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BBC News - UK Politics

General election 2019: Boris Johnson criticised over reaction to sick boy image (59 minutes old)

The PM initially refused to look at the picture of Jack Williment-Barr and took a reporter's phone away.

General election 2019: Labour vows Budget 'to end austerity' in first 100 days (5 hours old)

John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.

General election 2019: Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee (1 hour 48 minutes old)

The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".

General election 2019: Boris Johnson's Brexit plan 'presents major challenge' (6 hours old)

A leaked government document says customs plans for Northern Ireland may not be ready in time.

General election 2019: Jo Swinson defends stance on transgender rights (3 hours old)

The Lib Dem leader says allowing gender self-identification will address widespread "demonisation".

General election 2019: Boris Johnson targets Labour Leave seats in final push (1 hour 58 minutes old)

The prime minister tours Labour seats that voted for Brexit, three days before the election.

Nicola Sturgeon: Treatment of Scotland justifies indyref2 (7 hours old)

The first minister says an independence poll should be held even if the UK does not leave the EU.

General Election 2019: NHS boss - Parties 'ducked' big issues (17 hours old)

Chris Hopson says election debate has "fallen short" with regard to long-term solutions for the NHS.

Billionaire John Caudwell goes head-to-head with Labour's John McDonnell (17 hours old)

John Caudwell goes head-to-head with the shadow chancellor after he stated that nobody needs or deserves to be a billionaire.

Who should I vote for? General election 2019: Compare the party manifestos (2 hours old)

Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Renaissance of East Anglian Fisheries Study | Westminster Hall debates (34 days old [05/11/19])

I pay tribute to my hon. Friend’s strong advocacy for his fishing fleets in Lowestoft, which he has always demonstrated in his time as the Member of Parliament for Waveney. In East Anglia,...

Medicine: Education | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (34 days old [05/11/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to bring forward the point of full registration of doctors with the GMC to graduation from medical school.

Petition - Ipswich Northern Bypass | Commons debates (39 days old [31/10/19])

Mr Speaker, may I briefly pay tribute to your diligent stewardship of the House in the nine years or so that I have been here and to all you have done to modernise the procedures of this place,...

Medicine: Education | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (39 days old [31/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce a national exam for all medical students in England upon graduating from medical school.

Kashmir: Politics and Government | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers (39 days old [31/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on Kashmir; and if he will make a statement.

Early parliamentary general election | Early Parliamentary General Election Bill | Commons debates (40 days old [29/10/19])

On the issue of access to polling stations, my hon. Friend may wish to consider the fact that my electoral registration officers in Suffolk tell me that it is particularly challenging to get...

Endometriosis Workplace Support | Westminster Hall debates (41 days old [29/10/19])

One of the challenges that the Minister will face when responding to the debate is that while there are medical guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and I think...

Endometriosis Workplace Support | Westminster Hall debates (41 days old [29/10/19])

My right hon. Friend makes a very good case and highlights the challenges faced by many women with endometriosis. He will recognise that many people have other chronic health conditions, such as...

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs: Public Appointments | Home Office | Written Answers (49 days old [21/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is her policy that an individual's support for drugs policy reform is compatible with membership of the Advisory Council on the...

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs: Public Appointments | Home Office | Written Answers (49 days old [21/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether Ministers have vetoed appointments to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (33 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 (33 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 (33 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 (39 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 (39 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 (40 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 (40 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 (40 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 (40 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 (40 days old [30/10/19])

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