Andrew Mitchell

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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

Editorial

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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Tory rebels expect to defeat government on overseas aid cuts
Theresa May joins those backing amendment to stop cuts, amid mounting pressure for a U-turn

Patrick Wintour and Jessica Elgot

03, Jun, 2021 @5:36 PM

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UK aid cut seen as unforced error in ‘year of British leadership’
With UK hosting G7 and Cop26 this year, decision threatens Britain’s status as a ‘soft power’ superpower

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Shameful cut in UK aid to Yemen is indefensible | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the government’s decision to slash aid to Yemen

Letters

03, Mar, 2021 @5:51 PM

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