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Brexit: Theresa May to meet union leaders for talks

Image copyright EPA The prime minister will meet union leaders later to talk about the next steps of her Brexit plan. Theresa May will try to find compromise with Unison, the TUC, Unite and the GMB after her deal was overwhelmingly voted down by MPs last week. But a number of the leaders have backed […]

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Brexit: What does no deal mean?

There’s still no certainty over an agreement for the UK’s departure from the EU. Do you have a view about this post? Leave a comment on our Facebook page Credited Source link

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When football and politics mix

Just as Theresa May was due to make a Brexit statement in early January, she got bumped from BBC1 to BBC2 because of an FA Cup match. The prime minister was due to address the nation after surviving a no-confidence vote at the same time as the Southampton vs Derby game went to penalties. It’s […]

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David Davis to earn £60,000 for 20 hours work at JCB

Image copyright PA Image caption David Davis quit as Brexit secretary in July 2018 Tory MP David Davis will earn £60,000 for 20 hours of work as an adviser to manufacturing company JCB. The former Brexit Secretary said he had consulted Parliament’s advisory committee about the job. Mr Davis has also been made a board […]

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Tory MP Michael Fabricant hits back over 'wig jibe'

Image copyright HOC Michael Fabricant has slapped down a fellow Tory MP who appeared to suggest, behind his back, he was wearing a wig. Mr Fabricant, whose trademark blond locks have been the subject of much speculation, saw social media posts about Huw Merriman’s alleged mockery. Mr Merriman had said “definitely a wig” to Kelly […]

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Theresa May says Dyson is committed 'long-term' to the UK

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sir James Dyson has been a vocal Brexit supporter Theresa May has said Dyson remains committed to a long-term future in the UK, despite the appliance maker moving its headquarters to Singapore. The firm has announced the relocation of two executives but insists no UK jobs will be lost and […]

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PMQs: Theresa May and Lucy Allan on Telford sex abuse inquiry

An MP asked the prime minister about the lack of action an inquiry into sex abuse in a Shropshire town, a year after it was promised. Lucy Allan said no chair has been appointed and no start date given. Theresa May said this was “very concerning” and that a minister would meet the Telford MP. […]

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PMQs: Ann Clwyd and Theresa May on new EU referendum call

A Labour MP asked the prime minister about calls for a new EU referendum, but Theresa May said the government was “delivering” on the 2016 vote. Ann Clwyd suggested the prime minister’s message to those backing a so-called “people’s vote” was: “They had their say three years ago and must just put up and shut […]

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PMQs: Theresa May and Stephen Kerr on Scottish independence

Theresa May said a second independence referendum in Scotland is the “last thing we want”. The prime minister was responding to Conservative MP Stephen Kerr who claimed the UK was the “most successful political union the world has ever known” as he urged her to resist SNP calls for a new vote on Scotland’s future. […]

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PMQs: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn on Davos and living standards

Jeremy Corbyn told Theresa May people were worried about public services, living standards, debt levels and Brexit, while a “third of her government are at the billionaires’ jamboree in Davos”. The prime minister said the “biggest threat would be a Labour government”. Political updates in text, images and video Do you have a view about […]

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Brexit: PM reassures DUP on peace funding

Image copyrightPAcemaker Image caption Londonderry’s Peace Bridge is one of the major projects in Northern Ireland that EU funding helped to buildThe government will remain committed to funding peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland regardless of Brexit, the prime minister has said. Theresa May made the pledge in a letter to “reassure” the DUP. It […]