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  • 13:38

    Former Commons Clerk William McKay warns that his proposals for constitutional reform would need a 'hefty tweak' before being applied to the current row over powers for English MPs.

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  • 13:32
    Tristram Hunt MP

    Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says there can be no 'quick fix' to the constitutional questions about the powers of English MPs.

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  • 13:20

    Roy Hattersley tells the World this Weekend that Labour could still form a future government, even if it lost its 40 Scottish MPs.

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  • 13:20
    Graham Brady MP

    Tory MP and 1922 Committee chair Graham Brady tells The World This Weekend 'Members of Parliament – and not just Conservative Members of Parliament – are going to feel very strongly about' demanding that further devolved powers for Scotland be accompanied by a move to 'English votes for English laws'.

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  • 13:19
    Angus MacNeil MP

    SNP MP Angus McNeil accuses the Westminster parties of 'reneging on the promises of last week' on The World This Weekend.

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  • 13:10

    Labour peer Joel Barnett renews his calls for the formula he devised in 1970s to be scrapped, but says it should be for Parliament not the party leaders to decide.

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  • 12:56

    Responding to Ed Miliband's plan to increase the rate to £8 per hour, the Institute of Directors says politicians must 'resist the temptation to indulge in minimum wage auction'.

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  • 12:52

    Read the full speech from Labour's general secretary Iain McNicol to the party's annual conference here.

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  • 12:46

    Read Angela Eagle's opening speech to the Labour party conference here.

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  • 12:42

    The Federation of Small Businesses warns tthat the minimum wage is being increasingly used as a 'political football', after Ed Miliband said Labour would ensure the rate increased to £8 per hour by 2020.

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  • 12:13
    Lord Prescott

    Speaking to the Sunday Politics, Lord Prescott describes David Cameron's plan for 'English votes for English laws' as a 'Tory trick'.

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  • 11:53
    Dominic Raab MP

    Tory MP Dominic Raab says the Barnett Formula needs to be scrapped, despite David Cameron's pledge to Scots that it would remain intact.

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  • 11:50
    Grant Shapps MP

    Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps tells Murnaghan there is 'no reason at all' why constitutional reforms relating to English laws 'can’t be brought forward to the same timetable' as enhanced devolution for Scotland.

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  • 11:23
    Margaret Curran MP

    Shadow Scotland Secretary Margaret Curran said Westminster needed to respond to the concerns of the people of Glasgow after they voted for independence in the recent referendum.

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  • 11:20

    Speaking to the Sunday Politics, Alex Salmond confirms he will seek re-election to the Scottish Parliament in 2016.

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  • 11:10
    Paddy Ashdown

    Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown accuses the Tories of setting a 'trap' for Labour over English devolution, and says Westminster's legitimacy is being put at risk by the actions of David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

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  • 10:56

    A group of businesspeople signs a letter in support of Labour's plan to increase the minimum wage.

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  • 10:53
    Kate Hoey MP

    Labour MP Kate Hoey tells Sky's Murnaghan programme that Scottish MPs should not be allowed to vote on issues that affect only England.

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  • 10:50
    Alistair Carmichael MP

    Scotland Secretary Alistair Carmichael tells John Pienaar the debate around English devolution should not hinder the delivery of the new powers to Scotland that were promised before the independence referendum.

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  • 10:47

    Announcing plans to scrap Police and Crime Commissioners, Labour's Yvette Cooper says the 'model is just fundamentally flawed' and is 'costing too much'.

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  • 10:40

    The CBI criticises Labour's plan to raise the minimum wage to £8, saying it is already 'at the highest rate it can be without putting job creation at risk at the moment'.

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  • 10:35
    Alex Salmond

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond tells Murnaghan 'the writing’s on the wall for Westminster' regarding Scottish independence, adding: 'We’re only now debating the timescale and the method.'

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  • 10:35

    Responding to Ed Miliband's interview on The Andrew Marr Show, Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps says the Labour leader 'failed to answer a very simple question of fairness - does he believe only English MPs should vote on laws that only affect England?'

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  • 10:30
    Chuka Umunna MP

    Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna tells John Pieinaar a rise in the national minimum wage would 'ensure that if you work hard you get the reward.'

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  • 10:11

    Downing Street welcomes the news that an agreement to form a Government of National Unity in Afghanistan has been reached. A spokesman said it will 'bring to an end a period of uncertainty and enable a peaceful and democratic transfer of power.'

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  • 10:10
    Harriet Harman MP

    Labour Deputy Leader Harriet Harman accuses the Prime Minister of 'divide and rule' politics, saying David Cameron is setting the English against the Scots.

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  • 09:55

    On his plan to increase the minimum wage to £8 an hour, Ed Miliband says it is time to 'write the next chapter in the battle against low pay'.

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  • 09:50
    Ed Miliband MP

    Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, Ed Miliband warns that politicians risk failing to notice the deeper discontent reflected in the independence referendum campaign.

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  • 09:30
    Alistair Darling MP

    Better Together chair Alistair Darling tells Andrew Marr the three Westminster parties' promise of further powers to Scotland is 'non-negotiable', warning: 'It was promised, it’s got to be delivered, and anyone who welches on that will pay a very heavy price for years to come.'

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  • 07:36

    The minimum wage would rise to at least £8 per hour under a Labour government, Ed Miliband tells the Sunday Mirror.

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  • 07:00

    Labour would scrap the system of police and crime commissioners, Yvette Cooper tells the Sunday Times.

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  • 06:51

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, David Cameron says it is time to end the 'fundamentally unjust' system which allows Scottish MPs to vote on issues which do not affect Scotland.

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  • Saturday 20th September
  • 23:17

    The Foreign Office issues a statement from the wife of British hostage Alan Henning, urging his Islamic State captors to release him.

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  • 22:37

    Labour warns against creating 'two classes of MP' as the Westminster parties clash over plans for English devolution.

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  • 22:31

    Ed Miliband announces Labour’s plan to raise the National Minimum Wage to £8 an hour by the end of the next Parliament.

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  • 22:21

    Responding to Labour's pledge on the minimum wage, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid says 'Nobody will take any lectures from Labour on helping people on low pay. By crashing the economy, Labour made everyone poorer.'

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  • 17:30

    Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman defends all women short-lists saying they are the only way to stop parliament being 'male dominated'.

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