House of Commons

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Treasured objects of a northern childhood | Brief letters
Brief letters: Byker Bridge bonding | Nitwit generator | Dissolution of parliament | Keir Starmer in court | Beer on your breakfast


19, May, 2022 @4:40 PM

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New Order singer criticises ‘ludicrous’ NHS mental health waiting lists
People in crisis can’t wait 18 months, says Bernard Sumner at suicide prevention event in parliament

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

18, May, 2022 @6:35 PM

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The Guardian view on abusive MPs: beware the arrogance of power | Editorial
Editorial: Predatory men are adept at manipulating imbalances of power in opaque and informal hierarchies, such as political parties


18, May, 2022 @5:36 PM

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Boris Johnson ‘choosing to let people struggle’ with cost of living says Keir Starmer – as it happened
Latest updates: Labour leader says prime minister ‘does not get it’ and says government delays are making problems worse

Andrew Sparrow

18, May, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Keir Starmer: PM choosing to let people struggle by delaying energy windfall tax
Labour leader says Boris Johnson U-turn on tax ‘inevitable’ and he must act now, as cost of living dominates PMQs

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, May, 2022 @12:16 PM

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Boris Johnson urged to be ‘honest’ about NI protocol issues being caused by Brexit deal he chose – as it happened
Maroš Šefčovič says UK must admit that EU cannot solve all problems caused by type of Brexit negotiated by prime minister

Andrew Sparrow and Rachel Hall

12, May, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Government refuses to release Lebedev peerage details despite MPs’ instruction
Commons told ministers to publish information after revelations of intelligence service concerns over businessman’s appointment

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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A Queen’s speech devoid of ideas or compassion | Letters
Letters: The government has offered no help to those struggling to cope with escalating prices and having to choose between eating and heating, says Peter Riddle. Plus letters from Alec Murdoch, George Baugh, Kate Burgess, Jackie Rupert and Richard Elliott


12, May, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Rising prices are fuelling deep divisions in society | Letter
Letters: It is not a ‘cost of living crisis’, but the breakdown of the market economy, writes Dr Lindy Sharpe, while Elspeth Drew fears politicians have no understanding of everyday life


12, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Michael Gove causes havoc on breakfast TV – but at least he’s not Priti Patel | John Crace
While the Govester airs his silly voices on news media, the home secretary picks a vicious fight in the Commons

John Crace

11, May, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Foreign agent scheme omitted from UK national security bill
Plans to require lobbyists to register their work for other countries delayed as key details yet to be worked out

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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How to stop the sleazy rot in Westminster? Elect more mothers to parliament | Stella Creasy
A new group is working to break down the barriers to mothers becoming MPs, says Labour MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

11, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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