Theresa May

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MPs vote to approve £4bn foreign aid cut amid claims it could last for years – as it happened
Government wins vote by 333 to 298 – a majority of 35

Andrew Sparrow

13, Jul, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Johnson likely to defy Tory rebels by ignoring order for vote on aid cuts
At least 40 Conservative MPs are fighting on to get overseas funding restored after setback in Commons

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

07, Jun, 2021 @7:08 PM

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Tory rebels await Speaker’s decision on bid to restore aid pledge
MPs say they received advice amendment was in scope of bill amid claims it has been deemed not relevant

Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

07, Jun, 2021 @10:34 AM

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UK foreign aid cuts ‘will leave 100,000 refugees without water’
Aid agencies write to Foreign Office minister as pressure grows on Boris Johnson ahead of Commons vote

Patrick Wintour

06, Jun, 2021 @8:13 AM

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The Tory rebellion on aid shows Johnson’s support is a mile wide and an inch deep | Katy Balls
The government has been taken by surprise by an alliance led by a string of former ministers, says Katy Balls, the Spectator’s deputy political editor

Katy Balls

04, Jun, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Tory rebels expect to defeat government on overseas aid cuts
Theresa May joins those backing amendment to stop cuts, amid mounting pressure for a U-turn

Patrick Wintour and Jessica Elgot

03, Jun, 2021 @5:36 PM

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The Guardian view on David Cameron’s lobbying: a cynical defence won’t wash | Editorial
Editorial: Lobbying law needs updating because the government is run by people who know the price of everything and the value of nothing


16, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Amanda Wakeley fashion label falls into administration
Brand behind Theresa May’s ‘trousergate’ and a favourite of Princess Diana feels Covid impact

Priya Elan

14, May, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Cruel, paranoid, failing: inside the Home Office
The long read: Something is badly wrong at the heart of one of Britain’s most important ministries. How did it become so broken?

Daniel Trilling

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Boris Johnson signals inquiry into handling of Covid crisis to be launched within year – as it happened
Asked if the government will set up an inquiry into Covid in this session of parliament, PM replies it will happen ‘this session’

Andrew Sparrow

11, May, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Syrian teenager suing Tommy Robinson for libel seeks up to £190,000 damages
Jamal Hijazi was attacked in a Huddersfield playground and had to flee town after far-right activist aired ‘anti-Muslim’ claims about him

Ben Quinn

26, Apr, 2021 @6:30 PM

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MPs line up to parrot platitudes in tribute to Prince Philip | John Crace
PM the first of many to trot out tropes about a polymath with a sense of service and selflessness

John Crace

12, Apr, 2021 @6:10 PM

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