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Greensill: Ex-Civil Service boss 'baffled' by business links

5 hours 1 min ago
Lord Kerslake says links between Greensill Capital and the government must be "thoroughly investigated".

Brexit: UK-EU talks on Northern Ireland 'to intensify'

6 hours 58 min ago
The chief negotiators on both sides have held talks about the post-Brexit arrangements for NI.

Covid-19: Time to rebuild economy as restrictions ease, says Dodds

7 hours 31 min ago
Growing the economy will help to mitigate the pandemic fallout, says Economy Minister Diane Dodds.

Covid in Scotland: Restrictions on travel and outdoor meetings eased

8 hours 36 min ago
The Scottish government says the lockdown changes are designed to help reunite families and close friends.

Hancock and sister own shares in NHS contract firm

12 hours 8 min ago
The health secretary is accused of "cronyism" but the government says he acted "entirely properly".

Families need cannabis prescriptions support, say MPs and peers

16 hours 49 min ago
Politicians complain that only three NHS scripts have been issued since the law changed in 2018.

Greensill: Top civil servant failed to declare another job

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 20:07
Bill Crothers, who is embroiled in a row over working at Greensill, did not seek advice over another role.

Brexit: Euro MPs' vote bolsters EU-UK trade deal

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 18:30
The key Brexit trade deal now stands a better chance of being ratified in Brussels.

Greensill lobbying row: What jobs can ex-ministers do and what are the rules?

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 16:04
As a row over lobbying continues in Westminster, we look at the rules around life after politics.

Line of Duty: Who is the Ted Hastings of Westminster?

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 15:42
The Line of Duty references have been flying thick and fast as MPs argue over the lobbying row.

Lobbying row: Johnson says we must 'get to the bottom of it'

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 14:42
PM Boris Johnson comments on lobbying row that has engulfed Westminster.

Labour leader Keir Starmer describes a 'murkier and murkier picture' over lobbying

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:59
Labour leader Keir Starmer describes a 'murkier and murkier picture' over lobbying.

Scottish election 2021: Nicola Sturgeon pledges 'transformational' NHS funding

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:37
The SNP manifesto promises to increase frontline health spending by 20% if the party wins the election.

Sanjeev Gupta's firm says it did nothing wrong over Covid loans

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:31
The company behind the UK's Liberty Steel says it did nothing wrong when seeking government funds.

Newcastle United: Government 'not involved' in Saudi Arabia-backed takeover bid

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:23
A spokesman says a failed bid to buy the club by a Saudi-led group was a "commercial matter".

Welsh election: Plaid promises 'seamless' health and social care

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:14
Party leader Adam Price says Covid-19 has "shone a light" on the challenges of providing the care.

Pickles on civil servants with private sector roles

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 11:17
Lord Pickles says the system for civil servants working for private companies needs urgent reform.

Greensill: Cronyism watchdog says system need urgent reform

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 10:25
Tory peer Eric Pickles is concerned about possible conflicts of interest amid ongoing Greensill lobbying row.

Covid-19: Vaccine passports could create 'two-tier society', equality watchdog warns

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 05:21
Vaccine certificates could help to reopen society but risk discrimination, a UK equality body warns.

Greensill: Cameron says he will 'respond positively' to MPs' lobbying inquiry

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 02:40
As MPs announce another inquiry into the Greensill row, David Cameron suggests he will co-operate.

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