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Tory Minister Simon Clarke resigns from Boris Johnson's government for REASONS MOST SELFISH TO HIS CONSTITUENTS


The Regional Growth minister said he was quitting for "purely personal" reasons


Tory MP Simon Clarke has resigned as a minister in Boris Johnson's government for 'personal reasons', he has revealed.

Mr Clarke, MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, was Minister of State for Regional Growth and Local Government.


In a letter to the Prime

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The biggest drop in job security since 2011.

UK household finances worsen in August over job worries

Monday, 17 August 2020 9:59 AM  [ Last Update: Monday, 17 August 2020 9:59 AM ]
US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
A woman wears a protective face mask as she makes her way in Manchester city center, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Manchester, Britain, August 10, 2020. (Reuters photo)

The financial health of British households deteriorated in August at a faster pace than last month, in an

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Labour civil war: Starmer faces huge crisis as Corbynite moves threaten destructive split


A LABOUR PARTY civil war is on the verge of exploding, with leader Sir Keir Starmer facing a huge crisis as aggressive moves from supporters of Jeremy Corbyn threaten to widen massive cracks in the Opposition.

PUBLISHED: 11:42, Sun, Aug 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:06, Sun, Aug 16, 2020

Keir Starmer slammed for ‘clear miscalculation’ by McCluskey


This week, left-wing activists turned up

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Extend the furlough scheme for high-risk people


On 1st August, the Government officially pauses their support for shielders and they have been told they are to return to work. This means that if shielders can’t work from home, they should go to their workplace if it is ‘Covid-safe’.

The NPC is backing Age UK's campaign calling on the Government to keep furlough going beyond August for
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‘Global Britain’? Assessing Boris Johnson’s major changes to national security and foreign policy

There is a real risk that the shake-up of UK national security and foreign policy currently being orchestrated by Number 10 will not provide the solutions the country needs, write Edward Elliott and Sam Goodman. Here they interview former National Security Advisers, former Foreign Secretaries, former foreign policy advisers to PMs, and former senior diplomats, to assess recent developments and their potential repercussions.

The first year of Boris

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Patel reveals aspects of post-Brexit immigration plans

Monday, 13 July 2020 3:43 PM  [ Last Update: Monday, 13 July 2020 3:43 PM ]
US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
Home Secretary Priti Patel has Boris Johnson's ear on immigration policy

Less than six months before Brexit trade negotiations formally come to an end, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has seen fit to release additional details on the government’s proposed post-Brexit immigration policy.

Amongst the highlights is a

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The new pandemic will be homelessness



LAST week a young woman posted a complaint that since she left her parents’ home she had spent £45,000 on rent and now feared eviction because, under the coronavirus lockdown, she couldn’t work, had exhausted her savings and was thus was unable to pay her rent.

Multiply this personal catastrophe and, with the termination of the evictions ban, hundreds of thousands of people — singletons, couples and families — face homelessness on a

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Pressure mounts on Priti Patel over case of 11-year-old at risk of FGM

Open letter by former judges, leading politicians and campaigners urges home secretary to grant asylum to Sudanese girl

Priti Patel
Priti Patel has been told there is overwhelming evidence to support the girl’s case for asylum. Photograph: Benjamin Wareing/Alamy
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Cops reflect racism from the top of society


The police are to face a review into allegations of racial profiling. Nick Clark says they must be found guilty

The police - a racist institution

The police - a racist institution (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Police in England and Wales are to face an inquiry into whether they’re guilty of racial bias. It’ll be a travesty if the conclusion is anything other than a straightforward yes.

Rotten police investigator the IOPC will claim to look into whether racial profiling and discrimination exists in

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From rags to Rishi — but Britain is far from bailed out


RISHI SUNAK is reputed to be the richest man in Parliament with a fortune accumulated through Stakhanovite labours at the banking coalface. With his nominal boss, Boris Johnson, on a downward career path he may be calculating that sooner or later a promotional pay rise may add to his earnings.

One thing is assured, he will not be in personal need of the £1,000 employment subsidy

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MPs and outside business interests: the value of political-corporate connections

  In 2002, an amendment to parliamentary regulations removed restrictions on the participation of MPs in proceedings related to their corporate interests. Colin Green and Swarnodeep Homroy demonstrate how both firms and politicians changed their behaviour as a result. Post-amendment, firms were more likely to appoint MPs on their boards and reduce

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Burma Campaign UK

Tue, 7 Jul at 14:39
Dear Friend

Yesterday, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced sanctions against 49 people from Russia, Saudi Arabia, North Korea and Burma because of their links to human rights violations. The sanctions mean these individuals would be banned from the UK, and any assets they have in the UK would be frozen.

Min Aung
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