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PMQs: Corbyn and May on number of doctors in NHS

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:55
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May trade statistics over the number of medical staff in the NHS.

PMQs: Corbyn and May on health service privatisation numbers

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:55
Labour has "scaremongered" at every election about Conservatives wanting to cut health services and privatise them, the PM says.

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:58
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over private sector involvement in the NHS - here are the key bits.

Bannon on Trump, May and Brexit

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:09
Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation.

Oxford University involved in Twitter row with David Lammy

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:47
The university apologises after retweeting criticism of the MP from one of its students.

Rate rise chances dim as inflation falls

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:32
The prospect of an increase in UK interest rates this year recedes after inflation dips in April.

Boris Johnson says he 'probably needs' a private plane

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:16
The foreign secretary was asked if he would rather use a private plane over normal flights.

Sajid Javid pledges he is 'standing with' police in first speech

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:33
In a speech to the Police Federation, the Home Secretary will acknowledge pressures faced by police.

Trump may extend UK visit to play golf in Scotland

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:11
The US president owns two golf courses in Scotland and another in Doonbeg, Ireland.

Brexit: Hammond rejects business calls for customs union

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:47
The chancellor tells the CBI that alternatives are "works in progress" but a solution will be found.

Call for greater oversight of recommendations of public inquiries

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:20
It is not "always clear" to the public whether recommendations are acted upon, watchdog says.

UK becoming 'cocaine capital' of Europe, warns minister

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:33
Ministers pledge action on drug killings as MP says they must ask themselves "do black lives matter?"

David Lammy: 'Hate mail won't scare or silence me'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 22:13
Labour MP David Lammy has taken to social media to say he won't be scared into silence by racist hate mail.

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:42
The Facebook founder faces questions from European lawmakers over the data scandal and fake news.

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:08
The Chancellor pledges full-fibre connections for most homes and businesses by 2025.

Andrew Tyrie won't take Conservative whip in Lords

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:28
Ex-MP Andrew Tyrie will sit as an independent amid concerns about his role with financial regulator.

TUC's Frances O'Grady: I've only met Theresa May once

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:02
Frances O'Grady says she has seen more of German Chancellor Angela Merkel than the UK prime minister.

Carney: Brexit has cost households £900

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 17:57
The Brexit vote has lowered growth by up to 2%, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says.

Minister admits she has not read all of Belfast Agreement

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 17:49
Caroline Nokes says she was 'probably giving birth' when the agreement was published.

Magid Magid: Ethiopian refugee camp to Sheffield Lord Mayor

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:05
Magid Magid has been causing a stir since being elected as Lord Mayor of Sheffield at the age of 28, the youngest person to hold the office.

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