ACADEMIC & POLICY

Clarke: local government needs a unitary revolution

Local authority structures are stuck in the twentieth-century, and have lost power to central government accordingly, Charles Clarke argues in this speech to the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives. To solve the problem, Charles advocates a mass move to

Clarke: local government needs a unitary revolution

Local authority structures are stuck in the twentieth-century, and have lost power to central government accordingly, Charles Clarke argues in this speech to the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives. To solve the problem, Charles advocates a mass move to

New leader, old problems: is 2020 Tory victory inevitable?

Speaking at the University of East Anglia, Charles explored the possible ways forward for Labour under Corbyn’s leadership. He draws on the lessons of the 1980s and 1990s, while considering the very different context, to conclude “Effective and credible opposition

New leader, old problems: is 2020 Tory victory inevitable?

Speaking at the University of East Anglia, Charles explored the possible ways forward for Labour under Corbyn’s leadership. He draws on the lessons of the 1980s and 1990s, while considering the very different context, to conclude “Effective and credible opposition

Stop apologising for successful policy, Clarke tells Corbyn

Charles Clarke takes aim at Jeremy Corbyn’s apology for tuition fees in the Times Higher Education supplement. He commented: “As far as apologies are concerned, I have no apology to make. I believe that the policy we put forward created

Stop apologising for successful policy, Clarke tells Corbyn

Charles Clarke takes aim at Jeremy Corbyn’s apology for tuition fees in the Times Higher Education supplement. He commented: “As far as apologies are concerned, I have no apology to make. I believe that the policy we put forward created

NATO-Russia accord needed to prevent new conflict

A paper on co-operation in Europe has been stamped on the agenda as 75 foreign policy grandees endorse its recommendations for renewed understanding between NATO and Russia. Setting out steps to better diplomatic relations, the authors and signatories warn of

NATO-Russia accord needed to prevent new conflict

A paper on co-operation in Europe has been stamped on the agenda as 75 foreign policy grandees endorse its recommendations for renewed understanding between NATO and Russia. Setting out steps to better diplomatic relations, the authors and signatories warn of

European foreign policy leaders: Iran nuclear deal offers hope

Over 70 members of the European Leadership Network signed a letter of support for the July 14 Iranian nuclear agreement, calling on Iran, the US and EU states to take action to secure the deal immediately. READ: the statement signed by

European foreign policy leaders: Iran nuclear deal offers hope

Over 70 members of the European Leadership Network signed a letter of support for the July 14 Iranian nuclear agreement, calling on Iran, the US and EU states to take action to secure the deal immediately. READ: the statement signed by

“New Trends in Government” forty four years on

Charles’ father, Sir Richard Clarke, was also a committed public servant, working as a permanent secretary and many other senior civil service roles. In 1971 he wrote a memo on the new challenges for government administration that became a minor

“New Trends in Government” forty four years on

Charles’ father, Sir Richard Clarke, was also a committed public servant, working as a permanent secretary and many other senior civil service roles. In 1971 he wrote a memo on the new challenges for government administration that became a minor

Terrorism and counter-terrorism after 7/7

Critical Studies on Terrorism interviewed Charles around his memories and analysis of the response to 7/7 in government. Read the interview here

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Terrorism and counter-terrorism after 7/7

Critical Studies on Terrorism interviewed Charles around his memories and analysis of the response to 7/7 in government. Read the interview here

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Meeting the Challenges of Opposition

With Labour out of power for another five years, how best to take the fight to the Government while building a credible alternative programme? Drawing on his own experience as Chief of Staff to Neil Kinnock, Charles gave a lecture

Meeting the Challenges of Opposition

With Labour out of power for another five years, how best to take the fight to the Government while building a credible alternative programme? Drawing on his own experience as Chief of Staff to Neil Kinnock, Charles gave a lecture

Religion and Belief in Schools

A new settlement drawing together lessons from the Westminster Faith Debates

Religion and Belief in Schools

A new settlement drawing together lessons from the Westminster Faith Debates

Councils on Religious Education keynote address

NASACRE – the National Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education – invited Charles to give the keynote address at their conference. An audio is available here.

Councils on Religious Education keynote address

NASACRE – the National Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education – invited Charles to give the keynote address at their conference. An audio is available here.