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BBC News - UK Politics

Theresa May to face grassroots no-confidence challenge (2 hours old)

Conservative local associations are calling for Theresa May to resign over her handling of Brexit.

Brexit: Labour must back another referendum - Tom Watson (1 day old)

Labour's deputy leader says the move would counter a challenge from Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party.

The Queen attends an Easter service on her 93rd birthday (1 day old)

Meanwhile, the PM uses her Easter message to call for freedom of religion to be protected.

Huge increase in Public Spaces Protection Order fines (3 days old [18/04/19])

A lawyer fears some council wardens are "acting with incentives to issue as many fines as possible".

Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders (4 days old [18/04/19])

A dozen named groups and individuals will be purged from the social network, it said.

Crossrail 'could be delayed until 2021' (4 days old [17/04/19])

The start date for London's new Elizabeth Line could be pushed back again, sources tell the BBC.

UKIP's Carl Benjamin not sorry for MP rape comments (4 days old [18/04/19])

Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise as local party members call for him to be deselected.

Jarod Kirkman: Man jailed over threatening emails to MPs (3 days old [18/04/19])

Jarod Kirkman is sentenced to 42 weeks in jail after targeting seven MPs.

Chinese journalist Kong Linlin faces arrest over 'Tory slap' claim (4 days old [18/04/19])

Chinese journalist Kong Linlin is accused of assaulting a delegate at the Conservative Conference.

Brexit: No deal means hard Irish border, says Selmayr (4 days old [18/04/19])

The European Commission's secretary-general Martin Selmayr was filmed making the comments in late 2018.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Overseas Trade: China | Department for International Trade | Written Answers (6 days old [16/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what plans he has to increase trade between the UK and China.

Reoffenders: Drugs | Ministry of Justice | Written Answers (6 days old [16/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to improve support for prisoners with drug dependency when they are released from prison.

Reoffenders: Drugs | Ministry of Justice | Written Answers (6 days old [16/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to reduce re-offending rates among people with drug dependency.

Wind Power: North Sea | Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy | Written Answers (6 days old [16/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to increase the production of wind energy in the North Sea.

Food: Waste | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to ensure local authorities reduce food waste within their communities.

Developing Countries: Mental Health Services | Department for International Development | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has to support the training of mental health professionals in low and middle income countries.

Developing Countries: Tuberculosis | Department for International Development | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has to ensure that medicines and dugs are developed by the pharmaceutical industry for people in low and middle income...

Prisoners: Drugs | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve addictions services in prisons that are available to prisoners with drug dependency.

Mental Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of family therapy in the NHS.

Mental Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (7 days old [15/04/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of dialectical behavioural therapy in the NHS.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Brunei | Commons debates (18 days old [04/04/19])

I do not in any way doubt the sincerity of the right hon. Gentleman or indeed of Her Majesty’s Government; as he says, nobody should face punishment for who they are or whom they love....

Business of the House | Commons debates (19 days old [03/04/19])

Given what the hon. Gentleman is saying about the House of Lords, will he join us at some subsequent time in reforming it?

Business of the House | Commons debates (19 days old [03/04/19])

Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that he is trying to have it both ways? Whether or not we believe that the constitution is currently perfect, which I do not, either the Government are capable...

Business of the House | Commons debates (19 days old [03/04/19])

Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Leaving the European Union - [James Gray in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (20 days old [01/04/19])

Surely the point of a manifesto is to let the voters know what the party will do if and when it forms a Government. We wrote our manifesto in the hope and expectation that we would be able to...

Leaving the European Union - [James Gray in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (20 days old [01/04/19])

I know the estimated percentage of my constituents who voted leave. It is 56.7%. However, I have told them that my role is to represent their best interests, and that is what I am trying to do. I...

Leaving the European Union - [James Gray in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (20 days old [01/04/19])

My hon. Friend talked about the anger of some of those out there. Does she agree that there is a lot of anger from some people who voted leave as well? If we believe in democracy and we want to...

Leaving the European Union - [James Gray in the Chair] | Westminster Hall debates (20 days old [01/04/19])

Does my hon. Friend agree that should article 50 be revoked, that needs to be in conjunction with a people’s vote? We need to maintain people’s faith in democracy. If people are to...

Serious Violent Crime: Police Investigation | Oral Answers to Questions - Home Department | Commons debates (21 days old [01/04/19])

In addition to our need for police officers, public interface, intelligence gathering, evidence processing and so on depend on police staff. Does the Minister accept that the 30% cut in Suffolk...

Serious Violent Crime: Police Investigation | Oral Answers to Questions - Home Department | Commons debates (21 days old [01/04/19])

What recent assessment he has made of the capacity of police forces to investigate serious violent crime.

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