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"Our concern is the action they've taken isn't focused on the right places" Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says many of those who will be eligible for the £1,000 job retention bonus "would have been brought back in any event"
Tax boss questions value of Rishi Sunak's job bonus and meal discount plans, but is overruled by chancellor
Fourth senior civil servant announces exit in six months Sir Richard Heaton is to step down as a permanent secretary at the Ministry of Justice
Government says sorry to hundreds of women 'ignored' by doctors The Cumberlege review found lives were ruined because officials failed to hear concerns of women given drugs and procedures that caused them or their babies harm
'Significant divergences' in UK-EU trade talks, says EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier
"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
The most British thing you'll see today happened in Downing Street this morning, and it involved and a thoughtful police officer [tap video to expand]