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Rayner: Boris Johnson will be plotting comeback amid turmoil for new Government

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner made a joke-laden speech to close her party’s conference in Liverpool.
Sep 28, 2022
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Starmer: Labour will make no election deal with SNP under any circumstances

The Labour leader said the SNP greeted Scotland’s success in the UK with ‘gritted teeth’.
Sep 27, 2022
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Men’s football must invest heavily in the women’s game, says Gary Neville

In August, the Premier League said it remained in ‘active conversations’ with the FA over how it can help women’s football.
Sep 26, 2022
Politics

Labour will never make a deal with the SNP to secure power, says Ian Murray

The shadow Scottish secretary, Labour’s only MP in Scotland, said the party would never form a coalition with the SNP at Westminster.
Sep 26, 2022
Business News

Reeves: I’ll reverse abolition of 45% tax rate to fund NHS staff

The shadow chancellor said a Labour administration would also implement the “biggest expansion of medical school places in British history”.
Sep 26, 2022
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Starmer urged to visit picket line as Labour members back striking workers

The CWU’s Dave Ward moved a motion aimed at committing the next Labour government to bringing Royal Mail back into public ownership.
Sep 26, 2022
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Fresh calls to allow Jeremy Corbyn to stand as Labour candidate at next election

The former Labour leader remains a party member but sits in the Commons as an Independent MP.
Sep 25, 2022
Politics

Starmer: It feels impossible to imagine a Britain without the Queen

The Labour leader led his party in paying tribute to the Queen.
Sep 25, 2022
Business News

Chancellor’s economic plans will reward ‘already wealthy’, warns Rachel Reeves

The shadow chancellor said Kwasi Kwarteng’s statement had acted as a comprehensive demolition of the Conservatives’ record in power.
Sep 23, 2022
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Calls for statue of Queen on fourth plinth get MPs’ approval

Shouts of ‘hear, hear’ were heard from some MPs in the Commons after the idea was floated

Sep 22, 2022
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Johnson pledges allegiance to King as Commons returns following Queen’s funeral

The former prime minister spent time in the queue chatting with DUP MP Sammy Wilson.
Sep 21, 2022
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House of Commons tributes to the Queen end after more than 18 hours

The second day of tributes ran for more than seven hours.
Sep 10, 2022
Politics

Senior MPs attend rare Saturday Commons sitting to pledge allegiance to Charles

Prime Minister Liz Truss joined a select group of senior MPs to pledge their loyalty to the new monarch at the Commons despatch box.
Sep 10, 2022
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Donaldson hopes Queen’s legacy will bring reconciliation to island of Ireland

DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the Queen’s visit to the Republic of Ireland in 2011 was “groundbreaking”.
Sep 9, 2022
UK

Liz Truss: Queen was the very spirit of Britain and that spirit will endure

The Prime Minister described Elizabeth as the ‘rock on which modern Britain was built’.
Sep 8, 2022
UK

Boris Johnson leads former PMs’ tributes to the Queen

‘Elizabeth the Great’ possessed a ‘simple power to make us happy’, he said

Sep 8, 2022
Business News

Government considering withdrawing rail operator Avanti’s West Coast contract

Transport minister Trudy Harrison told the Commons that ‘all options’ about the future of the service were being considered
Sep 7, 2022
Politics

New NI Secretary urges Stormont leaders to form executive ‘as soon as possible’

Chris Heaton-Harris was named Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on Tuesday.
Sep 7, 2022
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Reversal of Avanti West Coast timetable cuts ‘absolute priority’, says minister

Transport minister Trudy Harrison was heckled by Labour MPs over the failure to offer concrete details about Avanti West Coast services.
Sep 7, 2022
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Truss takes aim at Starmer as she insists she will ‘get Britain moving’

The new Prime Minister accused the Labour leader of failing to ‘understand aspiration’.
Sep 7, 2022
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Nationalise water companies to help reduce sewage pollution, ministers told

Conservative MPs defended the Government’s response but pressed for swifter action.
Sep 6, 2022