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Former Home Secretaries warn of risk of Brexit in the Evening Standard

“Brexit will make capital vulnerable to terror, warn Labour heavyweights” was the headline of an article in the Evening Standard featuring Charles. Along with Jack Straw, Jacqui Smith and Alan Johnson, Charles warned of the security risks posed by a ‘Brexit’,

Former Home Secretaries warn of risk of Brexit in the Evening Standard

“Brexit will make capital vulnerable to terror, warn Labour heavyweights” was the headline of an article in the Evening Standard featuring Charles. Along with Jack Straw, Jacqui Smith and Alan Johnson, Charles warned of the security risks posed by a ‘Brexit’,

Guest on the “Blair Years” Course at Kings College, London

Charles joined Sir David Normington in discussions at Kings College, London, about the relationship between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. A full review of the event, by the Independent newspaper, can be found here.

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Guest on the “Blair Years” Course at Kings College, London

Charles joined Sir David Normington in discussions at Kings College, London, about the relationship between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. A full review of the event, by the Independent newspaper, can be found 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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Any Questions

Charles debates topical issues on a panel with the convenor of Stop the War, Lindsey German, former chancellor Lord Lawson, and businessman Sir Martin Sorrell. List to the broadcast here.

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Any Questions

Charles debates topical issues on a panel with the convenor of Stop the War, Lindsey German, former chancellor Lord Lawson, and businessman Sir Martin Sorrell. List to the broadcast here.

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In conversation with Caroline Lucas

In the first post-election episode of “In Conversation”, Charles sits down with the Green Party’s first and only MP, Caroline Lucas. In the discussion, Caroline and Charles explore pluralism and the impact of Corbyn’s leadership on the Greens. This development

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In conversation with Caroline Lucas

In the first post-election episode of “In Conversation”, Charles sits down with the Green Party’s first and only MP, Caroline Lucas. In the discussion, Caroline and Charles explore pluralism and the impact of Corbyn’s leadership on the Greens. This development

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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