Rowena Mason, The Guardian

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The Guardian

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Recent articles by Rowena:

Striking UK workers playing into Putin’s hands, says Zahawi

Minister says troops are on standby to replace striking ambulance workers and border staff → Read More

Conservatives urged to suspend MP facing rape allegations

Tory colleagues have reported accusations against backbencher to the police and the party → Read More

Boris Johnson hails blockchain ‘possibilities’ at Singapore conference

On post-No 10 lecture circuit, former PM says there must be ‘measures to protect public from Ponzi schemes’ → Read More

Officials slow to act on Covid contact-tracing warnings, leaked evidence says

Exclusive: Evidence to UK Covid inquiry describes missed chances to improve test-and-trace regime in early days of pandemic → Read More

Whitehall chief looking at whether to stop civil service work on Scotland vote

Scotland secretary tells MPs Simon Case is considering issue related to would-be independence referendum → Read More

Dowden paid £8,398 fee by firm of Kwarteng mini-budget party host

Payment for ‘policy advice’ came from company of hedge fund manager who organised September champagne reception → Read More

Partygate hearings could be put back to new year after No 10 delay

‘Hefty chunk’ of documents handed over to committee last week, four months after request → Read More

Owen Paterson taking UK to human rights court after lobbying scandal

Former MP, who once argued UK should break free from Strasbourg court, is challenging finding he repeatedly broke rules → Read More

UK opposition parties to table amendments to delay deletion of 4,000 EU laws

Legal experts say bill, which threatens key workers’ rights, is reckless and badly designed → Read More

Commons watchdog hints at potential Gavin Williamson investigation

Kathryn Stone refuses to comment on bullying claims against MP due to risk of prejudicing a possible inquiry → Read More

Jacob Rees-Mogg faces questions over land for housing development

Exclusive: Evidence suggests land where developers hope to build homes is held in trust for members of ex-minister’s family → Read More

Flagship post-Brexit Australia trade deal ‘not actually very good’, MPs hear

Former minister George Eustice tells Commons senior civil servant in charge of negotiations should be replaced → Read More

Angela Rayner’s former aide ‘given significant payout’ after media leaks

Labour said Jack McKenna was leaving of his own accord and with ‘clean record’ → Read More

Labour calls for national fraud strategy as annual losses hit £1.3bn

Exclusive: party seeks amendment to financial services and markets bill and says ministers are failing on ‘new types of fraud’ → Read More

Expand free school meals to combat rise in malnutrition, say health experts

Doctors and nurses report seeing hungry children on a daily basis as they urge government to act → Read More

Iceland boss urges Sunak to extend free school meals as ‘critical priority’

Food Foundation estimates cost of providing free school meals to families who claim universal credit would cost £500m a year → Read More

UK councils slashing services to meet £3.2bn budget shortfall

Exclusive: Inflation, energy prices and Liz Truss’ mini-budget are contributing factors to cuts local leaders described as unprecedented → Read More

Labour demand answers to Suella Braverman’s ‘growth visa’ leak reports

Rishi Sunak needs to clarify whether his home secretary’s security breach contained market sensitive data, Labour says → Read More

Charity founded by Jeremy Hunt paid 66% of income to chief executive

Patient Safety Watch paid Hunt’s former adviser Adam Smith more than £110,000 in year to January → Read More

Boasts and bitterness: how Boris Johnson’s bid to return as PM fell apart

Supporters taken aback by decision not to stand after scramble to build campaign → Read More