ACADEMIC & POLICY

The challenge of political leadership symposium

Held at Churchill College, Cambridge, Charles took part in a one-day event on leadership in the modern day. Discussions were held on establishing the framework for good leadership, assessing it through time, and what particular challenges face aspiring political leaders

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The challenge of political leadership symposium

Held at Churchill College, Cambridge, Charles took part in a one-day event on leadership in the modern day. Discussions were held on establishing the framework for good leadership, assessing it through time, and what particular challenges face aspiring political leaders

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Who’s looking after the world?

Global instability and organised terror; mass flows of people across states; economic stagnation and environmental danger – the challenges of the 21st Century are enormous. Where are today’s sources of security and leadership going to come from? Charles Clarke discusses

Who’s looking after the world?

Global instability and organised terror; mass flows of people across states; economic stagnation and environmental danger – the challenges of the 21st Century are enormous. Where are today’s sources of security and leadership going to come from? Charles Clarke discusses

PODCAST: Charles Clarke in the Cambridge Politics Department

As the University of Cambridge’s Politics Department podcast returns for a mid-year special, Charles talked to Professor David Runciman about the qualities of political leadership, how to be an effective opposition, and what Corbyn’s victory signals about politics. The podcast

PODCAST: Charles Clarke in the Cambridge Politics Department

As the University of Cambridge’s Politics Department podcast returns for a mid-year special, Charles talked to Professor David Runciman about the qualities of political leadership, how to be an effective opposition, and what Corbyn’s victory signals about politics. The podcast

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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