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Recent articles by Caitlin:

Grant Shapps Says "Clearly" Liz Truss Tax Cuts Were Wrong

Business Secretary Grant Shapps has said Liz Truss' approach to the economy was 'clearly' not right after the former prime minister defended her ap... → Read More

Former Minister Welcomes Rishi Sunak's "Willingness To Listen" Despite Continued Scandal

Theresa Villers has praised Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for being “willing to listen” to backbenchers, even as Downing Street remains engulfed in sc... → Read More

Inflation Knocks £170m Off Value Of Local Investment Cash, New Data Suggests

Inflation has reduced the value of the government’s Towns Fund, used for regeneration and investment across England, to the tune of more than £170m... → Read More

Labour MP Kim Johnson Has Apologised After "Unacceptable" Israeli Government Comments

Labour MP Kim Johnson has apologised after referring to Israeli government as 'fascist' during Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday. → Read More

Today's Top Stories: Jeremy Hunt Calls On Early Retirees To Work Again, Questions Over HS2 Future

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has called on people who retired early to reconsider joining the workplace, as he declared that “Britain needs you”. → Read More

Tories Warned Push To Get Parents Into Work Will Fail Without "Fixing" Childcare

Government plans to target out-of-work parents in a drive to boost employment have faced criticism for not also including detail on how they would ... → Read More

Today's Top Stories: Rishi Sunak Holds Cabinet Away Day, Matt Hancock Assault Suspect Charged, Pressure To Get Child Refugees Out Of Hotels

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will gather his Cabinet at his Chequers residence later today where they are expected to start planning for the next Gen... → Read More

PMQs: Rishi Sunak Insists He's Following "Proper Due Process" As Pressure Grows To Sack Nadhim Zahawi

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he believes in “proper due process” in handling questions over Nadhim Zahawi’s tax affairs, as he faces growing... → Read More

Today's Top Stories: Nadhim Zahawi's Position Hangs In The Balance, Michael Gove At Northern Conference, Partygate Probe Calls Witnesses

A Conservative peer has joined those questioning the position of party chair Nadhim Zahawi, as he continues to face questions over his tax affairs,... → Read More

Today's Top Stories: Minister Says There Are "Significant Questions" Over Zahawi Tax Affairs, Boris Johnson Calls On West To Support Ukraine, "Partygate" Hearings Set To Begin

Policing minister Chris Philp has said there are 'significant questions' to answer on Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs, while senior backbencher Carolin... → Read More

Tory MP Tells Jeremy Hunt To Put "Positive And Practical" Childcare Measures In Budget

Conservative MP Siobhan Baillie has said there are 'positive and practical' steps that can be taken on childcare, and she wants to hear about the i... → Read More

Today's Top Stories: Nadhim Zahawi Under Pressure To Resign Over Tax Affairs, Ambulance Staff Walk Out, Keir Starmer Seeking Chief of Staff

Former Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has come under pressure following reports he settled his tax issue with HMRC while at the Treasury, and ambulance s... → Read More

How Does Levelling Up Spending Compare In London And The South East To Other Parts Of The Country?

Wales and the North West look set to most benefit from the most recent round of levelling up spending, how does this compare to other areas of the ... → Read More

Government Still Hasn't Finalised Appointments For Top Levelling Up Jobs

Labour has accused the government of “stumbling from crisis to crisis”, over a failure to complete work to appoint a cohort of Levelling Up directo... → Read More

Asylum Seekers Left In Mould-Riddled Properties Provided Under Home Office Refugee Scheme

The Home Office has been accused of a 'cruel dereliction of duty' after a refugee family were left in damp, mouldy accommodation provided under the... → Read More

Tory MP Says It's "Crazy" To Only Offer Free Under-Twos Childcare To The Poorest

Former cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom has described the current government policy of only offering free childcare to children under two to parents... → Read More

Doctors Warn Strike Talks Must Address "Full Pay Restoration" After Health Secretary Summit

Health Secretary Steve Barclay has been warned that negotiations to avert junior doctors strikes in the BMA must consider pay restoration to histor... → Read More

Health Secretary Meeting With Doctors' Union To Avert Strikes Not Expected To Cover Pay

Health secretary Steve Barclay is set to meet doctors' union the British Medical Association for talks on Thursday as members are balloted for stri... → Read More

Andrew Bridgen has Tory whip removed after tweet comparing Covid vaccine to Holocaust

Chief Whip Simon Hart said that the MP for North West Leicestershire had caused “great offence” → Read More

Andrew Bridgen Has Tory Whip Removed After Tweet Comparing Covid Vaccine To Holocaust

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has had the whip removed after he posted a tweet that compared the Covid vaccine roll out to the Holocaust. → Read More