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Coronavirus: Too early to consider lockdown exit strategy, says Raab (1 hour 7 minutes old)

The foreign secretary says measures are "beginning to work", as the number of deaths reaches 5,373.

Labour: Ed Miliband returns to Labour shadow cabinet (2 hours old)

The former party leader is appointed shadow business secretary by Sir Keir Starmer.

Coronavirus: Closing parks and open spaces in lockdown should be 'last resort' (3 hours old)

The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon defends response to Calderwood revelations (3 hours old)

Scotland's first minister says she is "deeply sorry" for the situation, but stands by her decision-making.

Coronavirus: Labour MP Tony Lloyd in hospital (4 hours old)

Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd, 70, is said to be in a stable condition and responding to treatment.

Coronavirus: Key workers 'overlooked and underpaid', says Starmer (1 day old)

The new Labour leader says the wealthy will have to pay more after the coronavirus crisis.

Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy appointed shadow foreign secretary (23 hours old)

New Labour leader Keir Starmer announces his shadow cabinet, with key jobs for Lisa Nandy and Anneliese Dodds.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stays isolated with mild symptoms (3 days old [03/04/20])

Boris Johnson had been due to come out of self-isolation but is continuing to work from home.

Coronavirus: Tech firms summoned over 'crackpot' 5G conspiracies (1 day old)

Government will tell social media firms to take down posts more quickly after attacks on masts.

Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn's wife says he was 'vilified' (3 days old [03/04/20])

Laura Alvarez speaks of attacks by the media and "his own party" on husband's final day in the job.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Divisions: Coronavirus | Leader of the House | Written Answers (18 days old [19/03/20])

To ask the Leader of the House, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of using alternative voting methods in the House of Commons during the covid-19 outbreak.

Divisions: Coronavirus | Leader of the House | Written Answers (19 days old [18/03/20])

To ask the Leader of the House, what recent assessment he has made of the potential health implications relating to covid-19 of hon. Membes voting in the division lobbies.

Divisions: Electronic Voting | Leader of the House | Written Answers (19 days old [18/03/20])

To ask the Leader of the House, what plans he has to introduce electronic voting in divisions; and if he will make a statement.

Animal Welfare: Trade Agreements | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [17/03/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his Department's plans are on animal welfare standards in future trade deals.

NHS: Oxygen | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (20 days old [17/03/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the reserves of oxygen used to treat patient’s in respiratory distress at healthcare...

Coronavirus | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (26 days old [11/03/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that retired medical staff will be (a) re-registered and (b) re-certified to practice in...

Palestinian School Curriculum: Radicalisation - [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (27 days old [10/03/20])

I apologise for not being here at the start of the debate; I too was at a Select Committee hearing. Given that this has been an issue for 19 years, what faith does the Minister genuinely have...

Health Inequalities | Commons debates (33 days old [04/03/20])

Absolutely, and that key problem was also highlighted in Dame Carol Black’s report. I should refer to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests at this point. I...

Health Inequalities | Commons debates (33 days old [04/03/20])

I will give way very briefly.

Health Inequalities | Commons debates (33 days old [04/03/20])

Thank you for calling me, Madam Deputy Speaker, and I draw your attention to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests as a practising NHS psychiatrist. It is a...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (152 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 (152 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 (152 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 (158 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 (158 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 (159 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 (159 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 (159 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 (159 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 (159 days old [30/10/19])

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