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Movement restrictions introduced to protect UK against tree pest

New measures brought in after larger eight-toothed spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) was found in Kent...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 14:06

Amanda Spielman launches EIF consultation proposals

Ofsted's Chief Inspector launched a consultation on proposals for the 2019 education inspection framework at the Sixth Form Colleges Association Winter Conference...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 14:05

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Tajikistan

Mr Matthew Lawson has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 14:03

It beggars belief that the Prime Minister has once again repeated a claim that has been so utterly discredited - Rayner

Angela Rayner MP, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, responding to the Prime Minister repeating discredited education statistics at Prime Minister’s Questions despite rebukes from the UK Statistics Authority, said...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:58

Jeremy Corbyn moves motion of no confidence in the government

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, moving a motion of no confidence in the government, said...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:21

House of Commons Library Briefing: Replacing the UK's Nuclear Deterrent: Progress of the Dreadnought Class

In a vote in July 2016 the House of Commons approved the decision to maintain the UK’s nuclear deterrent beyond the early 2030s...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:19

93.4% of Basic Payment Scheme claims paid in December

The Rural Payments Agency confirms that over £1.57 billion has been paid out so far to farmers in England...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:11

European Parliament President plenary statement following Commons vote on Brexit agreement

Opening the European Parliament debate assessing the Westminster vote on the UK`s withdrawal from the EU on Tuesday evening, President Antonio Tajani stated...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 09:58

Lords motion to approve the Insolvency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - Jan 15

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Lord Henley) (Con): My Lords, while we believe that a deal with the EU is in our mutual interest, it would not be appropriate to assume the outcome...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 07:49

Lords motion to approve the Civil Legal Aid (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Jan 15

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Keen of Elie) (Con): My Lords, as I indicated a moment ago, the Government published a technical notice on a number of areas which anticipated the possibility of our leaving the EU without any form of withdrawal agreement...

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 07:48