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article 25 August 2015
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Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies child murder claims

Harvey Proctor says he is "completely innocent" of gruesome allegations that he murdered boys as part of a Westminster paedophile ring  and says police are pursuing a witch hunt.

article 10 August 2015 UK
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Illegal immigration crackdown: 'rogue' bosses to be raided

The government announces a crackdown on illegal workers employed in the UK as the Calais migrant crisis continues.

post 04 August 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: has the RBS sell-off lost the government 1bn overnight?

The government has sold a 5.2 per cent stake in RBS for 330p a share - 2.1bn. But was it a billion pound loss or an astute financial decision in an uncertain market?

post 16 July 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Osborne claims victory over euro fund row

The Treasury says it's secured a deal that stops the European Commission exposing the UK to potential future costs if Greece defaults on a new bridging loan.

article 15 July 2015 UK
Probation officers picket line
Barristers vote to back legal aid protest

The Criminal Bar Association in England and Wales votes to support solicitors who are on strike over Government cuts to legal aid.

article 14 July 2015 UK
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Foxhunting vote cancelled after SNP threat

The government will not hold a vote on altering the law on foxhunting in England and Wales after the SNP said it would oppose the changes.

article 08 July 2015 UK
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National living wage: will it be enough to live on?

George Osborne produces a budget surprise with his announcement that a compulsory national living wage will be introduced. But it will be lower than the voluntary living wage that already exists.

post 08 July 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Summer Budget 2015: topsy turvy politics

The chancellor stole some of Labour's policy clothes in his latest budget announcements, but his tendency to favour old over young has not been altered.

post 08 July 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Fox hunting vote: Thursday 16 July

Anti-fox hunting campaigners knew this was coming and have already attacked what they feel is the government trying to overturn a popular law change using the backdoor of a statutory instrument.