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  • Sunday 23rd November
  • 22:40

    Speaking on the Westminster Hour, Lord Grocott says fixed-term parliaments are 'bad for democracy' and have led to the current government being 'dead on its knees'.

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  • 22:35
    Lord Tyler

    Lib Dem peer Lord Tyler says fixed-term parliaments ensure stability and predicts they system will remain in place after the next election, during an interview on the Westminster Hour.

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  • 22:25
    Paul Nuttall

    Ukip deputy leader Paul Nuttall tells the Westminster Hour that Mark Reckless was "confused" over the party's immigration policy, and says people in favour of repatriating EU migrants should not vote for Ukip.

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  • 22:20
    George Hollingbery MP

    Conservative MP George Hollingbery tells Westminster Hour that immigration poses a 'real threat' to some people's way of life and should be recognised as such.

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  • 22:15
    David Lammy MP

    Labour MP David Lammy tells the Westminster Hour that all of the main political parties are struggling to engage with ordinary voters.

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  • 15:40

    The Prime Minister congratulates Lewis Hamilton on winning his second F1 world title. David Cameron tweets that it is "a great day for British motorsport".

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  • 13:45

    Tory backbencher David Davis tells The World This Weekend David Cameron should recommend leaving the EU if negotiations on reform are unsuccessful.

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  • 12:34

    A Liberal Democrat spokesperson says anti-terror powers unveiled by Home Secretary Theresa May show that the so-called 'Snooper's Charter' is 'dead and buried'.dead and buried

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  • 11:52

    Read Labour's response to a series of announcements by the Home Secretary this morning, including new terror powers and her Andrew Marr Show comments on net migration and child abuse.

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  • 11:39
    Rachel Reeves MP

    Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves tells the Sunday Politics Emily Thornberry's tweet was 'condescending and disrespectful'.

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  • 11:25

    On the Sunday Politics, Conservative chairman Grant Shapps insists that his party represents 'every area of this country'.

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  • 11:23
    Douglas Carswell

    Ukip MP Douglas Carswell tells the Sunday Politics he doesn't expect any more Tories to defect to Ukip before Christmas.

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  • 11:15
    Lord Tebbit

    Former Conservative cabinet minister Lord Tebbit tells the Sunday Politics that David Cameron's handling of the European Union and the threat of Ukip has been 'mistaken'.

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  • 11:15

    On Sky News' Murnaghan, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael says the SNP 'need to be reminded' about the result of September's independence referendum.

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  • 10:50
    Nick Gibb MP

    Education minister Nick Gibb says on Pienaar's Politics that immigration has had a positive effect on school standards, as children with English as a second language are more academically able.

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  • 10:48
    Diane Abbott MP

    Labour's Diane Abbott says Emily Thornberry 'doesn't look down on council tenants' and that Ed Miliband 'made a mistake' forcing her resignation.

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  • 10:40
    Mary Creagh MP

    Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh tells Pienaar's Politics that Labour is looking into ways it can restrict in-work benefits for migrants, but dismisses a suggestion that the party is engaged in an 'arms race' on immigration

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  • 10:30
    Grant Shapps MP

    Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps says MPs shouldn't judge the public for driving white vans, and admits on immigration his party has had limited success in curbing the number of European migrants coming to the UK.

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  • 10:25
    Alistair Carmichael MP

    Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael tells Pienaar's Politics that the Liberal Democrats have stopped the Tories from resurrecting the 'snooper's charter'.

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  • 10:19
    Ken Clarke MP

    Former Justice Secretary Ken Clarke tells Sky's Murnaghan the Tories and Labour 'gifted' Ukip their two by-election victories by imitating their stance on immigration.

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  • 09:50
    Theresa May MP

    On the Andrew Marr Show, Home Secretary Theresa May says it is 'unlikely' that the Government will meet its pledge to bring net migration down to the tens of thousands.

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  • 09:30
    Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

    Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe tells Andrew Marr allegations of Westminster child sex abuse and murder are being taken seriously.

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  • 09:15
    Margaret Hodge MP

    Labour’s Margaret Hodge says entering Parliament without having done anything outside politics is ‘not a good route to connecting with people’ and that England flags are often ‘about football’. She also refuses to say if she plans to stand as Labour's candidate for Mayor of London.

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  • 09:15
    David Davis MP

    Tory backbencher David Davis says he cannot predict whether the Conservatives will win an overall majority at the general election during an interview on the Andrew Marr show.

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  • 08:05

    Charity Women's Aid reponds to Home Secretary Theresa May's plans to outlaw emotional abuse

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  • 07:45

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, former Conservative leadership contender David Davis warns of a 'yawning gap between Britain’s political leadership and the people they serve that has to be closed'.

    Read on at The Mail on Sunday

  • 07:41

    In the Mail on Sunday, Conservative MP Charles Walker says his party's failure to hold the Rochester and Strood seat demonstrates 'the complete futility of trying to outflank Ukip on the Right'.

    Read on at The Mail on Sunday

  • 07:19

    6% of Sun on Sunday readers believe Ed Miliband would make the best prime minister, a new survey finds.

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  • 07:15

    Tory MP John Baron has 'mentally left the Conservative Party', a Tory source tells the Sun on Sunday.

    Read on at The Sun on Sunday

  • 07:00

    David Cameron will use a long-awaited speech this week to pledge fresh restrictions on EU migrants' right to access the welfare system, according to the Sunday Times.

    Read on at The Sunday Times

  • 07:00

    Labour launches a review into whether central London properties owned by government departments could be sold off to help pay down the deficit.

    Read on at BBC

  • 07:00

    Former prime minister Gordon Brown is to announce that he is standing down as an MP, a source tells the Sunday Mirror.

    Read on at Sunday Mirror

  • 07:00

    In a new report, MPs on the Foreign Affairs Committee warn that 'there is still a significant gap between the high expectations of the public and the reality of the consular services that the FCO can provide'.

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  • 07:00

    Police will be able to force internet companies to hand over details of computer users under new laws to be introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May.

    Read on at The Mail on Sunday

  • 07:00

    In an article for the Mail on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy says his party is has become "culturally adrift" from its voters.

    Read on at The Mail on Sunday

  • 07:00

    Home Secretary Theresa May agrees when asked by Radio 4's Desert Island Discs if a row over the European Arrest Warrant vote left her 'battered and bruised'.

    Read on at BBC

  • 06:39

    Justice Secretary Chris Grayling uses an article in the Times to warn about the economic impact of voting for Ukip.

    Read on at The Sunday Times

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