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Domestic Abuse Bill: MPs back ban on 'chilling rough sex defence'

5 hours ago   |   BBC

The Domestic Abuse Bill now rules out "consent for sexual gratification" as a defence for causing serious harm.
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Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up - and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory

Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up - and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Rishi Sunak continues to buck a general downward trend, coming in almost exactly where he was last month . Priti Patel is up by twelve points, and rises from mid-table to...
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Richard Ritchie: What the great Commons debates on devolution can teach today's unionists

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Richard Ritchie is the author of a recent history of a secretive group of Conservative MPs called The Progress Trust ( Without Hindsight: A History of the Progress Trust...
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Robert Sutton: Top Tories on Twitter. Case Study 6) Dehenna Davison

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Rob Sutton is an incoming junior doctor in Wales and a former Parliamentary staffer. He is a recent graduate of the University of Oxford Medical School Number 24 on the Top...
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Coronavirus: Rights of up to 17,000 children whose mothers are in prison at risk during pandemic, MPs warn

3 days ago   |   The Independent

'Temporary release is the humane thing for the government to do,' Harriet Harman tells The Independent
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Katie Price to discuss online abuse with MPs

4 days ago   |   BBC

The former model and reality TV star will discuss her experiences as MPs launch a new inquiry.
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Robert Jenrick: MPs say minister made 'serious mistakes' in planning case

5 days ago   |   BBC

Housing committee says it "respectfully disagrees" with the PM that Westferry planning case is closed.
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Peter Bone takes swipe at ex-Speaker Bercow in Commons outburst - 'What an absurd idea!'

Peter Bone takes swipe at ex-Speaker Bercow in Commons outburst - 'What an absurd idea!'

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

CONSERVATIVE MP Peter Bone hit out at former House of Commons Speaker John Bercow and ex-Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as he urged MPs to vote against a new SNP-backed bill.
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Coronavirus: All lockdown fines 'should be reviewed' - MPs group

5 days ago   |   BBC

Police chiefs are under fire from cross-party group over "unlawful" and "discriminatory" fines.
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PMQs Recap: Boris Johnson told his economic plans have 'not a single penny' for Scotland

5 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

Boris Johnson will face questions from Keir Starmer, Ian Blackford and opposition MPs after launching £5 billion plans to re-start the UK economy.
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‘SNP incompetence': Millions spent on disposing of medical waste including...

‘SNP incompetence': Millions spent on disposing of medical waste including body parts

The SCOTTISH Government has been criticised after spending millions on disposing of medical waste after a contractor collapsed amid claims it stockpiled body parts. Read more ...

Sturgeon red faced as Home Office rebuffs claim it was responsible for...

Sturgeon red faced as Home Office rebuffs claim it was responsible for border check delay

HOME OFFICE officials have hit back at the Scottish government after they were accused of delaying the introduction of follow-up checks on travellers returning to Scotland. Read more ...

UK Politics: Govt to pump nearly £1.6bn into arts and culture sector

UK Politics: Govt to pump nearly £1.6bn into arts and culture sector

The government will invest £1.57 billion to help arts and culture venues avoid closures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Tradefair brings you the latest from UK politics... Read more ...

Brexit warning: UK told Angela Merkel will NOT help Britain secure a deal...

Brexit warning: UK told Angela Merkel will NOT help Britain secure a deal with Brussels

BRITAIN has been warned Angela Merkel may not be the missing piece in the Brexit puzzle, as many have hoped the German Chancellor would ensure a favourable deal is struck in... Read more ...

EU exposed: Brussels accused of using COVID-19 as an excuse for border control

EU exposed: Brussels accused of using COVID-19 as an excuse for border control

BRUSSELS has been accused of using the spread of COVID-19 as an excuse to control borders as the Ocean Viking aid ship carrying 180 migrants waited on the seas as permission to... Read more ...

Coronavirus second wave fears as Nicola Sturgeon predicts more local...

Coronavirus second wave fears as Nicola Sturgeon predicts more local lockdown measures

FEARS of a second wave of coronavirus are brewing in Scotland after local measures were imposed on communities at the border. Read more ...

Micheal Martin crisis: Irish leader faces chaos DAYS after replacing Varadkar

Micheal Martin crisis: Irish leader faces chaos DAYS after replacing Varadkar

NEW Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin has only just replaced Leo Varadkar and already there is scandal rocking the precarious coalition of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. Read more ...

Labour MP shamed over party stance during pandemic: 'Are you just bet hedgers?'

Labour MP shamed over party stance during pandemic: 'Are you just bet hedgers?'

LABOUR MP Lucy Powell was quizzed over her party's stance during the coronavirus outbreak as she was challenged on whether they are a party of "bet hedgers." Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

Sunak 1) £1.5 billion bailout for struggling arts sector “Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, has thrown a £1.5bn lifeline to Britain's struggling theatres, music venues and museums... Read more ...

Andrew Neil dismantles Labour's Anneliese Dodds after bizarre economic claim

Andrew Neil dismantles Labour's Anneliese Dodds after bizarre economic claim

ANDREW NEIL has hit out at Anneliese Dodds after the Labour MP claimed the UK is behind lots of other countries in terms of providing support for sectors of the economy hard... Read more ...