussion with Charles at the University of East Anglia. Watch the event here.

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In conversation with: John Bercow

In another of the University of East Anglia’s “In Conversation With” series, Charles and speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow discussed the history and changing face of the institution. Watch the discussion here.

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In conversation with: John Bercow

In another of the University of East Anglia’s “In Conversation With” series, Charles and speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow discussed the history and changing face of the institution. Watch the discussion here.

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London, Paris and the future of communications

After the Paris attacks of November 2015, Charles Clarke discusses government responses to terrorism. The interview covers parallels with the London 7/7 bombing and the subsequent British policy environment, as well as the role of the EU in preventing attacks

London, Paris and the future of communications

After the Paris attacks of November 2015, Charles Clarke discusses government responses to terrorism. The interview covers parallels with the London 7/7 bombing and the subsequent British policy environment, as well as the role of the EU in preventing attacks