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Huawei 5G kit must be removed from UK by 2027 (2 hours old)

The government is also banning telecoms firms from buying new Huawei 5G kit after 31 December.

Huawei UK 5G ban 'should happen sooner' (6 hours old)

Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith calls the Chinese telecoms firm a "risk" to national security.

Coronavirus: Face masks and coverings to be compulsory in England's shops (5 hours old)

The health secretary says the new rule aims to give shoppers confidence and protect retail staff.

Self-ID for transgender people 'unlikely' to get ministers' support (1 hour 10 minutes old)

Hopes the government will announce the result of a consultation on the Gender Recognition Act this week are fading.

Brexit: MPs question promise of 'unfettered' trade between NI and GB (12 hours old)

A group of MPs said the promise will need a concession from the EU that it has not yet granted.

UK economy rebounds more slowly than expected (13 hours old)

The UK's economy grew 1.8% in May as the lockdown began to ease, less than economists had predicted.

Coronavirus: UK faces ‘explosive’ debt levels (11 hours old)

The government's spending watchdog says the UK must raise taxes or cut spending to avoid huge debts.

Natural solutions boosted to help prevent floods (20 hours old)

Hollows in the ground to catch and store heavy rain water are among projects that will get cash.

Charlie Elphicke: Ex-MP's 'sex assault victim confided in friend' (9 hours old)

Charlie Elphicke is accused of "groping" a young parliamentary worker in 2016.

Sturgeon: Excluding social care staff from visa plan 'devastating' (9 hours old)

Scotland's first minister says excluding social care staff from a post-Brexit fast-track visa route is wrong.

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Swimming Pools: Coronavirus | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to allow private swimming pools that are available for public hire to reopen safely as...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers (4 days old [10/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to ensure that official development assistance is spent effectively on tackling poverty and gender...

Outdoor Recreation: Coronavirus | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (6 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the viability of allowing outdoor (a) country festivals and (b) other outdoor...

Coronavirus: Disease Control | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (6 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level risk to people shielding from covid-19 who are now able to return to work.

Methadone: Prescriptions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (6 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to enable the use of electronic FP 10 MDA prescriptions during the covid-19 outbreak.

Methadone: Prescriptions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (6 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the use of electronic prescription for FP10 MDA prescriptions.

A14: Suffolk | Department for Transport | Written Answers (8 days old [06/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide additional funding to upgrade the A14 in Suffolk.

A14: Suffolk | Department for Transport | Written Answers (8 days old [06/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to upgrade the A14 in Suffolk to enhance the route for transport between the port of Felixstowe and the areas incorporating the...

Mental Health Services: Expenditure | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (11 days old [03/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by (a) how much and (b) what percentage expenditure on NHS mental health services in England increased by in each year since 2010.

Immigration | Home Office | Written Answers (12 days old [02/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of granting indefinite leave to remain to (a) overseas nationals working as...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (252 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 (252 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 (252 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 (257 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 (257 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 (258 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 (258 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 (258 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 (258 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 (258 days old [30/10/19])

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