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Can the Murrison amendment prevent humiliation for May?

8 days ago   |   By The Spectator

In Parliament a glimmer of hope has emerged ahead of the vote on Theresa May's seemingly doomed Brexit deal. It's...
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Fresh blow for Theresa May as pro-Brexit Tory whip Gareth Johnson QUITS 24 hours ahead of crunch vote on deal - with more set to follow

Fresh blow for Theresa May as pro-Brexit Tory whip Gareth Johnson QUITS 24 hours ahead of crunch vote on deal - with more set to follow

8 days ago   |   By The Sun


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Next Tory leader hopefuls Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab are already lining up

Next Tory leader hopefuls Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab are already lining up

8 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Theresa May hasn't even lost the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal yet
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Tory Brexiteer resigns from Government so he can vote against Theresa May's deal

Tory Brexiteer resigns from Government so he can vote against Theresa May's deal

8 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Gareth Johnson was a government whip, and had been an assistant to both David Davis and Dominic Raab
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Tory Tasked With Getting Other MPs To Vote For May's Deal Quits - To Vote Against It

Tory Tasked With Getting Other MPs To Vote For May's Deal Quits - To Vote Against It

8 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

A Conservative MP tasked with persuading other Tory MPs to vote for Theresa May's Brexit deal has resigned his position as a government whip - so he can vote against it. Dartford MP Gareth Johnson said on Monday afternoon that the prime minister's agreement with the EU was “detrimental to our nation's interest”. In his resignation letter, he slammed May's deal as “disrespectful to the referendum result”. MPs are expected to vote down May's maligned deal when it is put to the Commons on Tuesday evening. As a whip, Johnson's job had been to twist the arms of backbench Tory MPs to make them...
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Gareth Johnson resigns: Tory whip quits government ahead of Theresa May's Brexit deal vote

8 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Tory whip Gareth Johnson has quit the government ahead of this week's meaningful vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.
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Tory whip Gareth Johnson quits so he can vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal

Tory whip Gareth Johnson quits so he can vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal

8 days ago   |   By Metro

The Conservative MP for Dartford, Gareth Johnson, has resigned as a Government whip in order to oppose Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Gareth Johnson has resigned
Prime Minister Theresa May making a speech during a visit to the Portmeirion pottery factory in Stoke-on-Trent
Theresa May gave a speech in Stoke-on-Trent earlier today to say parliament is more likely to block Britain's exit from the European Union than allow it to crash out without a deal.
The PM is set to make one last-ditch plea to MPs to back her Brexit deal when she arrives back in London this afternoon.
On the eve of the...
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Murder Probe As Prisoner Dies At HMP Risley After 'Stabbing'

Murder Probe As Prisoner Dies At HMP Risley After 'Stabbing'

A murder probe is underway after the death of a 33-year-old man at HMP Risley in Cheshire. It is believed Stephen O'Donnell was stabbed during an incident on E wing in the... Read more ...

NTA Awards 2019: 11 Moments You Might Have Missed From The Ceremony

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We all know that ‘Bodyguard' won big and that Ant and Dec triumphed in the Best Presenter category for the 1000th time at this year's National Television Awards, but there were... Read more ...

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Children's education is being damaged by academy school failures and misuse of funds that includes paying “excessive salaries” to top bosses, a public spending watchdog has... Read more ...

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Gemma Collins has announced that she's temporarily taking a step back from social media, in a bid to focus on her ‘Dancing On Ice' training. We're only a few weeks into the... Read more ...

James Bulger's Mother Denise Fergus 'Disgusted' At Oscar Nod For Film About...

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The mother of James Bulger has said she is “angry and upset” that ‘Detainment', the short film about her son's murder, has been nominated for an Oscar. ‘Detainment', one of the... Read more ...

Father Accused Of Acid Attack On His Three-Year-Old Son As Part Of Custody...

Father Accused Of Acid Attack On His Three-Year-Old Son As Part Of Custody Battle

A father organised a “cowardly” sulphuric acid attack on his three-year-old son in an effort to portray his estranged wife in a “bad light” as he battled for access to their... Read more ...

Pro-Brexit Businessman Sir James Dyson Moving HQ To Singapore

Pro-Brexit Businessman Sir James Dyson Moving HQ To Singapore

Brexit-backing businessman Sir James Dyson is to relocate the Dyson head office from the UK to Singapore. The bombshell announcement will mean the company is no longer a... Read more ...

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This year's Oscars nominations have now been revealed, with a load of big-name stars and films from the last 12 months being recognised by the Academy, from Lady Gaga and... Read more ...

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Human beings must not lose our connection with nature, and should wake up to the fact that our actions can have negative consequences on the natural world, Sir David... Read more ...

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Drowned Worcester University Fresher Thomas Jones ‘Was Answering Cries For Help' Inquest Finds

A university student who drowned in the River Severn was “more than likely” trying to assist somebody who cried for help, an inquest has heard. Thomas Jones's body was found... Read more ...