Politics

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Newer Tory MPs furious at No 10 order to back Owen Paterson
Some from 2019 intake complain of being hung out to dry to protect colleague who wouldn’t recognise them

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @1:25 PM

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‘Is anybody in charge at No 10?’: What papers say about Owen Paterson U-turn
Press criticism of Owen Paterson fiasco is one reason No 10 swiftly ditched plan for Tory-led standards panel

Matthew Weaver

05, Nov, 2021 @11:22 AM

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Labour to stand in Shropshire byelection sparked by Owen Paterson resignation
Party confirms move after speculation that opposition might unite behind ‘anti-sleaze’ candidate

Heather Stewart Political editor

05, Nov, 2021 @9:58 AM

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Will the UK trigger article 16 – and what will happen if it does?
How likely is it that Britain will trigger the Northern Ireland protocol clause, and could it lead to a trade war?

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @9:36 AM

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Labour calls for probe into Kwarteng’s comments on standards watchdog
Angela Rayner says investigation needed over business secretary’s remarks to media about Kathryn Stone

Nadeem Badshah

04, Nov, 2021 @11:51 PM

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‘Absolute madness’: circus around an MP that riled the Commons
Backbenchers infuriated as reality dawned and Owen Paterson’s path swerved from invincibility to hasty departure

Aubrey Allegretti

04, Nov, 2021 @9:47 PM

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Tories engulfed in sleaze crisis after U-turn and Owen Paterson resignation
Conservative MPs react with fury at ‘own goal’ after PM ditches bid to shield former minister from lobbying claims

Heather Stewart, Robert Booth and Aubrey Allegretti

04, Nov, 2021 @8:35 PM

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Can Claudia Webbe continue as an MP after her criminal conviction?
Explainer: what are the rules for serving in parliament after receiving a criminal sentence?

Rajeev Syal

04, Nov, 2021 @7:16 PM

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Key target in scrutiny row? Westminster’s standards watchdog
Efforts to undermine parliament’s independent regulator, Kathryn Stone, follow her repeated enquiries over Johnson finances

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @6:54 PM

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‘What he’s done is corrupt’: voters welcome Owen Paterson’s exit
Constituents in Whitchurch, North Shropshire, felt their ex-MP had grown complacent and change was due

Nicola Slawson

04, Nov, 2021 @6:37 PM

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British and French talks to settle fishing row end in stalemate
Brexit minister David Frost met Europe minister Clément Beaune in Paris but two sides remain at odds

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Jon Henleyin Paris and Aubrey Allegretti

04, Nov, 2021 @6:28 PM

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Owen Paterson affair exposes Boris Johnson’s contempt for standards | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the Tory party closing ranks around a former minister accused of lobbying breaches

Letters

04, Nov, 2021 @6:23 PM

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