Andrew Mitchell

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Government wins vote on second reading of Northern Ireland protocol bill – as it happened
Former PM condemns draft legislation; former Tory chief whip says bill ‘trashes our reputation’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @10:47 PM

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MPs call for British child and ill mother to be returned to UK from Syrian camp
Mother is unlikely to survive without medical intervention, leaving her young son orphaned, say doctors

Thaslima Begum

14, Apr, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Tory MPs are frogs in boiling water amid Johnson’s ‘partygate’ defence
Analysis: senior MPs continued to signal their unhappiness with the PM in the Commons on Monday

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

31, Jan, 2022 @9:15 PM

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Pressure grows on UK to beef up measures to tackle economic crime
MPs and experts demand immediate action after shock resignation of minister over £4.3bn Covid loans fraud bill

Jasper Jolly

25, Jan, 2022 @7:28 PM

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MPs who could be affected by Boris Johnson’s consultancy ban
Analysis: new rules may not affect a large number of MPs as they do not prevent most second jobs

Peter Walker, Jessica Murray and Jessica Elgot

16, Nov, 2021 @7:39 PM

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Beyond a Fringe review - the rise and fall of Andrew Mitchell
An engrossing memoir charts the Tory MP’s ascent to cabinet, the disaster of ‘Plebgate’ and his subsequent reinvention as a scourge of Boris Johnson with honesty, insight and wit

Andrew Rawnsley

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Steve Barclay banks three hours of MPs scolding him over aid cuts | John Crace
The chief secretary to the Treasury seemingly got the short straw and had to defend the indefensible

John Crace

08, Jun, 2021 @6:12 PM

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‘Not democracy’ to deny MPs a vote on overseas aid cuts
Andrew Mitchell says rebels would have easily defeated the government if vote was granted

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

08, Jun, 2021 @3:38 PM

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The Guardian view on foreign aid cuts: conservatism without compassion | Editorial
Editorial: The government’s plan to slash £4bn from development spending is regressive and must be overturned


07, Jun, 2021 @6:26 PM

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Speaker rejects Tory rebels’ foreign aid amendment
Sir Lindsay Hoyle tells MPs amendment seeking to reverse plan for cut in aid is out of scope

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

07, Jun, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Tory rebels await Speaker’s decision on bid to restore aid pledge
MPs say they received advice amendment was in scope of bill amid claims it has been deemed not relevant

Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

07, Jun, 2021 @10:34 AM

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Tory rebels warn PM against using aid budget to send vaccines abroad
MPs prepare for Commons showdown over foreign aid cuts, threatening to humiliate No 10 on eve of G7 summit

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Jun, 2021 @6:00 PM

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