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Are Rayner's troubles a sign of what's to come for Labour? (1 day old)

Angela Rayner is seen as a major asset for Labour but a police probe will cause problems for the party.

Rayner: I'll stand down if I've broken the law (22 hours old)

Labour's deputy leader says she will quit if she has committed a crime amid a row over where she lived.

The honeytrap mystery is even stranger than we thought (1 day old)

The BBC unearths crucial new details about the WhatsApp phishing scandal rocking Westminster.

GDP rises in February increasing hopes UK is out of recession (1 day old)

The economy grew by 0.1%, official figures show, with the production sector providing the biggest boost.

Starmer 'absolutely' committed to nuclear weapons (1 day old)

The Labour leader also says he would match the Tory aim of raising defence spending to 2.5% of GDP.

Energy minister Graham Stuart quits government (1 day old)

The MP, who has been replaced by Justin Tomlinson, says the prime minister has his full support.

Former shadow minister readmitted to Labour Party (1 day old)

The MP for Enfield Southgate is reinstated as an investigation into a claim about his conduct ends.

Fresh questions for Barclay on incinerator decision (2 days old [12/04/24])

The environment secretary is involved in a row over actions on the Wisbech waste plant.

UK laser weapon could be sent to Ukraine war zone (1 day old)

The defence secretary said the laser could be used to take down Russian drones as early as 2027.

Donelan's libel bills cost taxpayers £34,000 (2 days old [11/04/24])

New figures reveal full cost of minister's legal fight with academic she falsely accused of extremism.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

UK Food Security | Westminster Hall debates (25 days old [19/03/24])

I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing the debate. I agree entirely that if we are to protect the consumer, we also have an interest in supporting and protecting the long-term sustainability of...

Planning Reform - [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (31 days old [13/03/24])

I do not disagree with a number of my right hon. Friend’s points. One concern that people have at a local level in Suffolk, and more generally, about additional house building is that it...

Neonicotinoids and other Pesticides - [Gordon Henderson in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (39 days old [05/03/24])

I will give the hon. Gentleman a medical analogy—I am a practising doctor, as he may be aware. I may prefer certain medications over others and recognise that a medication I prescribe may...

Neonicotinoids and other Pesticides - [Gordon Henderson in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (39 days old [05/03/24])

I am sympathetic to a lot of the points the hon. Gentleman is making, but does he not think that authorisation every year is a fairly reasonable position to get to in the absence of an...

Farming in Wales and the UK | Westminster Hall debates (39 days old [05/03/24])

I congratulate the hon. Member on securing this debate, and I very much agree with all the points that he has made. He will be aware that in much of East Anglia, just as in Wales, one in eight...

National Grid | Department for Energy Security and Net Zero | Written Answers (53 days old [21/02/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will have discussions with the National Grid on ensuring that the statutory consultation on the Norwich to Tilbury...

National Grid | Department for Energy Security and Net Zero | Written Answers (53 days old [21/02/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will have discussions with National Grid on ensuring that the statutory consultation on the Norwich to Tilbury...

National Grid: Environment Protection | Department for Energy Security and Net Zero | Written Answers (53 days old [21/02/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will have discussions with National Grid on ensuring that energy infrastructure projects comply with HM Treasury's...

National Grid: Environment Protection | Department for Energy Security and Net Zero | Written Answers (53 days old [21/02/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of Ofgem's role in enforcing the use of the Treasury Green Book...

Physician Associates | Commons debates (66 days old [07/02/24])

The Minister is being generous in giving, and we are taking advantage of the slightly extended time we have for this Adjournment debate, but it is an important issue, because it is about patient...

Tom Hunt's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Energy: Conservation | Department for Energy Security and Net Zero | Written Answers (26 days old [19/03/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if her Department will update its information on energy efficiency online to include the potential costs savings of (a) circulator...

Prostate Cancer: Screening | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (26 days old [19/03/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason there is no national screening programme for prostate cancer.

SEND Provision | Commons debates (30 days old [14/03/24])

I am pleased to hear that. I would be interested to sit down with the Minister and the Chair of the Select Committee to interrogate and understand that in more detail.

SEND Provision | Commons debates (30 days old [14/03/24])

It is a great pleasure to speak in the debate. First, I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Wellingborough (Gen Kitchen). It is always good to make a maiden speech about special educational...

SEND Provision | Commons debates (30 days old [14/03/24])

This is not just the morally right and good thing to do for the individuals in question and their families, but it is massively good for wider society because it unlocks the potential of...

Extremism Definition and Community Engagement | Commons debates (30 days old [14/03/24])

I do not want to be accused of dialling up the rhetoric, but I must say that I and millions of people in this country are utterly fed up with these protests that have been taking place in our...

Business of the House | Commons debates (30 days old [14/03/24])

When Mark Murphy was a presenter at BBC Radio Suffolk, it is fair to say that we had a bit of a mixed relationship—he was probably the most robust questioner I have ever encountered....

Illegal Migration | Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office | Commons debates (33 days old [12/03/24])

Small boat crossings continue to be a massive concern for my constituents, many of whom point out to me that there is some logic to the argument that if those who illegally enter our country from...

Illegal Migration | Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office | Commons debates (33 days old [12/03/24])

What diplomatic steps his Department is taking to help tackle illegal migration.

Social Care | Health and Social Care | Commons debates (40 days old [05/03/24])

The idea of a social care cost cap has dropped off the agenda slightly. I know it is incredibly expensive, but I continue to be contacted by constituents who face losing everything. When often...

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