Politics

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UK Covid: Javid tells MPs there are 336 Omicron cases in multiple regions – as it happened
Health secretary says there are now 261 confirmed Omicron cases in England, 71 in Scotland, and four in Wales

Andrew Sparrow

06, Dec, 2021 @6:41 PM

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No 10 ‘plans to let ministers strike out legal rulings they disagree with’
Report increases fears government is determined to weaken judicial scrutiny

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Boris Johnson fights off legal challenge over Priti Patel bullying claims
FDA union brought judicial review after PM went against findings of his ministerial standards adviser

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

06, Dec, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Priti Patel’s alleged bullying: what the case is about
Boris Johnson is due to discover outcome of judicial review after backing home secretary

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

06, Dec, 2021 @9:35 AM

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‘People are fed up’: Tories anxious about losing Owen Paterson’s seat
Lib Dems are hoping for a spectacular upset in North Shropshire constituency that has long been a Conservative stronghold

Peter Walker Political correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Labour row as two Asian women in shadow cabinet lose advisers
Rosena Allin-Khan and Preet Gill told they must fundraise for personal aides after Keir Starmer’s reshuffle

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

05, Dec, 2021 @8:30 PM

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Barry Sheerman, longest-serving Labour MP, to retire at next election
81-year-old Huddersfield MP says in Twitter announcement that representing constituency has been ‘honour of my life’

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

05, Dec, 2021 @7:17 PM

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Labour presses for publication of documents relating to award of contracts to Randox
Documents could show whether former Tory MP Owen Paterson helped to secure business for healthcare firm

Rob Evans

05, Dec, 2021 @6:44 PM

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Raab says ‘formal party’ in No 10 last Christmas would have broken rules
But justice secretary says he has been assured by prime minister no Covid restrictions were breached

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

05, Dec, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Users of class A drugs in UK face losing passports, say reports of proposals
Boris Johnson expected to launch 10-year plan this week to tackle drug-related crime

Jamie Grierson

05, Dec, 2021 @1:27 PM

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Lisa Nandy: ‘I want Gove to succeed, for the sake of left-behind places’
The shadow levelling-up secretary is eager to see the north get a helping hand, but stresses that this will require a shift in Westminster’s mindset

Toby Helm

05, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘They’re all at it’: North Shropshire shrugs off sleaze before byelection
On the streets of Owen Paterson’s old constituency many are sticking by him but others echo public weariness with politics

Andrew Anthony

05, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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