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BBC News - UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn: General election will stop Brexit 'crisis' (1 hour 26 minutes old)

A general election would be the "change of direction" the UK needs, the Labour leader will say later.

Brexit: No-deal dossier shows worst-case scenario - Gove (16 hours old)

A no-deal Brexit will bring "bumps in the road", Michael Gove admits, as a leaked government document warns of food and drug shortages.

Michael Brown regrets 'stupid' £2.4m Lib Dem donation (1 day old)

Michael Brown says his 2005 gift of £2.4m - a party record - led to recognition and pain for his family.

Brexit: Tory MP Oliver Letwin rejects Corbyn as caretaker PM (1 day old)

But Oliver Letwin urges talks in the Commons to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Sajid Javid will 'simplify' the tax system in first Budget (1 day old)

The chancellor says he is a "low tax guy" and he wants to see "simpler" taxes when he delivers his Budget.

Ken Clarke: I wouldn't rule out becoming prime minister (2 days old [16/08/19])

Ex-chancellor says he'd be willing to lead "a government of national unity" to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Labour promises to tackle 'retail apocalypse' (1 day old)

The party wants to give councils powers to fill empty shops to avoid the creation of "ghost streets".

PM's partner Carrie Symonds makes first speech since No 10 move (2 days old [17/08/19])

Boris Johnson's partner, who joined him in Downing Street in July, addresses a wildlife event.

Jeremy Corbyn 'open to' law forcing Brexit delay (2 days old [16/08/19])

The Labour leader could push for an extension of Article 50, the BBC learns.

Strength of British military falls for ninth year (3 days old [16/08/19])

The government is accused of "running down" the military, as figures show a further drop in numbers.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Healthcare Staffing Levels | Health and Social Care | Commons debates (27 days old [23/07/19])

The Secretary of State has quite rightly outlined the global progress that has been made on the medical and nursing workforces, but he will be aware that the picture is very different in mental...

Addictions: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (31 days old [19/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270772 on Addiction Services, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number...

Pupils: Per Capita Costs | Department for Education | Written Answers (34 days old [16/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the level of education funding was per pupil in Suffolk in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2018-19.

Addictions: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (34 days old [16/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270773 on Addiction Services, what plans has he to increase the availability of...

Health Services: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (34 days old [16/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the level of healthcare funding was per head of population in Suffolk in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2018-19.

Health Services: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (34 days old [16/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the level of healthcare funding was per patient in Suffolk in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2018-19.

Drug Treatment Services | Westminster Hall debates (33 days old [16/07/19])

I congratulate the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) on securing the debate. I agree with everything he said. I draw the attention of Members to my declaration of interest as a...

Children and Mental Health Services - [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (33 days old [16/07/19])

My hon. Friend is making one of the best speeches that I have heard in this Chamber for some time, and is going into granular detail to make his case. In the medical workforce, the numbers of...

Children and Mental Health Services - [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (33 days old [16/07/19])

I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate; he is making some very good points. As he recognises, CAMHS are the Cinderella services of the Cinderella service—mental health is...

A14: Bridges | Department for Transport | Written Answers (40 days old [10/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many days the A14 Orwell Bridge has been closed in each year since 2000.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Nappies | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what financial support was available to re-useable nappy schemes in each year since 2005.

Fly-tipping: Fines | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much revenue has been raised from fines for fly-tipping in the last five years.

Landfill: Methane | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what funding his Department has made available to waste disposal authorities for the prevention of methane emissions from...

Food: Waste Disposal | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of the introduction of separate food waste collections...

Waste Management: Finance | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what financial support his Department provides to local authorities for investment in waste and recycling facilities.

Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries | Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | Written Answers (20 days old [30/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what funding the Government plans to allocate to the modernisation of the UK steel industry.

Waste Disposal: Crime | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (21 days old [29/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much has been spent on tackling waste crime in the last five years.

Agriculture: Plastics | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (21 days old [29/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Government has to tackle agricultural plastic pollution.

Waste Management | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (21 days old [29/07/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many local waste collection authorities own arms-length commercial waste collection services.

Plastic Pollution | Oral Answers to Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates (25 days old [25/07/19])

I welcome the new Secretary of State to her place. On 1 May, this House unanimously supported Labour’s declaration of an environment and climate emergency. The Center for International...

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