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Chris White: The Cooper amendment threatens to damage the constitution in ways that would be very hard to repair

Chris White: The Cooper amendment threatens to damage the constitution in ways that would be very hard to repair

33 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Chris White was Special Adviser to Patrick McLoughlin, when the latter served as Chief Whip, as well as to Andrew Lansley and William Hague when each served as Leader of the...
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Alex Morton: For voters to have more money, Government must spend less

33 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Alex Morton is Director of Policy at the Centre for Policy Studies, and was a member of David Cameron's Downing Street Policy Unit. You don't have to look at the polls to...
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Jobs miracle, jobs mystery

33 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

This week's labour market statistics delivered a triple whammy of good news. As David Freeman of the ONS summarised the figures: “The number of people working grew again, with...
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Theodora Dickinson: The Conservative campaign machine in London is in a dire state

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Theodora Dickinson worked for Vote Leave and has run local and general election campaigns for the Conservative Party. She now runs a social media and political communications...
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Survey finds Brexit already having a negative effect on Scotland's hospitality sector

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

Brexit has already had a negative effect on just under a fifth of Scotland's hospitality sector, a new survey suggests.
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Nicola Sturgeon urges Theresa May to 'stop blaming everybody else and start listening' on Brexit

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

NICOLA Sturgeon today called on Theresa May to “stop blaming everybody else and start listening” as the two leaders faced another Brexit showdown in Downing St.
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Jeane Freeman defends infection control at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after two patients die

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

Scotland's health secretary has said she believes infection control is good enough at a hospital where two patients died after contracting an infection linked to pigeon droppings.
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SNP MEP insists it is not yet time to "push the button" on second referendum

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

An SNP MEP has said that the timing is not yet right for a second Scottish independence referendum.
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Humza Yousaf faces calls to rule out plans to merge Police Scotland and British Transport Police

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has faced calls to permanently rule out plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police north of the border.
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Scottish Government urged to publish legal advice over indyref2

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

The Scottish Government has been urged to publish what legal advice it has been given over the holding of a second independence referendum.
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'I won't vote for this deal!' Rees-Mogg urges Parliament SHUTDOWN as MPs...

'I won't vote for this deal!' Rees-Mogg urges Parliament SHUTDOWN as MPs plot Brexit delay

Parliament should be temporarily shut down if a Remainer plot to wreck Brexit gains enough support to succeed, senior Eurosceptics have demanded. Read more ...

Brexit BETRAYAL: What are the Brexit vote amendments? How MPs are trying to...

Brexit BETRAYAL: What are the Brexit vote amendments? How MPs are trying to STOP Brexit

PARLIAMENT will face the next big vote on Brexit next Tuesday but cross-party select committee chairs and MPs are trying to change the outcome first. Here are the Brexit vote... Read more ...

'Definitely a WIG' Tory MP MOCKS Fabricant behind his back in Commons for...

'Definitely a WIG' Tory MP MOCKS Fabricant behind his back in Commons for 'wearing a wig'

CONSERVATIVE MP Michael Fabricant was mocked in the House of Commons for “wearing a wig” by two Tories with one pointing behind him as asked the Prime Minister a question. Read more ...

No deal Brexit: Does no-deal Brexit mean HARD Irish Border? It's ‘obvious'...

No deal Brexit: Does no-deal Brexit mean HARD Irish Border? It's ‘obvious' says EU

BRUSSELS has said a hard border would be “obvious” between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Britain leaves the EU on March 29 with no deal. Read more ...

Brexit PREPARATIONS: Airline caterers STOCKPILE meals as no deal Brexit looms

Brexit PREPARATIONS: Airline caterers STOCKPILE meals as no deal Brexit looms

AIRLINE caterers are bracing for a no deal Brexit by stockpiling in-flight meals and commodities needed on an airplane to avoid any disruption that could be sparked if the UK... Read more ...

Brexit LIVE: Theresa May facing mass walkout of MPs unless no deal blocked

Brexit LIVE: Theresa May facing mass walkout of MPs unless no deal blocked

THERESA May has been warned she is facing a wave of resignations if she blocks MPs from voting for a plan to rule out a no-deal Brexit, after the Prime Minister's ‘Plan B' was... Read more ...

BREXIT BOOST: Hammond to announce £100million investment as UK secures...

BREXIT BOOST: Hammond to announce £100million investment as UK secures post-Brexit future

PHILIP Hammond is set to declare that post-Brexit Britain is a “great place” to do business in a speech in Davos later today. Read more ...

Will Theresa May EVER get a deal? Brexit dramas HEIGHTEN as UK fears no deal...

Will Theresa May EVER get a deal? Brexit dramas HEIGHTEN as UK fears no deal vote

THERESA May is preparing for a second vote on her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement next Tuesday, but will she get her deal through Parliament or will it be voted down again? Read more ...

British politicians have some lessons to learn from Jersey

British politicians have some lessons to learn from Jersey

Let's be honest: when most of us think about Jersey the words ‘tax' and ‘avoidance' come quickly to mind. Okay,... Read more ...

'There is HOPE' Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to amend her deal as it COULD BE...

'There is HOPE' Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to amend her deal as it COULD BE APPROVED

JACOB REES-MOGG said there is still “hope” to save Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement - but the Prime Minister needs to act quickly as the Labour Party is on its way to delay... Read more ...