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BBC News - UK Politics

Ian Austin quits Labour blaming Jeremy Corbyn's leadership (10 minutes old)

Ian Austin, the ninth MP this week to leave, blames anti-Semitism but will not join new Independent Group.

Brexit: Theresa May warned dozens of Tories could rebel over no-deal (30 minutes old)

Leaders of a group of normally loyal Conservative MPs warn Theresa May over her Brexit strategy.

The breakdown on breakaway MPs (3 hours old)

MPs from the Tories and Labour have resigned and formed a new political group, but what do they want?

Brexit: Irish government hopes no-deal plan 'sits on shelf' (1 hour 34 minutes old)

The Irish government hopes its legislation for managing a no-deal Brexit will "sit on the shelf".

Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family challenge citizenship move (10 hours old)

In a letter to the home secretary, they say that - as her family - they "cannot simply abandon her".

Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks (11 hours old)

Internet Watch Foundation says regulation of social networks could have "unintended consequences".

Labour anti-Semitism claims: Jewish group backs Corbyn (15 hours old)

Some 200 people sign a letter defending the leader against claims the party is "institutionally anti-Semitic".

Brexit: No deal threat focusing minds, says Hammond (17 hours old)

Chancellor Philip Hammond says he is "determined to get a deal" but the possibility of no deal remains.

Brexit: Japan trade deal will not be ready by deadline (17 hours old)

The UK won't be able to roll over an EU trade deal with Japan in time for a no-deal Brexit, Liam Fox has said.

Shamima Begum has right to return to UK - Jeremy Corbyn (14 hours old)

The Labour leader describes the decision to strip Ms Begum of her UK citizenship as "very extreme".

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

NHS 10-Year Plan | Commons debates (2 days old [19/02/19])

The hon. Gentleman is right to highlight the Blair Government’s injection of cash into the NHS and the meaningful difference that that made to many patients’ lives. On the...

NHS 10-Year Plan | Commons debates (2 days old [19/02/19])

The plan recognises that some proposals in the Health and Social Care Act 2012 were made in error when it comes to the transference of powers to public health bodies and local authorities....

Schedule to Be Inserted as Schedule Aa1 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 | Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords] | Commons debates (9 days old [12/02/19])

I thank my hon. Friend for the conciliatory way in which she has gone about dealing with this Bill, engaging with colleagues on both sides of the Houses, and putting forward some good and sound...

Extent, Commencement and Short Title | Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords] | Commons debates (9 days old [12/02/19])

I can understand where the hon. Lady’s concerns come from, but having had detailed discussions with my hon. Friend the Minister, I am reassured, perhaps more than the hon. Lady is, by the...

Extent, Commencement and Short Title | Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords] | Commons debates (9 days old [12/02/19])

The hon. Gentleman is making some good points. The only point I would make to him is that without a deprivation of liberty order—I agree that they should be open to review, and I am sure...

Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures: Regulation | Westminster Hall debates (10 days old [12/02/19])

I welcome what the Minister has said about wanting to go further with regulation. Historically, the challenge has been other Government Departments pushing back against the position of the...

Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures: Regulation | Westminster Hall debates (10 days old [12/02/19])

I am sure my hon. Friend will be aware that Sir Bruce Keogh conducted a review of the cosmetics industry and its unregulated nature earlier this decade, and he made exactly the points that my...

Local Government Finance | Commons debates (16 days old [05/02/19])

I welcome the extra funding that is going into social care, notwithstanding reductions over the past several years. Will my right hon. Friend do all that he can to ensure that that money is not...

Unpaid Work Trials | Westminster Hall debates (16 days old [05/02/19])

The hon. Gentleman has clearly outlined some worrying issues. I do not think anybody present would support somebody not being paid for a one-week work trial if that is how it is badged. There are...

Sport in the UK | Social Security | Commons debates (17 days old [04/02/19])

I thank my hon. Friend for giving way; she is being very generous with her time. She is making a good point about the integrity of sport, but will she also look into some of the often...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Multiple Occupation | Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to enable and encourage local authorities to adopt article 4 directions in respect of houses of...

Multiple Occupation | Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has any plans to revert to the regulatory regime for planning consent for small houses of...

Multiple Occupation | Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Written Answers (1 day old)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many dwellings in planning class C3 have been converted to houses of multiple occupancy class C4 without a...

Dog Meat in the UK - [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates (20 hours old)

That is of course the answer that the Minister had to give, but it is exactly the same answer as was given a year ago. This will not be a complicated Bill or one that takes a long time to get...

Dog Meat in the UK - [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] | Backbench Business | Westminster Hall debates (20 hours old)

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bailey. I congratulate the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on securing this debate. Hon. Members from across the House will join...

Food Waste | Oral Answers to Questions - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates (1 day old)

The Labour Administration in Wales have instituted household food waste collections across the nation. The anaerobic digestion industry in Wales is flourishing because it guarantees regular...

Exiting the European Union (Aquaculture) | Estimates (Liaison Committee Recommendation) | Commons debates (1 day old)

The Minister has not fully answered my question about the way in which directive 2006/88 is being replaced by regulation 2016/249. He mentioned something about an automatic carry-over, but I do...

Exiting the European Union (Aquaculture) | Estimates (Liaison Committee Recommendation) | Commons debates (1 day old)

I put on record the Opposition’s general concern about how the Government are scheduling secondary legislation and the limited means of scrutiny it offers. Given the serious dangers that...

NHS: Recruitment | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (9 days old [13/02/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the workforce implementation plan will include the level of investment required to fund proposed increases in NHS staffing levels.

Immigration: EEA Nationals | Home Office | Written Answers (10 days old [12/02/19])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the oral contribution of 6 February 2019 by the hon. Member for Ipswich, whether the Home Office guidance in respect of the EEA...

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