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  • Hancock under fire over Labour 'queers' tweet

    Two Labour MPs have called for Business Minister Matt Hancock to be sacked after he retweeted a poem saying the Opposition was “full of queers”. Mr Hancock’s Twitter account deleted the message ten minutes after it was posted.   “The party run by young Ed/Is quietly going quite dead/Bereft of ideas/Quite full of queer...

BNP

Hazel Blears: Govt must bring people together to combat extremism

Hazel Blears said the Government needed to do more to bring together people from different communities to combat extremism on all sides. “I think that all the mod...

Conservative Party

Labour: Tories refuse to rule out a VAT hike to fill £7 billion black hole - Leslie

  Labour press release 24 hours after David Cameron's speech and Tories refuse to rule out a VAT hike to fill £7 billion black hole Chris Leslie, Labour's S...

Gossip & Rumour

No 10: Rob Wilson MP appointed Minister for Civil Society

A press release from Number 10: Following the resignation of Brooks Newmark, please find confirmation below that he will be replaced by Rob Wilson. A Downing St...

Green Party

Natalie Bennett: The Green Party is appealing to voters from across the spectrum

Natalie Bennett, speaking from the Green Party conference, said the party was expanding its appeal to Tory and Lib Dem voters. "What we're attracting are voters f...

Labour Party

Poets cornered

Poets cornered

  Have Business Minister Matt Hancock’s attempts to join in the spirit of National Poetry Day just backfired? Hancock's Twitter account retweeted the following...

Liberal Democrats

Lib Dem Response on Communications Data Bill

A press release from the Lib Dems: Julian Huppert MP has sent a letter to Theresa May following her speech to the Conservative party conference (Wednesday). Dear ...

Opinion Polls

Truss vows UK food boost

The Environment Secretary has vowed to boost the take-up of British food within the UK. In her address to the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, Liz Tru...

Plaid Cymru

Leanne Wood: We’re taking a different route to get to the same point as Scotland

Leanne Wood insisted Welsh independence was Plaid Cymru's long-term aim, but admitted her party was not actively pursuing this goal at the present time. “We do wa...

Political & Constitutional reform

Swinney: Cameron undermined Scots powers pledge

John Swinney has accused David Cameron of trying to “undermine the commitments” made by the Westminster parties in the Scotland referendum campaign. The leaders ...

Political System

Francis Maude: So what if turnout at PCC elections is low?

Francis Maude has downplayed the importance of turnouts at police and crime commissioner elections. The Cabinet Office Minister told a fringe event at the Conser...

Public Administration

PCS: MPs back union's call for proper staffing in the Passport Office

PCS union press release MPs on the home affairs select committee have backed the Public and Commercial Services union's demand for proper staffing in the Passport...

SNP

SNP: Polling analysis latest indication of rising SNP support

SNP press release Analysis of opinion polling this week has provided the latest indication of the strong growth in support for the SNP ahead of next year’s Westmi...

UKIP

Grant Shapps: I will not write future budgets by ruling out VAT rise

Grant Shapps refused to rule out increasing VAT to pay for tax cuts in the next parliament. “I have absolutely no intention of writing future budgets on your prog...

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