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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak vows to 'protect jobs and livelihoods' (16 minutes old)

The chancellor extends furlough for workers - and sets out plans to increase business taxes in his Budget.

Budget 2021: Key points at-a-glance (34 minutes old)

Rishi Sunak has delivered his annual Budget in the House of Commons. Here's what you need to know.

Budget 2021: Economy to recover 'six months faster than forecast' (41 minutes old)

However, the chancellor says repairing the long-term economic damage from Covid "will take time".

Sturgeon 'had no reason to want to get' Salmond (2 hours old)

Scotland's first minister tells an inquiry that claims of a plot against her predecessor are "absurd".

The seven key questions facing Nicola Sturgeon (17 hours old)

The answers given by Scotland's first minister in evidence to a Holyrood committee could be crucial for her political future.

Shaun Bailey: Tory mayoral candidate says universal income would be used for drugs (3 hours old)

London Tory mayoral candidate said people would buy "lots of drugs" with a universal basic income.

Fishing firms could go bust over Brexit, MPs told (18 hours old)

Industry figures warn extra costs could see British firms relocate to Europe or stop trading.

Covid: Labour suspends Oxford councillor for getting jab 'privately' (2 hours old)

The Labour party investigates after Jamila Azad claimed to have been vaccinated by a private doctor.

Downing Street: Plan to fund makeover of PM's residence 'speculation' (16 hours old)

Tory benefactors could pay for refurbishments to Boris Johnson's residence, unconfirmed reports suggest.

Sir Keir Starmer's critics in Labour become increasingly vocal (1 day old)

The Labour leader is not being strident enough in opposition, two ex-shadow ministers say.

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Gyms: Coronavirus | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (2 days old [01/03/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will (a) publish a timeline for re-opening gyms and (b) confirm the status of gyms as essential businesses that provide...

Health: Gyms | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (2 days old [01/03/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of gyms in improving the health and fitness of their members and providing...

Gyms: Coronavirus | Treasury | Written Answers (2 days old [01/03/21])

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support he plans to make available to gyms in respect of (a) VAT and (b) the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to enable those businesses to re-open...

Coronavirus: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (5 days old [26/02/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of people with a recorded infection of covid-19 make a full recovery following successful hospital treatment.

Road Traffic Offences: Speed Limits | Department for Transport | Written Answers (7 days old [24/02/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of a national speeding campaign to tackle speeding offences on rural roads.

Road Traffic Offences: Speed Limits | Department for Transport | Written Answers (7 days old [24/02/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department plans to take to tackle persistent speeding drivers on rural roads and through rural communities.

Coronavirus: Vaccination | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (9 days old [22/02/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support elderly people to book appointments for covid-19 vaccination (a) online, (b) on the phone...

Voter Fraud | Cabinet Office | Commons debates (20 days old [11/02/21])

The Minister will be aware that, during the previous election and, indeed, during the 2017 election, there was considerable concern about students potentially voting in more than one location. Is...

Voter Fraud | Cabinet Office | Commons debates (20 days old [11/02/21])

What plans he has to tackle voter fraud in elections.

Coronavirus: Vaccination | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (22 days old [09/02/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all vulnerable people are coded correctly by their GP surgery to ensure they receive...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (483 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 (483 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 (483 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 (489 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 (489 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 (490 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 (490 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 (489 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 (490 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 (490 days old [30/10/19])

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