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BBC News - UK Politics

Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' on recalling Parliament (1 hour 24 minutes old)

The Supreme Court will hear two appeals that will determine whether the PM acted lawfully in suspending Parliament.

Brexit: Boris Johnson attacked by Luxembourg PM over 'nightmare' (10 hours old)

The PM says the EU is "fed up" with endless delays, as the Luxembourg PM chastises him at a press conference.

Boris Johnson: 'I will obey the law' (17 hours old)

The prime minister has told the BBC he will follow the law, but will leave the EU at the end of October.

Lib Dem government to stop Brexit on day one - Swinson (12 hours old)

The new leader promises to revoke Article 50 on the first day of a Liberal Democrat government.

Liz Truss apologises over 'inadvertent' Saudi military sales (10 hours old)

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss tells a court a promise to halt export licences was broken.

Lib Dem conference: Chuka Umunna attacks Jeremy Corbyn for 'illiberal' leadership (18 hours old)

The Lib Dem MP criticises his former leader for "lauding authoritarian regimes".

Guardian apologises for David Cameron editorial (23 hours old)

The paper claims the ex-PM has only ever felt "privileged pain" and reflects on the death of his son.

David Cameron: Boris Johnson backed Leave to 'help career' (1 day old)

The former PM claims Boris Johnson did not believe in Brexit during the 2016 referendum campaign.

Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit if they win general election (1 day old)

Members vote in favour of the policy, which would see the party revoke Article 50 if they took power.

Former Conservative MP Sam Gyimah joins Lib Dems (2 days old [15/09/19])

He was one of 21 MPs who lost the Tory whip after rebelling in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (8 days old [09/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of mental-health bed admissions there were under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

Despite all the positive announcements and the extra Government funding that will be passed on to local authorities to give to schools for special educational needs, there is a challenge. As we...

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

The shadow Minister makes the basic point that the challenge with special educational needs is actually a challenge in getting the educational support, but the reality for many schools in Suffolk...

Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (14 days old [03/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the average length of occupancy was of consultant-led NHS acute mental-health beds in each year since 2009.

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

My hon. Friend makes some good points on the challenges faced by smaller rural schools, particularly on special educational needs. I am sure that we all welcome the extra £700 million being...

Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (14 days old [03/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of working-age adult mental-health bed admissions took place under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year...

Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (14 days old [03/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on how many consultant-led NHS working age adult acute mental-health beds there were in each year...

Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (14 days old [03/09/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on how many consultant-led NHS acute mental-health beds there were in each year since 2009.

Healthcare Staffing Levels | Health and Social Care | Commons debates (56 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 (60 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...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Early Parliamentary General Election | Deferred Divisions | Commons debates (12 days old [04/09/19])

I am sorry, I will not give way. I want to see this Parliament agree on a viable deal that will not destroy the economy of this country. When we have a second vote—a people’s vote, a...

Early Parliamentary General Election | Deferred Divisions | Commons debates (12 days old [04/09/19])

I am absolutely desperate to have a general election. I want to see a Government who will halt the privatisation of the national health service, who will properly fund our public services, who...

Duties in connection with the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union | European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill | Commons debates (12 days old [04/09/19])

The hon. Gentleman says that he regarded that deal as a good deal. However, a very large number of Members in this House do not regard it as a good deal. His amendment, proposed in the way it is,...

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

Will the hon. Gentleman accept a fourth point from me: the local authority’s lack of any ability to make coherent plans, because of the undermining of its ability to plan across the entire...

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that the majority—more than half—of the promised money will be paid after the next general election, even if the next general election takes place...

School Funding: East Anglia - [Mike Gapes in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (13 days old [03/09/19])

Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the biggest problems we have with underfunding in education, certainly in Suffolk, is that there are not enough facilities and not enough staff to cope with...

Packaging: Innovation | Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | Written Answers (27 days old [21/08/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what R&D support his Department provides to small- and medium-sized enterprises for innovation in packaging.

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