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Partygate: No 10 braced for Sue Gray's report into lockdown parties (5 hours old)

The senior civil servant's report into Downing Street lockdown parties is to be sent to No 10 later.

Cost of living: Government plan to help households could come within days (6 hours old)

Measures could be announced as soon as Thursday after growing pressure on Downing Street, the BBC learns.

Government ready for difficult day over Gray report (8 hours old)

Tory MPs' anger over Partygate has cooled but will this still be the case when Sue Gray's report is published?

Why some farmers are turning away from the Tories (6 hours old)

The mood is shifting in an industry destabilised by economic shocks and post-Brexit reforms.

Where are government heads at over cost of living? (9 hours old)

BBC political editor Chris Mason outlines the latest thoughts on how to help households facing price hikes.

New MPs' code of conduct to tighten lobbying rules (9 hours old)

But the proposals from the Commons standards committee do not go as far as banning second jobs.

Partygate: Insiders tell of packed No 10 lockdown parties (15 hours old)

Staff describe bins overflowing with bottles, people sitting on each other's laps and colleagues sleeping in the office.

Rail strike: RMT union votes for national action (8 hours old)

RMT members vote in favour of strike action across Network Rail and 13 train operating companies.

Irish language and Ulster Scots bill to be introduced at Westminster (7 hours old)

The Irish language and Ulster Scots legislation was part of a deal to restore Stormont institutions in 2020.

Energy price cap: Typical energy bill set to rise by £800 a year in October (16 hours old)

Industry regulator Ofgem warns households that they should expect higher energy bills this winter.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Myanmar: Health Services | Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office | Written Answers (6 days old [19/05/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to support the Health Partnerships for Myanmar group.

Refugees: Ukraine | Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities | Written Answers (7 days old [18/05/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he plans to offer financial assistance to Ukrainian families who travelled to the UK either on the (a) Homes for...

NHS: Workplace Pensions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (27 days old [28/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2022 to Question 153887, on NHS: Workplace Pensions, what assessment he has made of the impact on NHS...

Psychology: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (29 days old [26/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to increase funding for psychology services in the NHS.

NHS: Workplace Pensions | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of the annual pension contribution cap has had on retention and recruitment of staff...

NHS: Crimes against the Person | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of physical assaults reported on NHS staff at West Suffolk Hospital in 2020-21.

NHS: Crimes against the Person | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of physical assaults reported on NHS staff at Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust on 2020-21.

NHS: Crimes against the Person | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of physical assaults reported on NHS staff at the James Paget Hospital in 2020-21.

NHS: Crimes against the Person | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data his Department holds on the number of physical assaults reported on NHS staff at the East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation...

NHS: Crimes against the Person | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (30 days old [25/04/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many physical assaults on NHS staff were reported in England in (a) 2020 and (b) 2021.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (931 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 (931 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 (931 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 (937 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 (937 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 (938 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 (938 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 (937 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 (937 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 (937 days old [30/10/19])

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