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BBC News - UK Politics

Chris Pincher suspension: Boris Johnson unaware of specific claims - minister (2 hours old)

Therese Coffey says the ex-Tory MP facing groping allegations was vetted before being promoted.

Boris Johnson's 40 new hospitals pledge faces watchdog review (17 hours old)

The Conservatives said in their 2019 election manifesto the facilities would be built by 2030.

Police drop probe into Patrick Grady harassment allegations (1 hour 58 minutes old)

The Glasgow North MP had been under investigation over claims dating back to 2016.

UK defence spending to rise as dangers increase - PM (3 days old [30/06/22])

Boris Johnson says it will hit 2.5% of GDP by 2030, after the defence secretary called for change.

Defence spending: Will the government break its promise? (3 days old [30/06/22])

The prime minister has made a fresh pledge on defence spending but has he broken his old one?

UK and New Zealand expand working holiday visas (2 days old [01/07/22])

The age limit for a visa to live and work in either country will go up to 35 under a new deal.

Chris Mason: Stark language as Nato assesses Russia threat (4 days old [29/06/22])

There's a vitality to the Nato summit, which is born of necessity in addressing the threat from Russia.

My comeback was blocked by Labour factionalism, says former MP (2 days old [01/07/22])

Lisa Forbes hoped to seek re-election but Labour had concerns about social media posts she engaged with.

MPs should not bring babies into Commons chamber, review says (3 days old [30/06/22])

A review was ordered after an MP was told she could not bring her young son into a debate.

Vladimir Putin hits back at G7 leaders' topless photo jibes (3 days old [30/06/22])

Russia's president says it would be "disgusting" to see leaders who mocked his macho image strip off.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Agriculture: Tax Allowances | Treasury | Written Answers (16 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to introduce tax relief for investment in (a) agricultural buildings and (b) farming equipment.

Agriculture: Investment | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (16 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to financially incentivise investment in British agriculture.

Food: Public Sector | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (16 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to support public sector procurement of British farmed foods.

Dairy Products and Meat: Labelling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (16 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the measures called for by Compassion in World Farming's campaign on...

Agriculture: Seasonal Workers | Home Office | Written Answers (17 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to provide visas for workers in food production.

Agriculture: Seasonal Workers | Home Office | Written Answers (17 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to expand the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme.

Brain Cancer: Nurses | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (17 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to commit to providing all brain tumour patients with access to a Clinical Nurse Specialist as part of his...

Cancer: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (17 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that the 10-Year Cancer Plan includes specific targets on (a) less survivable cancers and (b) brain...

Brain Cancer: Diagnosis | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (17 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that the 10-Year Cancer Plan includes proxy measures for staging data of brain cancer so that it can be...

Universal Basic Income | Westminster Hall debates (18 days old [15/06/22])

In principle, the concept of a universal basic income is promising, but just so that I understand, will the hon. Lady answer these questions? Under her definition, would the universal basic...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (970 days old [05/11/19])

I thank the hon. Gentleman and agree that underlying all of this is a lack of resource, but I think the problem is not the formula, but the overall lack of resource. I have met parents whose...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (970 days old [05/11/19])

The hon. Gentleman is absolutely correct; he has put his finger right on the main point. Two days ago, in response to the news that I had secured this debate, I received an email from a...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (970 days old [05/11/19])

May I, Mr Speaker, add my congratulations to those already given in respect of your elevation, both metaphorically and physically, to the speakership? Suffolk has a greater than average number of...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (976 days old [31/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the impact assessment entitled, Introducing a deposit return scheme on beverage containers, included an assessment...

Plastic Pollution | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates (976 days old [31/10/19])

Thank you, Mr Speaker, for making me feel welcome in the short time I have been here so far. After “The Blue Planet” and other television programmes, after the in-depth investigations...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (977 days old [30/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she had made of the implications for her policies of the Impact Assessment entitled, Introducing a Deposit...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (977 days old [30/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the potential annual (a) costs and (b) savings accruing to local authority finances of a...

Grenfell Tower Inquiry | Commons debates (977 days old [30/10/19])

I thank the right hon. Lady for giving way. Does she not accept that, while phase 2 will need to deal with these more difficult issues, there are hundreds and hundreds of families still living in...

Grenfell Tower Inquiry | Commons debates (977 days old [30/10/19])

I was going to make exactly the same point as my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield South East (Mr Betts).

Grenfell Tower Inquiry | Commons debates (977 days old [30/10/19])

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