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🔴Former housing minister Kelly Tolhurst has been appointed as the new Tory deputy chief whip following the resignation of Chris Pincher, Downing Street has said

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🔵 A former cabinet minister said that there is no coherent economic policy ‘because Johnson isn’t a politician, he’s a brand. The brand likes spending money and being popular’

⚡️Unrelenting series of sordid revelations to emerge from the current PM’s administration are being compared with those of the former premier

🔴Labour has signalled a more bullish approach towards Nicola Sturgeon's party and has set out to oppose its plans to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence next year

📈Why have the Tories stopped talking about growth? Somehow, the party of business and enterprise has thrown away their reputation for sound finance, writes Simon Heffer 🧵👇

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In an interview with @Telegraph , Suella Braverman says there is a “great opportunity to peel back ... onerous rules and bureaucracy to actually help the consumer”, as a result of the UK’s departure from the EU

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GBJPFish and vegetables grown near the old Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan can be freely sold in Britain after the Food Standards Agency scrapped a rule on radioactivity levels in produce

🔴NEW: The Government has asked the Metropolitan Police for assurances that it will not publish 300 photographs from its investigation into Downing Street parties

🔴 EXCLUSIVE: David Lammy is being investigated by Parliament’s Standards Commissioner over alleged breaches of the MPs’ Code of Conduct on declaring financial interests worth more than £27,000 | @CamillaTominey 

🔴 Michael Gove is facing a rebellion from Tory backbenchers over a new law “re-criminalising” rough sleeping Thread 🧵👇

🗣️Steve Baker MP: ‘I’m sick of the Cabinet sitting there fat, dumb and happy’ The former Brexit minister has no time for ‘self-interested sycophancy’ and wants instead to focus on championing more libertarian ideals🧵👇

@Nigel_Farage  interview: 'At the end of this campaign the #Brexit  Party will be a lot bigger than the Conservatives'

'In any other circumstances, it would be called out for what it is: racist, misogynist and with a nasty pinch of snobbery thrown in' | @AllisonPearson 

🔴 EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson facing second ‘partygate’ fine over aide’s leaving event

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