House of Lords

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Nadhim Zahawi makes U-turn on schools bill after criticism
Minister scraps plans to increase DfE control of academy trusts, derided as ‘ridiculous attempt to centralise power in Whitehall’

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jun, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Tory rebel seeks ‘meaningful vote’ over Northern Ireland protocol bill powers
Tory rebel Sir Bob Neill launched bid to force Boris Johnson to require parliamentary approval before bringing provisions into force

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

28, Jun, 2022 @6:12 PM

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Martin Lewis says House of Lords rejected his peerage application
Consumer champion believes he was turned down because he was honest about limited time he could commit

Matthew Weaver

23, Jun, 2022 @7:37 AM

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Ex-Northern Ireland secretary accuses Boris Johnson of ‘Putinesque tactics’
Labour peer Peter Hain says PM is using Northern Ireland protocol bill to provoke populist row with EU

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

20, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Government’s Rwanda asylum policy is ‘absolutely shameful’, says Lady Amos
Labour peer who is first black member of Order of the Garter says scheme threatens to undermine UK’s global standing

Caroline Davies

17, Jun, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Floella Benjamin: ‘I’m Miss Optimist. I don’t let the bad things eat me up’
From Windrush child to Play School presenter to baroness, Floella Benjamin reflects on her remarkable life

Tim Jonze

12, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lady Afshar obituary
Politics scholar who put women’s education and voices at the centre of her work

Janet Veitch

19, May, 2022 @4:08 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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Charles’s Queen’s speech surpassed in dullness by Starmer-Johnson show
Beergate-afflicted Labour leader stuck in second gear while bored PM raced to a garbled finish

John Crace

10, May, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Queen remains ‘very much in charge’ even as Charles makes speech
Analysis: Despite watching from home on TV, constitutionally the monarch was still calling the shots

Caroline Davies

10, May, 2022 @2:18 PM

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We have outgrown the Houses of Parliament | Letters
Letters: Westminster’s parliament buildings are archaic and inherently undemocratic argue Dr Louis Hellman, Mick Duncan, Lynne Armstrong and Jim McLean


09, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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