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The gap between reckless Brexit promises and reality will soon be too big to ignore | John Harris
Voters invested hope in the idea of leaving the EU. But a few years of queues and chaos could further erode public trust, says says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

18, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Austerity deaths were foreseeable and foreseen | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a report revealing the highly predicable consequences of savage public service cuts over many years, and the effects of widening inequality

Letters

17, Oct, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Homelessness prevention is better than cure | Letter
Letter: With the end of the furlough scheme and cut to universal credit, thousands are at risk of eviction unless the government acts now, writes John Bird

Letters

17, Oct, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s Tory popularity slips as he fights Boris Johnson’s urge to splurge
Chancellor said to be keeping wary eye on inflation amid pressure from PM and Tory colleagues to spend

Heather Stewart Political editor

17, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Sir David Amess obituary
Dedicated Conservative politician who served as Southend West’s MP for nearly 25 years

Stephen Bates

17, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Labour urges Dominic Raab to tackle justice system ‘chaos’
David Lammy says justice secretary should focus on courts after proposal to undermine human rights law

Heather Stewart

17, Oct, 2021 @1:34 PM

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I rejoiced in Blair’s triumph in ’97. Will I ever get the chance to cheer again? | Will Hutton
A TV series reminds us of Labour glories past. But polls suggest history may not repeat itself

Will Hutton

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Labour needs big ideas to win voters back, report warns
Study finds party’s former supporters now see Tories as having a ‘record of delivery’

Toby Helm

17, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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French villagers bid to stop Tory donor Aquind laying cable under Channel
Energy firm and director Alexander Temerko have given £1.1m between them to Conservatives

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and John Lichfield in Normandy

17, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Facing chaos and needing a scapegoat, the Tories seek an endless fight with Europe | Fintan O’Toole
The EU’s proposals on the Northern Ireland protocol offered what business leaders wanted, but the prime minister prefers failure and grievance

Fintan O’Toole

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Treasury leak reveals rift between Johnson and Sunak over costs of zero-carbon economy
With weeks to go before the Cop26 climate summit, documents show PM being warned about the risks of damage to the UK from green investment

Toby Helm & Fiona Harvey

16, Oct, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Boris Johnson’s climate credibility at stake in run-up to Cop26 summit
Campaigners fear net zero strategy is being hamstrung by Rishi Sunak, who refuses to provide adequate funding

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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