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Ed Balls said George Osborne was moving the goalposts on the economy. "One fact I gave the House of Commons today was that the Government has borrowed more in three years of the national debt than the last Labour government did in 13 yea... Continue to article
Nadine Dorries attacked Labour plans to build four or five new towns if the party wins the next general election. "I do think housebuilding is something we should be doing right now. I don't think we should spending £60bn on HS2." "I ... Continue to article
The fallibility of MPs Nadine Dorries and Nadhim Zahawi is regrettably familiar Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 9.30am: Transport questions (topicals at 10.05am) 10.15am: Question to the Leader of the House and House of Commons Commission 10.30am: Business questions Main business Backbench business debate: Standardised p... Continue to article
Nadine Dorries has confirmed she will “never” run for the job of Commons Speaker. At a Dods hustings event with the seven candidates for the job, she put forward her case for why she should get the job. Simon Burns told the hustings h... Continue to article
Simon Burns Conservative MP for Chelmsford The role of the Deputy Speakers is to ensure the smooth running of the House, both in the Chamber and on the Parliamentary Estate. My 26 years’ experience as an MP leads me to believe ... Continue to article
Nadine Dorries to stand in Deputy Speaker contest when MPs return to Parliament - should liven it up.
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries signs a "six figure" deal for a series of novels based on her Liverpool childhood. Continue to article
The Prime Minister's spokesman said the PM "very much agrees" with Michael Gove's comments on child protection. "He very much agrees with the points the Secretary of State for Education has made and on the importance of increased transpa... Continue to article
George Osborne has shrugged off criticism from Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries, who he says “hasn’t agreed with anything” the party leadership has done for the last seven years.
The Chancellor told the Andrew Marr Show this morning: “She has objected to the modernising of the Conservative Party and that is her business but we’ve got to stay focussed on what really matters.”
His comments come after Ms Dorries said David Cameron will face a challenge to his leadership of the Conservative Party "by Christmas". Writing for the Mail on Sunday, she said that "party bosses only need 46 signatures to ditch the leader" adding that "they'll get them by Christmas".
The third reading of the Government's Health and Social Care Bill has been passed in the House of Commons by a majority of 65. MPs voted 316 to 251 in favour, and the Bill will now move to the House of Lords.
Four Liberal Democrats voted against the Bill, with 10 abstaining, according to Sky.
Ten Liberal Democrats, including Tim Farron, supported a Labour motion to amend the Bill to include a clause making the Secretary of State responsible for the provision of a national health service. The amendment was defeated however.
Nadine Dorries has denied being a marriage wrecker after it emerged she had begun a new relationship with a married man.
Nadine Dorries' controversial bill calling for all teenage girls to be given lessons in sexual abstinence was pulled from the House of Commons order paper at the last minute yesterday. The bill would have required schools to offer extra sex education lessons to girls between 13 and 16, which would have included advice on "the benefits of abstinence". Ms Dorries refused to comment on whether she had withdrawn the bill, but Parliamentary procedure means a bill can only be withdrawn by the MP who proposed it.
The Department of Health is considering measures which could strip abortion-providers of the opportunity to counsel women. The plans would see women referred to an independent organisation for counselling, and are backed by Conservative MP Nadine Dorries and Labour’s Frank Field. Charities including the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) and Marie Stopes, which presently offer the compulsory counselling, said there is no evidence that the current system is failing and warned that changes would see women wait longer for treatment.
Tory MP Nadine Dorries reportedly cheated on Channel 4’s Tower Block of Commons by hiding £50 whilst trying to live on benefits.
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