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BBC News - UK Politics

Russia 'interference' report to be published (1 hour 37 minutes old)

The intelligence watchdog will give its findings on alleged involvement in an election and the Brexit vote.

'Almost certain' Russians sought to interfere in UK election - Raab (1 hour 3 minutes old)

The government publishes a report on a leaked document used by Labour at the 2019 election.

Shamima Begum can return to UK to fight for citizenship, Court of Appeal rules (1 hour 44 minutes old)

The 20-year-old, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria, has been denied a fair hearing, judges say.

Charity boss Tony Sewell to head government race commission (1 hour 42 minutes old)

No 10 confirms Tony Sewell will lead the new body looking into "all aspects" of racial disparity.

Coronavirus: UK payrolls shrink by 649,000 jobs in lockdown (2 hours old)

Official figures reveal a drop in the number in employment, with young people hard hit.

PM suggests York as Parliament's temporary home (4 hours old)

MPs and peers may need to move while the Palace of Westminster undergoes restoration works.

Ministers unveil post-Brexit powers for UK nations (15 hours old)

The proposals threaten to "strip power" from the Scottish Parliament, the SNP says.

Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards suspended for year after assault caution (16 hours old)

Jonathan Edwards must "undertake a period of self-reflection", said Plaid Cymru.

Coronavirus: PM promises future independent inquiry (19 hours old)

But a bereaved families group says an inquiry is needed now to learn lessons if there is a second spike.

Gadget-makers face ban on easy-to-guess passwords (13 hours old)

UK government also proposes manufacturers inform buyers how long security updates will be provided for.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Methadone: Prescriptions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [14/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2020 to Question 61461 on Methadone: Prescriptions, what discussion his department has had with Public...

Swimming Pools: Coronavirus | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (3 days old [13/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department plans to take to allow private swimming pools that are available for public hire to reopen safely as...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers (6 days old [10/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to ensure that official development assistance is spent effectively on tackling poverty and gender...

Outdoor Recreation: Coronavirus | Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Written Answers (8 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the viability of allowing outdoor (a) country festivals and (b) other outdoor...

Coronavirus: Disease Control | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (8 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level risk to people shielding from covid-19 who are now able to return to work.

Methadone: Prescriptions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (8 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to enable the use of electronic FP 10 MDA prescriptions during the covid-19 outbreak.

Methadone: Prescriptions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (8 days old [08/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the use of electronic prescription for FP10 MDA prescriptions.

A14: Suffolk | Department for Transport | Written Answers (10 days old [06/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide additional funding to upgrade the A14 in Suffolk.

A14: Suffolk | Department for Transport | Written Answers (10 days old [06/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to upgrade the A14 in Suffolk to enhance the route for transport between the port of Felixstowe and the areas incorporating the...

Mental Health Services: Expenditure | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (13 days old [03/07/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by (a) how much and (b) what percentage expenditure on NHS mental health services in England increased by in each year since 2010.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (253 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 (253 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 (253 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 (259 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 (259 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 (260 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 (260 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 (259 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 (259 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 (259 days old [30/10/19])

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