Simon Clarke

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Former Tory chair joins rebellion over Sunak’s onshore windfarm ban
Jake Berry is latest senior MP to urge prime minister to amend de facto block on new projects in England

Pippa Crerar Political editor

27, Nov, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Rishi Sunak reshuffle: Braverman named home secretary, Gove returns as levelling up secretary, Mordaunt not promoted – as it happened
Braverman reappointed to post after resigning days ago; James Cleverly retained as foreign secretary; Oliver Dowden becomes Cabinet Office minister

Charlie Moloney, Léonie Chao-Fong, Andrew Sparrow and Helen Sullivan

25, Oct, 2022 @10:39 PM

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Rishi Sunak to meet King Charles on Tuesday morning before taking over as PM and says UK faces ‘profound economic challenge’ – as it happened
Rishi Sunak to meet monarch after Liz Truss chairs her final cabinet meeting at 9am

Harry Taylor, Andrew Sparrow, Ben Quinn and Helen Sullivan

24, Oct, 2022 @8:44 PM

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Rees-Mogg, Coffey, and Hunt would lose seats in election, poll suggests
Survey for TUC shows string of top Tory ministers in peril and opposition to removal of workers’ rights

Rowena Mason

16, Oct, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Levelling up secretary’s ‘planning reset’ could reopen Tory splits over housebuilding
Exclusive: Simon Clarke hopes to win over blue wall Tories by ending new-home targets as well as green and affordability rules

Aubrey Allegretti

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Arghhhhhhhhh’: the 10 angriest Tories at Conservative conference
Never have so many angry things been said by so many Tories about each other in a single day as on Monday. We rank the 10 most irate MPs

Archie Bland

05, Oct, 2022 @7:32 AM

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Liz Truss cabinet: who are the key players in PM’s top team?
The prime minister has appointed ministers for the great offices of state. Here are some of the other members of her new government

Peter Walker, Aubrey Allegretti and Jessica Elgot

07, Sep, 2022 @9:53 AM

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Liz Truss culls cabinet on first day as loyalists and allies get top jobs
New PM also pledges to urgently tackle energy crisis with plans to freeze bills at about £2,500 a year expected within days

Pippa Crerar Political editor

06, Sep, 2022 @8:39 PM

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Truss may stop high earners getting £400 energy bill payments, ally hints
Chief secretary to Treasury Simon Clarke says it is ‘pretty odd’ that wealthier people will benefit from payments

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

14, Aug, 2022 @11:06 AM

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Windfall tax: which cabinet ministers are for and against it?
A number of ministers have spoken out against the policy in highly unusual displays of dissent

Ben Quinn

23, May, 2022 @12:28 PM

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Treasury minister skips pre-budget photo citing agoraphobia
Simon Clarke says condition ‘prevents me being comfortable in some open spaces’

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

27, Oct, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Johnson’s reshuffle rewards Brexiters, culture warriors and key fixers
Analysis: new cabinet includes more rightwingers and longstanding backers of the PM

Rowena Mason, Heather Stewart and Peter Walker

17, Sep, 2021 @3:18 PM

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