Politics

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Parliament an unsafe workplace due to sexual misconduct by MPs, say unions
Political parties cannot be trusted to deal with misbehaviour by their own MPs, claim general secretaries

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @7:41 PM

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MPs give Boris Johnson a soft landing after his week of summiteering | John Crace
The PM got off lightly over Chris Pincher – lucky for him as his backbenchers seemed to have better things to do than back him

John Crace

04, Jul, 2022 @7:10 PM

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Starmer ends Labour silence on Brexit as he rules out rejoining single market
Labour leader says he will rebuild trust with EU and get ‘a better deal for the British people’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @6:30 PM

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‘Is it a U-turn?’: what Keir Starmer has said about Brexit redress
Labour leader’s latest words on Brexit close door on former ambition to soften or overturn it

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Chris Pincher: a timeline of allegations and investigations
Boris Johnson’s insistence he was unaware of accusations when promoting his ally to whips’ office lasted just three days

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @5:26 PM

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Boris Johnson fails to give MPs commitment defence spending will rise to 2.5% of GDP by end of decade – as it happened
Prime minister’s commitment to defence spending questioned by Tory MP after statement last week

Andrew Sparrow

04, Jul, 2022 @5:03 PM

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How Keir Starmer hopes to ‘make Brexit work’
Analysis: Labour leader plans to focus on practicalities instead of reopening old political wounds

Heather Stewart Political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @2:22 PM

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Labour to rule out Brexit reversal and unveil plan to resolve NI protocol issues
Keir Starmer to insist on no return to single market, saying it would be recipe for further division

Peter Walker Political correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @1:34 PM

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Johnson aware of some claims about Chris Pincher in February, No 10 admits
Downing Street concedes prime minister knew of some allegations when Pincher was appointed deputy chief whip

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @11:40 AM

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Labour would scrap House of Lords, says Scottish party leader
Anas Sarwar calls instead for creation of ‘senate of nations and regions’ and rules out pact with SNP

Heather Stewart Political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Nobody believes Johnson did not know about Pincher claims, says Labour peer
Jenny Chapman says PM must answer questions over what he knew when he appointed Tory deputy chief whip

Peter Walker Political correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @8:10 AM

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Johnson faces backlash for ‘failure to act’ over Chris Pincher warnings
Parliamentary staffers and Tory MPs say allegations of sexual misconduct were not acted on by whips

Rowena Mason and Rajeev Syal

03, Jul, 2022 @7:22 PM

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