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Strong-armed by whips, Tory benches are full again for PMQs | John Crace
MPs shouted and brayed dutifully in a veneer of support of their leader, but the exercise seemed mechanical

John Crace

24, Nov, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Cabinet ministers back Boris Johnson after Tory cheers at PMQs
Downing Street rebuffs claims of split with chancellor as MPs make show of support for prime minister

Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart

24, Nov, 2021 @7:18 PM

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PM’s ‘incompetence’ may help Lib Dems win North Shropshire, says Davey
Voters in byelection triggered by Owen Paterson resignation are turning against Tories, says Lib Dem leader

Heather Stewart Political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Geoffrey Cox again found working as lawyer while parliament sits
Labour challenges Boris Johnson to press his demand that MPs prioritise parliamentary work over second jobs

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:35 PM

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PMQs: Starmer attacks Johnson over social care plans as Tories insist prime minister is not losing grip – as it happened
Prime minister answers questions in Commons after Dominic Raab says PM’s faltering speech to CBI was ‘Tiggerish’

Andrew Sparrow

24, Nov, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Speaker announces review on bringing babies into Commons
Stella Creasy asked for clarification after she was reprimanded for having infant son with her in parliament

Jessica Elgot, Peter Walker and Alexandra Topping

24, Nov, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Boris Johnson accused of flouting request to wear mask at theatre
Exclusive: Audience member at Almeida theatre says PM was not wearing mask during Macbeth performance

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @12:09 PM

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David Cameron lobbied Lloyds director to save Greensill pharmacy deal
Bank continued funding supply-chain finance scheme for NHS pharmacies after appeal to Tory peer

Rupert Neate

24, Nov, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Labour’s Liz Kendall announces she is having baby through surrogacy
Shadow social care minister is expecting to be first serving MP to have child through surrogacy

Matthew Weaver

24, Nov, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Stella Creasy surprised after reprimand for bringing infant into Commons
Walthamstow MP seeks parliamentary rule clarification having previously sat with her son without censure

Peter Walker Political correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Dominic Raab insists Boris Johnson is not losing grip and praises ‘great team’
Deputy prime minister says Peppa Pig speech to CBI was example of prime minister being ‘ebullient’

Rowena Mason and Heather Stewart

24, Nov, 2021 @9:16 AM

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See-nothing, say-nothing Nadine Dorries tests her powers of self-censorship
The loose-lipped minister for culture wars tried on a poker face for her first select committee hearing

John Crace

23, Nov, 2021 @9:04 PM

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