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Election results 2021: Counts continue across England (1 hour 28 minutes old)

Counting continues, with the winners of dozens of council and mayoral contests set to be announced.

Scottish election 2021: SNP hopes of majority remain on a knife edge (4 hours old)

The party gains a seat from Labour and two from the Conservatives but misses out on other key targets.

Welsh election results 2021: Labour set to stay in power (5 hours old)

The party has matched its best ever Senedd result, winning exactly half of the 60 seats.

Elections 2021: Labour insiders on Starmer, what went wrong and how to fix it (14 hours old)

Sir Keir Starmer took charge of Labour a year ago and has faced his first challenge at the polls.

Elections 2021: Conservatives hail historic Labour defeat in Hartlepool by-election (12 hours old)

Sir Keir Starmer promises to fix Labour's trust problem after constituency elects its first Tory MP.

Scottish election 2021: Liberal Party member suspended over Yousaf confrontation (6 hours old)

The man had been questioning SNP MSP Humza Yousaf about events in Pakistan at a count.

Lobbying row: David Cameron and Lex Greensill to be grilled by MPs (16 hours old)

The former PM and the Australian financier he worked for are at the centre of a row about lobbying.

Sturgeon calls out 'fascist' candidate in tense confrontation (1 day old)

The SNP leader was confronted by former deputy leader of Britain First Jayda Fransen outside a polling station.

UK economy set to grow at fastest rate in more than 70 years (1 day old)

Economy expected to grow by 7.25% in 2021 as lockdown restrictions are eased, says Bank of England.

French fishermen leave Jersey after post-Brexit rights protest (1 day old)

The fishermen remain unhappy despite a Jersey official saying talks over access rights were "positive".

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Daniel Poulter's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Poultry: Transport | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (9 days old [29/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2021 to Question 181231, on Poultry: Transport, what plans his Department has to...

Topical Questions | Transport | Commons debates (9 days old [29/04/21])

The Secretary of State will be aware that almost 50% of UK container freight goes through Felixstowe port, and he will be aware of the importance of improving rail links from that port to the...

Poultry: Transport | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (15 days old [23/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what impact assessment his Department has made of the transport of day-old chicks for up to 72 hours.

Livestock: Transport | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers (15 days old [23/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what impact assessment his Department has made of the proposed reforms to animal welfare in transport.

Neonicotinoids | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates (16 days old [22/04/21])

Farmers in the east of England very much welcome the Secretary of State’s dispensation for the use of neonics in treating aphids. What I want from the Secretary of State is some reassurance...

Neonicotinoids | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Commons debates (16 days old [22/04/21])

What his Department’s policy is on the use of neonicotinoids in agriculture.

Coronavirus: Vaccination | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (17 days old [21/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number and proportion of (a) adults of any age and (b) adults under 65 that are...

Coronavirus: Vaccination | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (17 days old [21/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of (i) adults of any age and (ii) adults under 65 in...

Universities: Coronavirus | Department for Education | Written Answers (23 days old [15/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when his Department plans to confirm the date from which university students in England will be able to return to campus and resume in-person teaching...

Coronavirus: Vaccination | Department of Health and Social Care | Written Answers (26 days old [12/04/21])

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 vaccination centres are planned to be open in each local authority area in February 2021.

Sandy Martin's recent appearances (TheyWorkForYou)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (Suffolk) | Commons debates (549 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 (549 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 (549 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 (555 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 (555 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 (556 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 (556 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 (555 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 (555 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 (555 days old [30/10/19])

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