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Tory candidate cooperating with betting watchdog (1 hour 25 minutes old)

Laura Saunders's statement says she is considering legal action against the BBC over its coverage.

Bank opens door for August interest rate cut (3 hours old)

The Bank of England keeps borrowing costs unchanged, but hints it could cut rates later in the summer.

Row over first-time buyer help as parties trade blows (1 hour 33 minutes old)

Labour and the Tories accuse each other of failing to match promises on housing, a key election issue.

Will parties stick by contested economic claims in Question Time special? (13 hours old)

Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, John Swinney and Ed Davey face very different challenges, writes Henry Zeffman.

NHS election plans unconvincing - health experts (18 hours old)

The health budget faces a £38bn shortfall by 2030, putting plans to tackle the backlog and improve the NHS at risk.

Harman wants zero tolerance of sexual harassment by MPs (16 hours old)

Harriet Harman wants to see men call out fellow MPs if they see harassment happening in Parliament.

How to watch tonight's BBC Question Time election special (3 hours old)

A Question Time election special will be broadcast on BBC One at 20:00.

Muslim millionaire gives major donation to Reform UK (17 hours old)

As well as being a donor, Zia Yusuf will also have a public role for Reform UK during the campaign.

SNP manifesto: Majority of seats would trigger independence talks (1 day old)

The first minister said the election gives voters a chance to secure Scottish independence.

Labour would need an effective opposition, says Hunt (1 day old)

The chancellor is the latest senior Tory to acknowledge his party could be on course for defeat.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

General Practitioners | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (36 days old [15/05/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent GPs worked in the NHS in England in each financial year since 2009-10.

Community Nurses | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (49 days old [02/05/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many full-time equivalent district nurses worked in the NHS in England in each financial year since 2009-10.

Tobacco and Vapes Bill | Commons debates (64 days old [16/04/24])

I thank the Minister for giving way. I draw the attention of the House to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests as a practising NHS consultant addiction psychiatrist....

Offshore Energy Grids | Energy Security and Net Zero | Commons debates (65 days old [16/04/24])

The Minister will be aware of the Norwich to Tilbury pylon proposals, which will put 50-metre pylons through swathes of the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex countryside. He will also be aware that the...

Offshore Energy Grids | Energy Security and Net Zero | Commons debates (65 days old [16/04/24])

Whether she plans to support offshore energy grids.

River Deben: Flood Control | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (66 days old [15/04/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to support landowners to maintain their own stretches of river along the River Deben in Suffolk to help...

River Deben: Flood Control | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (66 days old [15/04/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will increase funding to the Environment Agency to clean the tidal stretch of the River Deben in Suffolk to reduce the...

River Deben: Repairs and Maintenance | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (66 days old [15/04/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will require the Environment Agency to commission the Independent Drainage Board to oversee the maintenance of the...

River Deben: Repairs and Maintenance | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (66 days old [15/04/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans to commission the Independent Drainage Board to oversee the maintenance of the River Deben in Suffolk.

UK Food Security | Westminster Hall debates (93 days old [19/03/24])

I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing the debate. I agree entirely that if we are to protect the consumer, we also have an interest in supporting and protecting the long-term sustainability of...

Tom Hunt's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (28 days old [23/05/24])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what her steps her Department is taking to improve early diagnosis rates for prostate cancer prior to the TRANSFORM trial findings.

Political Violence and Disruption: Walney Report | Commons debates (29 days old [22/05/24])

This is a welcome statement. I have previously discussed some of these issues with Lord Walney. He is an incredibly thoughtful individual, and this is an incredibly thoughtful report. Some of...

Israel: Disinformation | Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office | Written Answers (29 days old [22/05/24])

To ask the Deputy Foreign Secretary, what diplomatic steps he is taking to help Israel tackle online disinformation campaigns backed by Iran.

Infected Blood Compensation Scheme | Commons debates (30 days old [21/05/24])

I welcome the statement today, just as I welcomed the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday. My constituent, Alan, has been campaigning for justice for 37 years. He himself was infected as...

Israel and Gaza | Commons debates (31 days old [20/05/24])

No organisation, international or otherwise, is beyond reproach and always gets things right, so of course we can question what the ICC has come out with. What I find disturbing is the ICC report...

Relationships, Sex and Health Education: Statutory Guidance | Commons debates (35 days old [16/05/24])

I welcome this guidance. It goes further than I thought, and it is unambiguous. It is not about creating dividing lines. I was quite late to this debate, until I realised it was an actual issue....

Business of the House | Commons debates (35 days old [16/05/24])

Last week, a constituent who is dyspraxic came to my surgery to raise concerns about the lack of awareness of dyspraxia. That has been exacerbated by the collapse of the Dyspraxia Foundation, so...

Topical Questions | Transport | Commons debates (35 days old [16/05/24])

I was pleased to have been told late last year that Haughley and Ely north junctions would be funded, but I have since become frustrated by the slow progress. I hear all the right noises from the...

International Health Regulations | Commons debates (37 days old [14/05/24])

I say to my right hon. Friend the Member for Rayleigh and Wickford (Mr Francois) that it is hardly surprising that a debate that largely hinges on national sovereignty is of little interest to...

Illegal Migration Act: Northern Ireland | Commons debates (37 days old [14/05/24])

It is clear to me that Northern Ireland has just as much right as anywhere else in the UK to have a deterrent to illegal migration, so aspects of this concern me. A few weeks ago, the Irish...

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