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Greensill scandal: government orders inquiry into Cameron lobbying
Independent investigation launched into former PM’s lobbying for now-collapsed firm

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

12, Apr, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Gordon Brown calls for G7 to act on Covid vaccine ‘apartheid’
Former prime minister says group should commit to global vaccine drive and slams UK’s foreign aid cut

Larry Elliott

12, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Impossible Office?; The British Prime Minister in an Age of Upheaval reviews – power failures at No 10
Two timely books – by Anthony Seldon and Mark Garnett – make us think about what it takes to be a successful prime minister, and why so few have been up to the job

Andrew Rawnsley

04, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Patriot games: why flying the union jack has become so contentious
Politicians of all stripes have long pressed the national flag into service to unite the nation. Now its use as a stage prop or on official buildings is divisive

Tim Adams

28, Mar, 2021 @9:45 AM

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The Observer view on Rishi Sunak’s ‘generous’ budget | Observer editorial
The chancellor chose to appeal to Tory swing voters rather than help those who have suffered most in the pandemic

Observer editorial

07, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Red wall' Tory MPs urge Sunak to cut business rates for shops
Northern MPs tell chancellor his budget should protect high street and tax online retailers such as Amazon

Rajeev Syal and Phillip Inman

28, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Gordon Brown says unemployed could be 'betrayed' in budget
Ex-PM says government has been complacent over ongoing issue of joblessness amid Covid-19

Larry Elliott

28, Feb, 2021 @10:00 PM

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'Savage' cuts to UK aid put children's lives at risk, says Gordon Brown
Former prime minister says chancellor is paying bills for Covid ‘off the backs of the poor’

Peter Beaumont

03, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Rishi Sunak is paying Covid bills off the backs of the poor. It shames our country | Gordon Brown
A savage reversal of aid is happening at the very moment people need our help most. MPs must join together to stop it

Gordon Brown

03, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Keir Starmer urged to back radical constitutional reform for UK
Labour report calls for federal state, Lords replaced by elected senate and more powers for regions and devolved nations

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, Jan, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Gordon Brown calls for urgent budget help as 1 in 7 UK firms face collapse
Ex-PM calls for Treasury to get ahead of Covid crisis as LSE report warns 1m firms could fail by spring putting 2.5m jobs at risk

Larry Elliott Economics editor

27, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The Guardian view on Covid economics: worry about jobs, not the deficit
Editorial: It is mad to be concerned about levels of government debt when so many people’s livelihoods and wellbeing are at stake


25, Jan, 2021 @7:07 PM

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