[Local Government Chronicle] - However, former Labour home secretary Charles Clarke is quoted as arguing that closer relations between the opposition and civil servants would improve the quality of government. Housing. Councils are being urged to sell their most valuable houses and
[The Guardian] - She replaced Sir David Normington, who was brought in when Charles Clarke was home secretary back in Ghosh was the first female permanent secretary at the Home Office in its 256-year history. In 2005, at the time of her appointment to her
I can never look now at the Milky Way without wondering from which of those banked clouds of stars the emissaries are coming. If you will pardon so commonplace a simile, we have set off the fire alarm and have nothing to do but to wait. I do not think we will have to wait for long - "The Sentinel" (1948), original titled "Sentinel of Eternity" this is the short story which later provided the fundamental ideas for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) written by Clarke and Stanley Kubrick.
I don’t mind there being some medievalists around for ornamental purposes, but there is no reason for the State to pay for them. - Speech at University College, Worcester, April (Reported in the Times Educational Supplement, May 2003)
[Index On Censorship] - Charles Clarke, as Secretary of State for Education, argued in that “We have to make better progress in harnessing knowledge to wealth creation.” Consequently, the Lambert Review identified “a need for the government to support university
[Teaching Personnel] - Charles Clarke has come out in support of teachers in the wake of the GCSE results row which erupted after grades fell for the first time in the exam's history. The former Labour education secretary told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme that he believes