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BBC News - UK Politics

Rishi Sunak unveils emergency jobs scheme (1 hour 38 minutes old)

The government and firms will top up workers' wages, helping cover three quarters of their hours for next six months.

Nadia Whittome sacked after opposing veterans bill (4 hours old)

Nadia Whittome - who says the law could decriminalise torture - was fired by Sir Keir Starmer.

Sturgeon calls for stronger UK Covid restrictions (8 hours old)

Scotland's first minister writes to Boris Johnson saying further action is needed urgently.

Coronavirus: UK lacking leadership, says ex-civil service head (14 hours old)

Ministers have "over-promised and under-delivered", former civil service head Lord O'Donnell says.

Hancock refuses to rule out Christmas student lockdown (3 hours old)

Matt Hancock refuses to rule out stopping students returning home, to limit spread of coronavirus.

Brexit: Why is it so hard to reach a deal? (15 hours old)

Time is running out to reach a Brexit deal - what are the obstacles?

NHS Covid-19 app: England and Wales get smartphone contact tracing for over-16s (5 hours old)

Users are being urged to install the app to protect themselves and others against the resurgent virus.

Indyref2: Starmer refuses to rule out backing Scotland referendum (20 hours old)

But the Labour leader says another "divisive" vote on Scotland's position in the near future is "not needed".

Coronavirus: Climate action cannot be another Covid victim - PM (16 hours old)

Boris Johnson will urge leaders to "look ahead to how we will rebuild" after the global pandemic.

End 'Wild West' for political ads, campaigners say (14 hours old)

Online campaign spending surged at the 2019 general election, the Electoral Reform Society says.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for developing sexual health policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health gambling policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for public health drugs policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and Trace...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health alcohol policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his plans are for public health tobacco smoking policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test...

Addictions: Public Health | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (2 days old [22/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for public health addictions policies and strategies following the merger of Public Health England with NHS Test and...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (3 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the availability of drive-in covid-19 tests at test centre sites in Suffolk to ensure that people do not...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (3 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to increase the capacity of (a) drive-in covid-19 testing centres, (b) school testing and (c) other testing...

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (3 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to support Suffolk County Council to increase covid-19 testing capacity in Suffolk.

Coronavirus: Suffolk | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (3 days old [21/09/20])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure key workers in Suffolk receive same day testing for covid-19.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (323 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 (323 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 (323 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 (329 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 (329 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 (330 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 (330 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 (330 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 (330 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 (330 days old [30/10/19])

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