Emily Thornberry

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Keir Starmer promises to launch publicly-owned UK energy company as he hails ‘Labour moment’ – as it happened
Latest updates: the Labour party leader used his conference speech to spell out his plan for the UK. This blog is now closed

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow and Ben Quinn (earlier)

27, Sep, 2022 @6:41 PM

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Liz Truss faces questions over Foreign Office spending
Data shows Foreign Office spending was up by 45% on items ranging from dining, wallpaper and Norwich City

Rowena Mason

23, Sep, 2022 @4:01 PM

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Promoting junior prosecutors will help clear courts backlog, says Labour
Emily Thornberry says plan will ‘get the wheels of justice turning’ as almost 350,000 cases await trial

Aubrey Allegretti

28, Aug, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Female Labour MPs call on PM to scrap new rape victim guidance
More than 100 MPs write to Boris Johnson saying guidance will lead survivors to avoid seeking therapy

Alexandra Topping and Caelainn Barr

17, Jun, 2022 @6:14 PM

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From ‘Legs-it’ to ‘calm down, dear’: six times UK MPs have faced sexism
After Angela Rayner was subject of sexist article, we look at other instances of misogyny in politics

Caroline Davies

25, Apr, 2022 @2:25 PM

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1,000 days between rape offence and case completion in UK, data shows
Median delay was over two and a half years in first nine months of 2021, up more than a quarter on previous year

Jessica Murray

31, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Labour conference: Andy McDonald resigns from shadow cabinet, saying party ‘more divided’ under Starmer – as it happened
MP stands down from post as shadow secretary of state for employment rights after saying he was ordered to argue against increase to minimum wage

Andrew Sparrow

27, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Johnson defends trade secretary after climate crisis denial tweets
PM admits he used to be a climate sceptic and says Anne-Marie Trevelyan will do ‘outstanding’ job

Heather Stewart Political editor

20, Sep, 2021 @7:21 AM

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Labour party pledges ethical core to Britain’s foreign policy
Shadow international trade secretary Emily Thornberry will outline plans in a report published at the TUC annual congress

Toby Helm

12, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Labour says PPE orders must not go to Xinjiang firms that use forced workers
Exclusive: Emily Thornberry appeals to Sajid Javid to tackle issue of forced labour in Chinese province

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Aug, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Thornberry has beef with Truss over Aussie trade deal | John Crace
Shadow international trade secretary takes bite out of minister as she raises steaks in debate

John Crace

17, Jun, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Labour suggests ministers failed to do analysis of Brexit deal
Emily Thornberry says lack of economic impact assessment ‘makes no sense whatsoever’

Heather Stewart Political editor

12, Mar, 2021 @2:56 PM

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