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Burnham: Covid-19 inquiry will reveal ‘worst traits’ of Westminster system

Burnham: Covid-19 inquiry will reveal ‘worst traits’ of Westminster system

Burnham: Covid-19 inquiry will reveal ‘worst traits’ of Westminster system

26 September 2021

The Government intends to begin the inquiry process in spring 2022, but Labour has called for it to commence sooner.


Piers Corbyn heckles brother Jeremy at climate event

Piers Corbyn heckles brother Jeremy at climate event

Piers Corbyn heckles brother Jeremy at climate event

26 September 2021

The former Labour leader’s brother has repeatedly spoken over climate change denial.


Tory apologises for suggesting ‘bomb’ should be planted at Labour MP’s office

Tory apologises for suggesting ‘bomb’ should be planted at Labour MP’s office

Tory apologises for suggesting ‘bomb’ should be planted at Labour MP’s office

26 September 2021

James Gray said he meant ‘no offence’ with the comment.


Octopus Energy to take on Avro customers after collapse

Octopus Energy to take on Avro customers after collapse

Octopus Energy to take on Avro customers after collapse

26 September 2021

The energy regulator said Octopus had been chosen after a ‘competitive process’ to get the best deal for Avro’s clients.


Petrol panic buying causing ‘really serious problems’ as pumps run dry

Petrol panic buying causing ‘really serious problems’ as pumps run dry

Petrol panic buying causing ‘really serious problems’ as pumps run dry

26 September 2021

The Petrol Retailers Association said 50% to 90% of its members were out of fuel.


Labour promises ‘most radical programme of devolution our country has ever seen’

Labour promises ‘most radical programme of devolution our country has ever seen’

Labour promises ‘most radical programme of devolution our country has ever seen’

26 September 2021

Shadow communities secretary Steve Reed will set out plans to Labour’s conference in Brighton.


Labour’s Anas Sarwar demands £70 top-up to pensioners’ winter fuel payment

Labour’s Anas Sarwar demands £70 top-up to pensioners’ winter fuel payment

Labour’s Anas Sarwar demands £70 top-up to pensioners’ winter fuel payment

26 September 2021

The Scottish Labour leader will urge ministers at Holyrood to use their powers to boost the payment.


European drivers ‘won’t move to UK for just three months’

European drivers ‘won’t move to UK for just three months’

European drivers ‘won’t move to UK for just three months’

26 September 2021

Imran Mustafa moved to Barcelona from Pakistan eight years ago and has been a haulage driver for three years.


Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

26 September 2021

Rod McKenzie has denied briefing the media about a meeting between fuel industry chiefs and the Cabinet Office to discuss possible petrol shortages.


Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

26 September 2021

The appeal from the Manchester United forward for the increase in Universal Credit to remain appears to have fallen on deaf ears .


Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

26 September 2021

The Labour leader should aim for ‘deep and transformative change’ according to a motion moved at the party’s conference in Brighton.


Labour pledges to scrap business rates and close tax relief schemes

Labour pledges to scrap business rates and close tax relief schemes

Labour pledges to scrap business rates and close tax relief schemes

26 September 2021

The party’s business tax reform looks to shift the burden from the high street to online giants.


Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

26 September 2021

The Labour leader said Rosie Duffield, who is not attending the party conference after receiving threats, was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’.


Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

26 September 2021

Viewers said their screens were showing a still from a programme for about 25 minutes before returning to normal broadcasting.


Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

26 September 2021

The head of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association blamed a shortage of European workers.


Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

26 September 2021

Sir Keir is under pressure within Labour to demonstrate he can take on the Prime Minister.


Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

26 September 2021

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the attack by his deputy Angela Rayner was ‘not language that I would use’.


Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

26 September 2021

The Labour leader did not exclude the possibility of another form of ‘common ownership’.


600,000 children submit entries to stamp design contest hailing pandemic heroes

600,000 children submit entries to stamp design contest hailing pandemic heroes

600,000 children submit entries to stamp design contest hailing pandemic heroes

26 September 2021

Children aged four to 14 were asked to think about who their heroes were and to design a stamp in their honour.


Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

26 September 2021

The Cabinet minister said there was ‘plenty of fuel’ available.


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