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BBC News - UK Politics

Brexit: Talks enter last day before crunch EU summit (1 hour 19 minutes old)

Brexit negotiations enter a key 24 hours, as EU leaders prepare to meet at a summit in Brussels.

SNP conference: Nicola Sturgeon says indyref2 'must happen next year' (15 hours old)

The SNP leader tells her party's conference that Westminster has 'no right' to block a Scottish independence referendum.

Conservative campaign leaflets: Vote for rivals puts Brexit at risk (17 hours old)

Campaign material suggests the party accepts the UK might not have left the EU by the time of an election.

Curbing MP abuse 'not high priority' for leaders, says watchdog (15 hours old)

The intimidation of MPs and their staff is threatening democracy, claims the UK standards watchdog.

Turkey-Syria offensive: UK government halts arms export licences to Turkey (16 hours old)

Exports will be kept under review amid Turkey's military actions in Syria, the foreign secretary says.

Party election broadcasts: How have they changed and do they still matter? (15 hours old)

On the anniversary of the first appearance of the campaign tool on our screens, we look at their impact.

Corbyn: Voter ID plans discriminate against ethnic minorities (21 hours old)

The government's plans will "disproportionately" affect ethnic minorities, the Labour leader says.

Ruth Davidson to chair ITV mental health advisory group (18 hours old)

The group was created following the deaths of participants who had appeared in two ITV shows.

Extinction Rebellion to join Welsh ministers' conference (21 hours old)

Climate change activists are invited to a Welsh Government event amid a ban in London.

Thomas Cook ex-boss grilled over £500,000 bonus (13 hours old)

Peter Fankhauser says he was not solely at fault for the firm's collapse but will reconsider the reward.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Procedure for Appointing Judges - [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (7 days old [08/10/19])

As I was sitting here, it occurred to me that a former colleague of ours, albeit from before our time in the House, Humfrey Malins, who was the hon. Member for Woking, was, while he was a sitting...

Procedure for Appointing Judges - [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (7 days old [08/10/19])

I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing the debate, and I agree with much of what he has said. I support the separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary. Many...

Health Services: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (13 days old [03/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the annual commissioning budget for East Suffolk and Ipswich CCG was in each year since 2012.

Ipswich Hospital: Staff | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (13 days old [03/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many clinical staff were employed by Ipswich Hospital in each year since 2010.

Railways: Freight | Department for Transport | Written Answers (13 days old [03/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has for a Felixstowe to Nuneaton freight rail link; and if he will make a statement.

Bypasses: Ipswich | Department for Transport | Written Answers (13 days old [03/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the environment of an Ipswich Northern Bypass; and if he will make a statement.

Social Care Funding - [Sir Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (14 days old [01/10/19])

The better care fund and how it is applied on the ground locally varies across the country. Overall, the impact has been disappointing in terms of the ambition for that fund. I urge my hon....

Social Care Funding - [Sir Charles Walker in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (14 days old [01/10/19])

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Charles. It is also a pleasure to participate in this debate, albeit briefly, and I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull...

Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (37 days old [09/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of mental-health bed admissions there were under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (42 days old [03/09/19])

Despite all the positive announcements and the extra Government funding that will be passed on to local authorities to give to schools for special educational needs, there is a challenge. As we...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Racism in Football | Commons debates (19 hours old)

I must confess that the Minister took some of the wind out of my sails: I was going to ask him if he agreed with me about the magnificent professionalism and dignity of Tyrone Mings in making his...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

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 of...

Waste Disposal: Finance | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to inform local authorities of changes to financing waste collection as a result of the...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the potential (a) costs and (b) benefits to local government finances of the introduction of...

Beverage Containers: Recycling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

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 findings of the Impact Assessment, Introducing a...

Carry Over Motions | Leader of the House | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

To ask the Leader of the House, which of the 48 remaining orders and notices listed on the Order Paper for Monday 30 September 2019 will be carried over into a subsequent session of Parliament...

Roads: Suffolk | Department for Transport | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with Suffolk county council on the Ipswich northern route since 1 January 2019.

Tax Avoidance | Treasury | Written Answers (8 days old [08/10/19])

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of taxpayers working for a single employer under a Loan Charge scheme who would not have had the choice of being...

Sixth Form Colleges: Assessments | Department for Education | Written Answers (9 days old [07/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance his Department has issued to teachers at 6th-form colleges on gaining timely access to pupils' previous school's test results in order...

Academies: Assessments | Department for Education | Written Answers (9 days old [07/10/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department will take to ensure the timely publication of (a) GCSE and (b) other test results by multi-academy-trust run schools.

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