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Sunak reshuffle: PM expected to reshape government departments (51 minutes old)

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department will be reorganised, the BBC understands.

Liz Truss: I don't want to be prime minister again (6 hours old)

The former prime minster defends her time in office and says she will support her successor Rishi Sunak.

Chris Mason: Sunak's backseat-driving former prime ministers (3 hours old)

Rishi Sunak has a minibus full of predecessors who could end up as backseat drivers - with Liz Truss the latest to lurch towards the wheel.

NHS strike: Re-open pay talks, hospital bosses plead (15 hours old)

It comes as the NHS in England is preparing for its biggest-ever round of industrial action this week.

Grant Shapps: Liz Truss's tax cuts were clearly the wrong approach (1 day old)

Grant Shapps, who briefly served in Liz Truss's cabinet, said inflation must fall before taxes are cut.

UK rescue workers heading to Turkey after quake (2 hours old)

Search specialists with equipment and trained dogs will contribute to an international response.

Prepayment meters: Magistrates told to stop allowing forced installations (7 hours old)

Magistrates have been told to stop authorising warrants for energy firms to forcibly install prepayment meters.

Rishi Sunak missing from NHS strike talks, says union boss (1 day old)

Unite's leader says the PM should intervene, ahead of the biggest week of walkouts in NHS history.

Dominic Raab should be suspended, says ex-Conservative chairman (3 days old [04/02/23])

Jake Berry argues MPs and ministers should be treated like "anyone else".

Simon Case: 'Keeper of secrets' under scrutiny (3 days old [03/02/23])

A string of controversies has turned the spotlight on one of the most powerful figures in government.

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Agriculture: Tax Allowances | Treasury | Written Answers (235 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 (235 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 (235 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 (235 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 (236 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 (236 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 (236 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 (236 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 (236 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 (236 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 (1189 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 (1189 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 (1189 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 (1195 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 (1195 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 (1196 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 (1196 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 (1195 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 (1195 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 (1195 days old [30/10/19])

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