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BBC News - UK Politics

Brexit: EU says no to May on renegotiating deal (6 minutes old)

The PM says her Brexit deal is "at risk", as her performance at an EU summit is called "bad" by diplomats.

New referendum 'undermines democracy' (10 hours old)

Labour frontbencher Angela Rayner says holding another referendum could "make us more divided".

Wales first minister appoints his top team (15 hours old)

Rebecca Evans and Eluned Morgan are promoted to cabinet while Alun Davies is sacked.

Why isn't Labour trying to topple May now? (17 hours old)

Jeremy Corbyn is being urged to call a no-confidence vote in the PM by other opposition parties.

Brexit: Theresa May won't lead Conservatives into next election (13 hours old)

The PM is also seeking assurances from EU leaders that the Brexit 'backstop' will be temporary.

Tory leadership: Who could replace Theresa May? (21 hours old)

Despite winning a vote of confidence, the prime minister's future looks far from certain.

Anger as accused MPs get whip restored for May vote (19 hours old)

Andrew Griffiths and Charlie Elphicke are being investigated over inappropriate sexual behaviour.

David Dimbleby's 25 years on Question Time (1 day old)

How has the face of public debate changed during the veteran presenter's tenure?

Brexit: What does Ireland do if there’s no deal? (1 day old)

BBC NI correspondent John Campbell looks at what might happen to Ireland in the event of a no deal.

Police funding: Government pledges extra £300m (15 hours old)

One Police and Crime Commissioner says it is still not enough, as crime rises.

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A140 | Department for Transport | Written Answers (2 days old [12/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the planned completion date is for road improvements to the A140 in Suffolk close to the Norfolk border; and if he will make a statement.

Private Parking: Ports and Trading Estates | Commons debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I understand that the Minister is reading from a pre-prepared speech, but will she acknowledge that I represent the views of more than 30 haulage companies that have a problem with how commercial...

Brexit | Department for Exiting the European Union | Written Answers (3 days old [11/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, whether the UK is able unilaterally to withdraw from the proposed EU withdrawal agreement; and if he will make a statement.

Private Parking: Ports and Trading Estates | Commons debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I entirely agree with the hon. Gentleman. We know from the behaviour of Proserve and from the example that he has just raised that these companies are often operating without any legal framework,...

Private Parking: Ports and Trading Estates | Commons debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I agree entirely with my hon. Friend. I shall give the House one more example on exactly that point. The issue for the Government to consider is that the actions of Proserve and companies like it...

Private Parking: Ports and Trading Estates | Commons debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I sought this evening’s debate to raise awareness of the unethical practice of commercial car parking firms issuing unreasonable parking and trespass enforcement notices against haulage...

NHS: Staffing Levels | Cat Welfare | Westminster Hall debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I am sure that most of us had great concerns about the previous Secretary of State’s use of statistics, but a mental health study was carried out and the highest morbidity rates were in the...

NHS: Staffing Levels | Cat Welfare | Westminster Hall debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I will not, because of the time limit and because I want to let other people speak; I am sure that we can talk about this issue in detail after the debate. Very briefly, Mr Hollobone, the...

NHS: Staffing Levels | Cat Welfare | Westminster Hall debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

I congratulate the hon. Member for Batley and Spen (Tracy Brabin) on securing this debate and on highlighting the biggest challenge facing the NHS: the creeping workforce crisis that has been...

Cat Welfare | Westminster Hall debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

In Suffolk, we have a very dedicated individual in Kathleen Lusted. She is now approaching 100 and has given almost her whole life to looking after and protecting cats that have gone missing and...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Local Government Funding Settlement | Commons debates (21 hours old)

In my previous role, I warned Suffolk County Council that reducing services in children’s centres would lead to increased numbers of children being taken into care. Does the Secretary of...

Food | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [12/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions his Department has had with officials from other Departments on the availability and price of fresh fruit and vegetables...

Diabetes: Artificial Pancreas | Delegated Legislation | Commons debates (1 day old)

Does my right hon. Friend believe that it would help an awful lot of people with type 1 diabetes if we changed the name of the disease, given that it is completely different from type 2?

Diabetes: Artificial Pancreas | Delegated Legislation | Commons debates (1 day old)

Is it not the case that in CCG areas where specialist pumps and continuous glucose monitors are prescribed regularly, the amount of emergency care needed for people with type 1 diabetes is...

Clinical Commissioning Groups | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [12/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the consistency of the (a) procedures and, (b) prescribing practice Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Nurses: Training | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [12/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason there has been a reduction in the per-placement funding support for the nursing degree course at the University of Suffolk.

Diabetes: Artificial Pancreas | Delegated Legislation | Commons debates (1 day old)

Does my right hon. Friend agree that simple continuous glucose monitors that are already available—I believe the Prime Minister wears one—are still not being allowed to children and...

Pre-1918 items of outstanding artistic etc value and importance | Subsequent Stages | Commons debates (2 days old [11/12/18])

Both the Asian and the African elephant are threatened with extinction. Just over 350,000 African elephants were counted in 2016, but that is over 100,000 fewer than in 2006. There is no reason...

Travellers: Caravan Sites | Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Written Answers (3 days old [11/12/18])

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has taken steps to implement the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s recommendation...

Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions - Treasury | Commons debates (3 days old [11/12/18])

Given this country’s £5.9 billion net trading surplus with the EU in insurance, will the Chancellor take the opportunity of the demise of the withdrawal agreement to make financial...

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