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Brexit: Hold your nerve, Raab tells 'jittery' Tories (3 hours old)

Brexit secretary says "the end is in sight" in talks with the EU and MPs should wait to see the deal.

Brexit: Bid to block EU's Northern Ireland 'backstop' (10 hours old)

An ex-Brexit minister wants a legal bar on Northern Ireland being treated differently to the rest of the UK.

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis (2 hours old)

The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.

Scots Tories against fishing policy extension (5 hours old)

Scottish minister Fergus Ewing says "full powers" over the industry should go to Holyrood after Brexit.

People's Vote march: Hundreds of thousands attend London protest (21 hours old)

Protesters calling for a referendum on the final deal have attended a mass rally in central London.

Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab (10 hours old)

Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Ireland.

Sturgeon boycotts event in far-right row (1 day old)

The first minister said the inclusion of Steve Bannon - a former Trump aide - risked normalising far-right views.

Anonymous Pro-Brexit ads on Facebook say 'bin Chequers' (1 day old)

A senior MP questions how a pro-Brexit website can run adverts without saying who has paid for them.

Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg (2 days old [19/10/18])

The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook's global affairs and communications team.

Amber Rudd: I'd like to be home secretary again (2 days old [19/10/18])

Ex-cabinet minister tells the BBC's Nick Robinson she was misled by civil servants over the Windrush scandal.

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Lord Framlingham's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Brexit: Negotiations - Question | Lords debates (45 days old [06/09/18])

I am grateful to the Minister for that Answer. I urge him not to listen to the doom-mongers on this issue who constantly talk about crashing out and falling off the cliffs. I ask him to sell the...

Brexit: Negotiations - Question | Lords debates (45 days old [06/09/18])

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what individual representations they have received from other European Union member states about the present state of negotiations for the United...

HS2: Budget and Costs - Question | Lords debates (89 days old [24/07/18])

My Lords, can I beg the Minister to do all she can to persuade the Government to abandon this insane vanity project? It is causing misery to thousands of people along the proposed route whose...

Govia Thameslink - Statement | Lords debates (110 days old [03/07/18])

My Lords, given the chaos that is now reigning nationwide on the railway network, I think it is generally admitted that the time has surely come to scrap the ridiculous HS2 project and spend the...

Bee Population - Question for Short Debate | Lords debates (124 days old [19/06/18])

My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Viscount, Lord Falkland. I thoroughly enjoyed his speech, which widened our debate hugely. We are all learning so much this afternoon. I am...

Serious Violence Strategy - Motion to Take Note | Lords debates (132 days old [11/06/18])

Does the Minister appreciate that in her remarks she has not mentioned either the role of the family or the importance of parental responsibility? Many people feel that those are at the heart of...

Flood Risk - Question | Lords debates (132 days old [11/06/18])

My Lords, I know that the Minister is well aware of the value of trees in general and regarding flooding in particular. I again urge him to do all he can to encourage tree planting in areas that...

Railways: East Coast Main Line - Question | Lords debates (151 days old [23/05/18])

My Lords, may I suggest to the Minister that she might reconsider the question of HS2? If HS2 is abandoned, as it ought to be if there is any common sense in the world, there would be plenty of...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Third Reading | Lords debates (158 days old [16/05/18])

Does the noble Baroness accept that nobody is keener on the environment than me, as many people in this House know? I am simply saying that this is not the vehicle for it.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Third Reading | Lords debates (158 days old [16/05/18])

With the leave of the House, may I ask a question?

Ben Gummer's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Government Departments: Consultants | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (542 days old [27/04/17])

Holding answer received on 02 March 2017 It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Conduct guidance for General Election, 8 June 2017 | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (549 days old [20/04/17])

The Prime Minister will write to ministerial colleagues providing guidance on the conduct of government business during the general election period. The Cabinet Secretary has issued parallel...

Conduct guidance for elections on 4 May | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (551 days old [18/04/17])

On 4 May 2017, elections will take place to local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland, including for directly elected Mayors to seven Combined Authorities, and two local district...

Viscount Rothermere | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (570 days old [30/03/17])

Holding answer received on 08 February 2017 I understand David Cameron met Lord Rothermere socially on the evening of 11 February. The records on Gov.uk now reflect this.

Cabinet Committees | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (570 days old [30/03/17])

Today the Government is publishing an updated list of Cabinet Committees and Implementation Taskforces. As part of the changes, the Prime Minister will chair two new Sub-Committees of the...

George Osborne | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (576 days old [24/03/17])

Holding answer received on 23 March 2017 It is a longstanding convention that former Ministers are allowed reasonable access to the papers that were issued to them when in office....

George Osborne | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (576 days old [24/03/17])

Holding answer received on 23 March 2017 All meetings between Ministers and newspapers and other media proprietors, editors and senior executives held in an official, social and...

Local Government: Property | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (578 days old [22/03/17])

We want to build on the success of One Public Estate and are on track to reach 95% of English councils by March 2018. We will be announcing a further funding round in April to support more...

Government Departments: Databases | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (578 days old [22/03/17])

The data sharing measures in the Digital Economy Bill will enable more effective data sharing to improve the public services and functions we deliver. In addition the Government Transformation...

Topical Questions | Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster | Commons debates (578 days old [22/03/17])

My hon. Friend has it in one: not only does this initiative allow us to save costs so that we can direct money to the frontline, but it means that public services are far simpler for our citizens...

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