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BBC News - UK Politics

Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted (3 hours old)

Boris Johnson says "we must reserve the right to go further" with measures if cases keep rising.

Brexit letter warns of 7,000-truck queues in Kent (6 hours old)

Exporters to the EU face two-day delays to trade after transition period ends, a cabinet minister warns.

Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced 'herd immunity' backlash, emails show (9 hours old)

Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.

Women 'should be protected' under hate crime laws (2 hours old)

The Law Commission recommends treating misogyny like other forms of discrimination.

Keir Starmer: Labour must 'get serious about winning' (22 hours old)

The Labour leader also attacks Boris Johnson's "serial incompetence" in his first conference speech.

Coronavirus: Work from home 'if you can', Michael Gove says (23 hours old)

Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says the message for England is changing as infections surge.

Changes to gender recognition laws ruled out (13 hours old)

Ministers decide existing laws are adequate to help trans people have their gender legally recognised.

Brexit bill moves on despite MPs' concerns (13 hours old)

The Internal Market Bill's powers to override the Brexit divorce deal have prompted a row with the EU.

Coronavirus: Party conferences in a Covid world (18 hours old)

They can't meet up in person this year, so what are the political parties doing instead?

Covid: UK coronavirus alert level moving to 4 (1 day old)

The move, ahead of a statement from the PM, reflects that transmission is "high or rising exponentially".

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for developing sexual health policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health gambling policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for public health drugs policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and Trace...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health alcohol policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health tobacco smoking policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for public health addictions policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of drive-in covid-19 tests at test centre sites in Suffolk to ensure that people do not...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase the capacity of (a) drive-in covid-19 testing centres, (b) school testing and (c) other testing...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support Suffolk County Council to increase covid-19 testing capacity in Suffolk.

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure key workers in Suffolk receive same day testing for covid-19.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (322 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 (322 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 (322 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 (328 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 (328 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 (329 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 (329 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 (328 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 (328 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 (328 days old [30/10/19])

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