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BBC News - UK Politics

Truss declares Macron a friend as pair forge working relationship (8 hours old)

French president says he hopes for a "new phase" in relations after talks with UK prime minister.

UK defies climate warnings with new oil and gas licences (6 hours old)

More than 100 licences are expected to be granted for new fossil fuel exploration in the North Sea.

Piers Morgan presses Nadhim Zahawi to apologise for UK market turmoil (7 hours old)

Broadcaster Piers Morgan presses the MP on Question Time to make a "simple apology" to Britons.

Homes face winter power cuts in worst-case scenario, says National Grid (11 hours old)

Cuts would probably occur at peak times and customers would be warned in advance.

Nadine Dorries accuses government of 'lurching to right' (16 hours old)

Conservatives are facing a "wipeout" at the next election, ex-culture secretary Nadine Dorries says.

Liz Truss's speech ends showcase of dysfunction and division (1 day old)

Growth is just one of many problems facing the Tory government, the BBC's political editor says.

Labour's claims on mortgages and the economy fact-checked (14 hours old)

Checking Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy's claims about mortgage rates, tax and energy companies.

NI Protocol dispute will not be resolved by 28 October, says Coveney (9 hours old)

If devolution is not restored by then, the NI secretary is obliged to set a date for a Stormont election.

Social care: Delay cap on costs to ease crisis, councils warn (1 day old)

Councils in England say social care reforms have left them facing serious financial pressures.

Liz Truss speech: PM pledges to get country through 'stormy days' (1 day old)

In her first party conference speech as PM, Liz Truss vows to take on the "anti-growth coalition".

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Agriculture: Tax Allowances | Treasury | Written Answers (112 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 (112 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 (112 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 (112 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 (113 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 (113 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 (113 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 (113 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 (113 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 (113 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 (1066 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 (1066 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 (1066 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 (1072 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 (1072 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 (1073 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 (1073 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 (1072 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 (1072 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 (1072 days old [30/10/19])

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