Priti Patel

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Boris Johnson’s disciples gathered to sing the old hymns. But are they a real threat to Sunak?
Familiar faces on the right met in Bournemouth to pour scorn on the government. And they can certainly make the PM’s life harder

Michael Savage, Policy Editor

14, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Tory anarchy breaks out as revolt looms on Brexit laws
Ex-ministers attack Rishi Sunak’s leadership as pro-Johnson wing calls for lower taxes

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

13, May, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Priti Patel to blame local election losses on Tory leadership in speech
Witham MP expected to attack ‘those in power’ for sidelining party’s grassroots at conference of pro-Boris Johnson group

Tom Ambrose

13, May, 2023 @8:29 AM

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The Observer view on Dominic Raab’s resignation and bullying in Westminster | Observer editorial
Until Rishi Sunak and all party leaders value integrity above loyalty, the Commons will continue to be a toxic place to work

Observer editorial

23, Apr, 2023 @5:01 AM

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Message to Suella Braverman: you are betraying the Windrush scandal survivors, but we will defend them | Wanda Wyporska
A new report says the UK’s compensation scheme is ‘hostile’. When will ministers live up to their responsibilities, asks Dr Wanda Wyporska of the Black Equity Organisation

Wanda Wyporska

18, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Tories hail Greek migration policies as an example. Instead, they should serve as a warning
Experience in eastern Mediterranean proves deterrence and harsh conditions do little to discourage refugees

Katy Fallon and Giorgos Christides

12, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Home Office admits no evidence to support key claim on small boat crossings
Exclusive: UK government concedes it cannot substantiate assertion that majority crossing Channel are economic migrants

Mark Townsend

08, Apr, 2023 @11:39 AM

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BT shelves plan for phone line to help women travelling alone
Privately-run £50m scheme backed by former home secretary was mooted after 2021 murder of Sarah Everard

Alexandra Topping

06, Apr, 2023 @11:28 AM

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Dominic Raab is ‘100% a bully’, says former Foreign Office official
Justice secretary, who denies bullying allegations, oversaw a toxic atmosphere, ex-staffer says

Peter Walker Political correspondent

31, Mar, 2023 @5:52 PM

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‘You walked in and your heart sank’: the shocking inside story of Manston detention centre
Last year, the short-term facility in Kent ballooned into a vast, unsafe camp holding thousands of people, including children. How did our asylum system get so broken – and what does it reveal about Rishi Sunak’s promise to stop the small boats?

Amelia Gentleman

25, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Revealed: child refugees will be detained or deported under small boats plan
Senior Tories condemn ‘sickening’ plans which would allow unaccompanied minors to be held, in U-turn on past legislation

Michael Savage and Toby Helm

11, Mar, 2023 @7:07 PM

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Forty-three times the Conservatives tried (and failed) to tackle Channel crossings
From jetski patrols to Rwanda deportations, the Tories have not been short of schemes to deter small boats

Archie Bland

07, Mar, 2023 @8:08 AM

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