Yvette Cooper

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Labour would suspend any police officers accused of rape, party says
New policy after Carrick scandal would bring police in line with teachers under future Labour government

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

18, Jan, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Labour MPs defend accepting tens of thousands from little-known company
Wes Streeting, Dan Jarvis and Yvette Cooper received donations from MPM Connect, which has no obvious line of business

Kiran Stacey and Rowena Mason

10, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Home Office accused of breaking pledge to tackle violence against women
Labour says department has failed to make crimes such as rape, stalking and upskirting a priority

Rajeev Syal

25, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Jeremy Hunt fails to quash claims Treasury vetoed pay offer that may have averted rail strikes – as it happened
Chancellor did not contest claim when asked whether his department blocked a pay rise of around 10% for rail workers

Andrew Sparrow

09, Dec, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Labour wants to fast-track asylum cases from ‘safe’ countries to clear backlog
Shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, says she would prioritise applications from countries such as Albania

Kiran Stacey and Diane Taylor

09, Dec, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Home Office considers detention and ban for people entering illegally
Tough measures to address ‘big concern’ for Tory voters are among suggestions in report by rightwing thinktank

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

05, Dec, 2022 @12:05 AM

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Hundreds gather at Holyrood after Scottish government loses independence referendum case – UK politics live
Rallies in Edinburgh and across country after ruling says Scottish parliament cannot hold independence referendum without Westminster approval

Nadeem Badshah (now) ,Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

23, Nov, 2022 @8:59 PM

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Gavin Williamson announces resignation but ‘refutes the characterisation’ of claims against him – as it happened
Former deputy chief whip Anne Milton tells Channel 4 Williamson used ‘leverage’ and threats against MPs

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

09, Nov, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Suella Braverman condemned for claiming asylum seekers engaged in ‘invasion’ of south coast – as it happened
Home secretary criticised by charities for using ‘inflammatory’ language a day after petrol bomb attack on immigration centre

Andrew Sparrow

31, Oct, 2022 @7:18 PM

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Ministers creating ‘wild west’ conditions with use of personal phones
Unsecured mobiles, email accounts and WhatsApp chats could pose national security risk, intelligence experts warn

Peter Walker, Dan Sabbagh and Pippa Crerar

30, Oct, 2022 @7:05 PM

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‘Robust protocols’ in place, says Gove amid reports of Liz Truss phone hack
Levelling up secretary does not deny breach took place, as Labour says No 10 not taking national security seriously enough

Peter Walker Political correspondent

30, Oct, 2022 @12:32 PM

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Keir Starmer promises to launch publicly-owned UK energy company as he hails ‘Labour moment’ – as it happened
Latest updates: the Labour party leader used his conference speech to spell out his plan for the UK. This blog is now closed

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow and Ben Quinn (earlier)

27, Sep, 2022 @6:41 PM

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