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BBC News - UK Politics

Theresa May says 95% of Brexit deal is done (5 hours old)

The prime minister tells MPs progress is being made, after days of speculation about her job.

Theresa May: 'Be careful about language' on Brexit (8 hours old)

The PM speaks out after one colleague said she would be "knifed" and one suggested she "bring her own noose".

Spending plans must not ignore children, government told (1 hour 48 minutes old)

The government is being urged to put the interests of children at the heart of its financial plans.

Park homes: 'Fit and proper person' test for site owners (7 hours old)

Mobile home site owners in England to face "fit and proper person" test to protect vulnerable residents.

Conservative MP Michael Fabricant 'cycles naked through London park' (6 hours old)

Michael Fabricant is campaigning for a nude charity bike ride in his Lichfield constituency.

Grayling to decide on Govia Thameslink penalty 'in weeks' (6 hours old)

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was grilled by MPs about a timetable overhaul that caused chaos.

UK urged to take back Islamic State 'foreign fighters' (1 day old)

US General Patrick Roberson also urged the UK to repatriate two Londoners dubbed the "IS Beatles".

Staff call for action on House of Commons bullying (12 hours old)

A letter signed by 80 staff calls for recommendations by Dame Laura Cox to be acted on "immediately".

Cardiff dog owners march across city in ban protest (1 day old)

A consultation could lead to dog walkers being banned from parks where rugby and football are played.

Oliver's legacy: MPs to debate learning disability petition (2 days old [20/10/18])

A woman whose son died has persuaded MPs to discuss better training in autism and learning disability.

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Lord Framlingham's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Brexit: Negotiations - Question | Lords debates (46 days old [06/09/18])

I am grateful to the Minister for that Answer. I urge him not to listen to the doom-mongers on this issue who constantly talk about crashing out and falling off the cliffs. I ask him to sell the...

Brexit: Negotiations - Question | Lords debates (46 days old [06/09/18])

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what individual representations they have received from other European Union member states about the present state of negotiations for the United...

HS2: Budget and Costs - Question | Lords debates (90 days old [24/07/18])

My Lords, can I beg the Minister to do all she can to persuade the Government to abandon this insane vanity project? It is causing misery to thousands of people along the proposed route whose...

Govia Thameslink - Statement | Lords debates (111 days old [03/07/18])

My Lords, given the chaos that is now reigning nationwide on the railway network, I think it is generally admitted that the time has surely come to scrap the ridiculous HS2 project and spend the...

Bee Population - Question for Short Debate | Lords debates (125 days old [19/06/18])

My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Viscount, Lord Falkland. I thoroughly enjoyed his speech, which widened our debate hugely. We are all learning so much this afternoon. I am...

Serious Violence Strategy - Motion to Take Note | Lords debates (133 days old [11/06/18])

Does the Minister appreciate that in her remarks she has not mentioned either the role of the family or the importance of parental responsibility? Many people feel that those are at the heart of...

Flood Risk - Question | Lords debates (133 days old [11/06/18])

My Lords, I know that the Minister is well aware of the value of trees in general and regarding flooding in particular. I again urge him to do all he can to encourage tree planting in areas that...

Railways: East Coast Main Line - Question | Lords debates (152 days old [23/05/18])

My Lords, may I suggest to the Minister that she might reconsider the question of HS2? If HS2 is abandoned, as it ought to be if there is any common sense in the world, there would be plenty of...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Third Reading | Lords debates (159 days old [16/05/18])

Does the noble Baroness accept that nobody is keener on the environment than me, as many people in this House know? I am simply saying that this is not the vehicle for it.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Third Reading | Lords debates (159 days old [16/05/18])

With the leave of the House, may I ask a question?

Ben Gummer's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Government Departments: Consultants | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (544 days old [27/04/17])

Holding answer received on 02 March 2017 It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Conduct guidance for General Election, 8 June 2017 | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (551 days old [20/04/17])

The Prime Minister will write to ministerial colleagues providing guidance on the conduct of government business during the general election period. The Cabinet Secretary has issued parallel...

Conduct guidance for elections on 4 May | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (553 days old [18/04/17])

On 4 May 2017, elections will take place to local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland, including for directly elected Mayors to seven Combined Authorities, and two local district...

Viscount Rothermere | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (572 days old [30/03/17])

Holding answer received on 08 February 2017 I understand David Cameron met Lord Rothermere socially on the evening of 11 February. The records on Gov.uk now reflect this.

Cabinet Committees | Cabinet Office | Written Ministerial Statements (572 days old [30/03/17])

Today the Government is publishing an updated list of Cabinet Committees and Implementation Taskforces. As part of the changes, the Prime Minister will chair two new Sub-Committees of the...

George Osborne | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (578 days old [24/03/17])

Holding answer received on 23 March 2017 It is a longstanding convention that former Ministers are allowed reasonable access to the papers that were issued to them when in office....

George Osborne | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (578 days old [24/03/17])

Holding answer received on 23 March 2017 All meetings between Ministers and newspapers and other media proprietors, editors and senior executives held in an official, social and...

Local Government: Property | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (580 days old [22/03/17])

We want to build on the success of One Public Estate and are on track to reach 95% of English councils by March 2018. We will be announcing a further funding round in April to support more...

Government Departments: Databases | Cabinet Office | Written Answers (580 days old [22/03/17])

The data sharing measures in the Digital Economy Bill will enable more effective data sharing to improve the public services and functions we deliver. In addition the Government Transformation...

Topical Questions | Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster | Commons debates (580 days old [22/03/17])

My hon. Friend has it in one: not only does this initiative allow us to save costs so that we can direct money to the frontline, but it means that public services are far simpler for our citizens...

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