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England appoints ambassador to shake up women's health

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:40
The aim of the role for England is to help tackle decades of health inequalities.

Government set to miss air pollution goals - report

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:14
People cannot easily find out how dirty the air is where they live, the National Audit Office says.

PM's ex-adviser 'really upset' over Geidt quitting

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 20:42
Former ethics adviser Sir Alex Allan explains why his successor Lord Geidt felt he had to quit.

Trust Tories like you trust GPs after Shipman, Wakefield candidate says

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 19:48
Wakefield candidate Nadeem Ahmed says people can still trust the Tories after the former MP was jailed.

MP Peter Bone reads out abusive email to him in Commons

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 18:02
Peter Bone shares the contents with parliament on the sixth anniversary of Jo Cox's murder.

Thornberry on Geidt: A man at the end of his tether

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:31
Labour's shadow attorney general says the PM losing two ethics advisers shows there is "something really rotten at the heart of Downing Street".

Rwanda asylum plan: European court intervention was wrong, says Raab

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:27
The justice secretary says the grounding of the flight strengthens the case for reforming human rights laws.

Lord Geidt quit over ministerial code 'affront'

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:25
PM's former ethics adviser Lord Geidt says he quit after being placed in “impossible and odious” position over plan to risk breaking ministerial code

In full: Lord Geidt's resignation letter and Boris Johnson's reply

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:06
Boris Johnson's ethics adviser says he was asked to consider "a deliberate breach of the ministerial code".

Ellis and Wragg on Lord Geidt resigning as PM's ethics adviser

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:21
Letters to and from Boris Johnson's former ethics adviser Lord Geidt "will speak for themselves", says the Paymaster General.

Lord Geidt: PM's former ethics advisor spoke to a parliamentary committee on Tuesday

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 09:33
Boris Johnson's former ethics advisor was questioned about resignation rumours on Tuesday 16 June.

By-election: Is Tory marginal Wakefield ready to go red again?

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 03:02
Attack ads, voter apathy and the red wall - Iain Watson hits the by-election campaign trail in Yorkshire.

Renting: No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:56
The Renters Reform Bill will also end blanket bans on benefit claimants or families with children.

Lord Geidt: Why did the PM's ethics adviser quit?

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:20
The timing surprised No 10, but Lord's Geidt's discomfort has been evident for a while, writes out political editor.

Boris Johnson's ethics adviser Lord Geidt quits

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 20:27
The resignation comes amid controversy over whether the PM broke the ministerial code.

NI Protocol: Three-page certificate for GB lorries entering NI - EU

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 19:14
UK plans to ditch the NI Protocol would lead to "monstrous" paperwork for firms, the EU claims.

Cooper: Rwanda flights policy shambles and shameful

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 14:27
The home secretary has no one but herself to blame for the lack of Rwanda asylum flights, says Yvette Cooper.

Priti Patel on UK flights to Rwanda for asylum seekers

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:17
The home secretary says people in the UK have voted for controlled immigration.

PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on Scottish independence and economy

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:12
The SNP Westminster leader claims Ireland, Iceland, Ireland Norway and Denmark are outperforming the UK on a list that that “goes on and on”

Scottish independence: Angus Robertson says indyref2 to be held in October 2023

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 12:50
The Scottish government says it will present a "route map" to a second vote shortly.