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Moonlighting MPs earn more than ever from second jobs, despite ‘crackdown’
A year after the Owen Paterson scandal led to promises of stricter control, politicians have earned £5m from work on the side

Andrew Kersley

27, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson received £276,130 plus expenses for US speech
Register also shows former PM travelled to Montana at Rupert Murdoch’s expense last month

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

17, Nov, 2022 @6:32 PM

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Senior MoD figures thought Gavin Williamson caused national security leak
Exclusive: former government insider said it was believed serious breach ‘could have only come from Gavin’

Aubrey Allegretti, Dan Sabbagh and Pippa Crerar

10, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Like watching your girlfriend kiss someone else’: the artists who had their songs co-opted by politicians
Today’s stage-managed politics depend on everything being on-message – including choosing the perfect conference walk-on tune. But what do artists think when their music is used to support policies they abhor?

Elle Hunt

07, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Ireland’s Call: Navigating Brexit by Stephen Collins review – how Dublin got Brussels on side
Though a forensic study of the Brexit negotiations from an Irish perspective might sound dry, it is anything but

Rory Carroll

02, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Is Sunak’s cabinet representative of the nation it governs?
New PM said he would ‘unite our country’ but do his ministerial appointments reflect population?

Pamela Duncan and Carmen Aguilar García

26, Oct, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Strong and stable? Maybe, maybe not. What we can learn from No 10’s cavalcade of lecterns
Liz Truss spoke from pile of Jenga bricks. Tony Blair rocked a mic stand and David Cameron ushered in the royal coat of arms. What can we expect from brand Rishi Sunak?

Oliver Wainwright

25, Oct, 2022 @1:21 PM

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Austerity, Brexit and 44 days in purgatory: the key stages of Tory rule
Politics professor Tim Bale tracks five main phases in 12 years of Conservative government

Tim Bale

22, Oct, 2022 @7:40 PM

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Liz Truss quits: candidates to be prime minister must have at least 100 nominations from Tory MPs – as it happened
Nominations for next Tory leader will close at 2pm on Monday before next prime minister is confirmed on 28 October

Nadeem Badshah, Andrew Sparrow, Léonie Chao-Fong and Graham Russell

20, Oct, 2022 @10:53 PM

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Wrong again! Why is Liz Truss floundering after her U-turns, while Johnson and Blair shrugged theirs off?
The PM has performed a series of screeching U-turns since entering Number 10. But is abandoning a policy always a disaster – or is there a way to get away with it?

Zoe Williams

13, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Trump asked May at debut meeting why Boris Johnson was not PM, book says
Former president reportedly asked indelicate question at White House in January 2017 when Johnson was foreign secretary

Martin Pengelly in New York

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Entirely right’ for Charles to have lobbied ministers, says David Cameron
Former PM says he never felt Charles interfered, and ‘black spider memos’ should have stayed private

Jessica Elgot

11, Sep, 2022 @10:52 AM

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