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Labour conference: Starmer to quote Tony Blair in pitch for power (6 hours old)

Sir Keir Starmer will tell Labour's conference he has brought the party back to the centre ground.

Labour conference: Rachel Reeves pledges to spend top rate tax on more nurses (15 hours old)

The shadow chancellor says Labour is now the party of economic responsibility in her conference speech.

Bank will 'not hesitate' to raise interest rates after pound's fall (1 hour 49 minutes old)

The Bank of England said it was "monitoring developments closely" after the pound hit a record low.

Conservative MPs concerned at market reaction to tax cuts (6 hours old)

Some worry about the effect on the party's reputation, while others think market reaction will settle.

Gary Neville: Labour's star guest urges party to get behind Starmer (10 hours old)

The ex-England urged Labour to focus on winning the next election but rules out becoming an MP.

Labour members back calls for electoral reform (11 hours old)

A motion calling for a proportional voting system passed but is not expected to become party policy.

Labour and Tories on same side on levelling up, Tory MP says (15 hours old)

There is some consensus between the two parties on tackling regional inequality, Tory MP Danny Kruger says.

PM chief of staff Mark Fullbrook no longer paid via firm, says No 10 (3 hours old)

Revelations that Mark Fullbrook was not employed directly by the government had sparked criticism.

Boris Johnson: MPs reject lawyer's claim Partygate probe unfair (12 hours old)

MPs are examining whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament over Covid rule-breaking events in No 10.

Keir Starmer: Labour would reverse cut to top income tax rate (1 day old)

Scrapping the 45% rate is the "wrong choice" during a cost-of living crisis, the Labour leader says.

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Agriculture: Tax Allowances | Treasury | Written Answers (102 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to introduce tax relief for investment in (a) agricultural buildings and (b) farming equipment.

Agriculture: Investment | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (102 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to financially incentivise investment in British agriculture.

Food: Public Sector | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (102 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to support public sector procurement of British farmed foods.

Dairy Products and Meat: Labelling | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (102 days old [17/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the measures called for by Compassion in World Farming's campaign on...

Agriculture: Seasonal Workers | Home Office | Written Answers (103 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to provide visas for workers in food production.

Agriculture: Seasonal Workers | Home Office | Written Answers (103 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to expand the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme.

Brain Cancer: Nurses | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (103 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to commit to providing all brain tumour patients with access to a Clinical Nurse Specialist as part of his...

Cancer: Health Services | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (103 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that the 10-Year Cancer Plan includes specific targets on (a) less survivable cancers and (b) brain...

Brain Cancer: Diagnosis | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (103 days old [16/06/22])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to ensure that the 10-Year Cancer Plan includes proxy measures for staging data of brain cancer so that it can be...

Universal Basic Income | Westminster Hall debates (103 days old [15/06/22])

In principle, the concept of a universal basic income is promising, but just so that I understand, will the hon. Lady answer these questions? Under her definition, would the universal basic...

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (1056 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 (1056 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 (1056 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 (1062 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 (1062 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 (1063 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 (1063 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 (1062 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 (1062 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 (1062 days old [30/10/19])

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