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Apprenticeships down amid 'frustration'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:19
A year after the introduction of the levy scheme the number of new apprenticeships has fallen sharply.

Transport minister Nusrat Ghani apologises for 'momentary lapse'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:08
Transport minister Nusrat Ghani was embarrassed in the Commons after not realising a question was for her.

Commonwealth meeting: Queen hosts summit at Buckingham Palace

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:10
The leaders of the 53 nations are discussing plastic waste, cyber security and trade.

Windrush: Investigation urged over landing cards

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:54
Theresa May says the decision was taken to destroy documents in 2009 - but Labour disputes this.

Windrush: Lord Kerslake says policy 'reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:56
The former head of the civil service said some ministers were "deeply unhappy" about the introduction of the "hostile environment" strategy under then Home Secretary Theresa May.

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:44
Plan for ban in England announced as Commonwealth leaders urged to join fight against plastic waste.

Mother's anger over MP's Iraq Facebook posts

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:31
The mother of a soldier who died in Iraq criticises an MP who posed for pictures on Saddam's throne.

Brexit: Peers 'playing with fire' over customs union bid

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:28
The Lords is urged not to defy the will of the people as it debates whether to stay in a customs union.

Carl Sargeant: Minister defends withholding leak inquiry report

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:10
A minister defends withholding a report on a reshuffle conducted before Carl Sargeant's death.

Prof Manning: Low skill sectors to 'struggle most' post-Brexit

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:49
The chair of the migration advisory committee says immigration curbs after Brexit will hit agriculture and food manufacturing.

Peers say citizenship test should focus on essential knowledge, not trivia

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:46
Peers say the 45-minute exam should focus on essential knowledge rather than facts "few people know".

UKIP AM Michelle Brown exclusion appeal over racial slur fails

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:12
Michelle Brown denied the word she used to describe Labour MP Chuka Umunna was racist.

Brexit row 'reaching endgame' - Sturgeon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:46
The first minister says the dispute over powers after Brexit needs to be resolved in "days rather than weeks".

London mayor: Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern are leading feminists

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:47
London mayor Sadiq Khan praises Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern for their influence on gender issues.

PMQs: Corbyn and May on cancer care for Albert Thompson

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:41
Theresa May says the Home Office has looked into the case and Albert Thompson will receive treatment for prostate cancer.

Who decided to destroy Windrush cards?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:30
Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May to clarify her role in the disposal of documents for people arriving in the Windrush generation.

PMQs: Corbyn and May clash over Windrush furore

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:29
A series of questions about Windrush immigration end with heated exchanges between Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May.

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

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:37
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over the Windrush scandal - here are the key bits.

UK inflation falls to lowest in a year

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00
A slowdown in womenswear price rises during March sent UK consumer price inflation down to 2.5%.

Brexit: 'Windrush warning' over right-to-remain process

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:12
EU nationals must not face a "bureaucratic nightmare" to stay in the UK, Guy Verhofstadt warns.

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