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Give every household £320 for "spiralling" energy bills, says Green Party
"We are tired of a Tory government playing divide and rule... tired of this country's leaders looking at Covid rates... yet refusing to mandate masks or even wear them themselves in parliament" Green co-leader Carla Denyer says Labour "fails the public"
The government’s anti-terrorism Prevent strategy needs to be “less woolly” and should slim down the number of people involved in assessing individuals, former communities secretary Robert Jenrick says
"Get your booster jab," says PM Boris Johnson He says high levels of infection "are not outside the parameters of what was predicted"
Singing of Auld Lang Syne starts in the European Parliament as the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is approved by MEPs
Matt Hancock acted unlawfully over pandemic contracts, court rules
"I was denounced as somebody that wanted to spend more money than we could possibly afford" Outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the government's coronavirus response proves he was "right" about public spending at the 2019 election @bbclaurak
Jess Phillips MP reads the names of the women killed in the UK in the last year, where a man has been convicted or charged as the main perpetrator It takes her more than four minutes
"At the age of 42, I had to prove that I've got cerebral palsy" Youth worker Dominic Hutchins confronts Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg outside the party's conference in Manchester, saying "your party shut my job down"