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MP Charlotte Nichols says Labour not acting on sexual misconduct (7 hours old)

Labour has said it will fully investigate any allegation of sexual harassment.

Geraint Davies: Three MPs say they were warned about him (4 hours old)

Three female MPs say they were advised to "watch out" for the Labour MP Geraint Davies.

Alleged sex offence MPs could face Parliament ban (10 hours old)

New plans could allow a panel to bar MPs and peers if the are accused of violent or sexual offences.

Boris Johnson to bypass government on Covid WhatsApps (8 hours old)

He has said he will give the Covid inquiry his messages in full, after the government refused to.

Offer made to civil servants in bid to end strikes (6 hours old)

Unions say the government has offered staff below senior grades a lump sum of £1,500.

Rishi Sunak prioritises illegal migration in European talks (1 day old)

Rishi Sunak was in Moldova for a summit of 47 nations that was dominated by the war in Ukraine.

Covid inquiry: Government will probably lose legal case, says minister (13 hours old)

Science minister George Freeman thinks the challenge is set to fail but says it is worth testing.

Free-speech tsar Arif Ahmed set to defend all views (1 day old)

Free speech and academic freedom in universities are facing "urgent threats", Prof Arif Ahmed says.

Wales FM enters deposit return scheme row (1 day old)

Mark Drakeford says he would "dispute" the UK government's moves to stop glass being included.

Senior Labour figures call for political reform of UK (1 day old)

A group led by former PM Gordon Brown says more powers need to be devolved to the nations and regions.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Dental Services: East of England - [Sir Mark Hendrick in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

My hon. Friend is making some very good points, and I congratulate him on securing the debate. He will recognise that there is a tension between payment by activity, which is not necessarily a...

Dental Services: Rural Areas | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [03/05/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to prevent closures of rural dentist practices.

Dental Services: Rural Areas | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [03/05/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve access to NHS dentist for people in rural areas.

Energy Suppliers and Consumer Rights | Westminster Hall debates (38 days old [25/04/23])

There is also a broader issue with the Government energy rebate during the winter period. People who live in park homes receive the energy rebate at the behest of the park home owner—they...

Fraud | Home Office | Written Answers (42 days old [21/04/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to take steps to provide guidance for (a) web hosting companies, (b) telephone infrastructure companies, (c)...

Levelling-up Funding: Broomhill Pool | Commons debates (46 days old [17/04/23])

I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Ipswich (Tom Hunt) on securing this debate. In my 13 years serving my constituents and the people of Suffolk in this House—he is right about...

Fraud | Attorney General | Written Answers (49 days old [14/04/23])

To ask the Attorney General, what plans the Government has to tackle the harmful emotional and financial effects of fraud on vulnerable and elderly people.

NHS: Temporary Employment | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (58 days old [05/04/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the financial cost of agency, bank, and other temporary staffing costs at NHS and NHS foundation trusts (a)...

Electronic Funds Transfer: Fraud | Treasury | Written Answers (60 days old [03/04/23])

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to take steps with the Payment Systems Regulator to increase the compensation available to people affected by authorised push payment fraud.

Home Office: Departmental Responsibilities | Home Office | Written Answers (60 days old [03/04/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government plans to introduce a Minister for Economic Crime.

Tom Hunt's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Student Visas | Commons debates (9 days old [24/05/23])

I am uncomfortable with net migration at current levels, as I believe are most of my constituents. I understand what the Government are doing about one-year taught masters; they seem to be about...

Engagements | Prime Minister | Commons debates (9 days old [24/05/23])

I really look forward to welcoming the Prime Minister to Portman Road for Ipswich Town against Southampton next season. Of course, in addition to Ipswich Town, Ipswich Wanderers have also been...

Immigration Policies: Scotland | Home Department | Commons debates (11 days old [22/05/23])

Does my right hon. Friend agree that, when thinking about the level of net migration, we should consider not just GDP and economic impact but the social and cultural impact of such rapid change,...

Special Educational Needs: Young People | Department for Education | Written Answers (14 days old [19/05/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether parents with young people with SEND have applied to the Fair Access Protocol.

Special Educational Needs: Young People | Department for Education | Written Answers (15 days old [18/05/23])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many young people have not been admitted to the school named in their education, health and care plan in each of the last five years.

Public Order Act 2023 | Commons debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

Does my hon. Friend find it curious that the Labour contribution to this debate seems to be for shadow Ministers to heckle speeches from Conservatives and not to offer any speeches of their own?...

Public Order Act 2023 | Commons debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

You are on the side of reckless protesters who, time and again, want to grind our settlements to a halt. It is absolutely clear. I will draw my remarks to a close, but will watch with interest...

Public Order Act 2023 | Commons debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

It is clear that I have touched a nerve here. I find the interplay between the SNP and the Labour party quite remarkable. The reality is that the Labour party has made it clear time and again...

Public Order Act 2023 | Commons debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

I will not be giving way anymore. I also saw locally that the Just Stop Oil activists, once they had finished their protests, went and joined another protest that was attended by the Labour...

Public Order Act 2023 | Commons debates (17 days old [16/05/23])

I am not really sure what the point was there. I have said that there is a tension in the Labour party: we have no such tension on this side of the House. And we do not have a problem with...

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