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Laura Hughes
Political Correspondent, Financial Times laura.hughes@ft.com
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Sebastian Payne 12h
Listen: this week’s Politics podcast on Boris’ Brexit blunders and the collapse of talks in Northern Ireland. With
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Lauren Fedor Feb 16
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Stephen Bush Feb 16
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Laura Hughes Feb 13
House of Commons Spokesperson says: “Today the Metropolitan Police investigated a small package containing white powder on the Parliamentary Estate. The powder was found to be non-harmful.”
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Christopher Hope 📝 Feb 13
Well done media tossers! Journalists vs MPs/peers
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Tom Newton Dunn Feb 13
Proud to have lead home such a great team of tossers, captained inspirationally by . Please give to a great cause;
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Harry Cole Feb 13
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Laura Hughes Feb 12
Penny Mordaunt: “Oxfam made a full and unqualified apology–to me, and to the people of Britain and Haiti-for the appalling behaviour of some of their staff in Haiti.They spoke of the deep sense of disgrace and shame that they and their organisation feel about what has happened."
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Rehab Group Feb 11
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Laura Hughes Feb 12
Replying to @Laura_K_Hughes
An official close to the talks confirms there is "still work to be done. If there is to be a deal, it would be more likely to be end of the week". Official adds that Theresa May's visit "seems to be act of encouragement."
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Laura Hughes Feb 12
On Stormont deal speculation, a DUP official says: "Good progress has been made but there is more work to be done. Gaps still remain." Says it is "not likely that a deal will be concluded today."
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Miranda Green Feb 10
This week's politics podcast. Brexit GPS still set for a mystery location, and what did we make of parliament's attempts to mark Suffragette week? With and Alex Barker fresh from listening to Barnier's latest.
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Jane Merrick Feb 9
The most appalling story from beginning to end - the abuse, and then the cover-up. A disgrace of one of our biggest charities and worthy of some sort of inquiry - parliamentary, government, Charity Commission.
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PoliticsHome Feb 8
NEW PODCAST: Women in the House - Join PolHome as we talk over Brexit, Trump and Votes for Women. We also chat with our special guest and hear from and
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Laura Hughes Feb 8
The working group will look at how they deal with whistle blowers and third party complaints. Questions remain over what happens if someone wants to report any sexual harassment/ bullying they've witnessed. Group will look at 6 months after system set up.
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Laura Hughes Feb 8
From the report: "In matters where formal disciplinary action upholds allegations of serious misconduct, employees may be dismissed, and MPs and Peers may be suspended from either House and face recall or expulsion proceedings."
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Andrew Bounds Feb 8
So £150m for councils that claim they need £5bn bought off a Tory rebellion via me and via
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Laura Hughes Feb 7
I believe this was officially signed off this afternoon and will be announced tomorrow. YES. 👍👍👍
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Laura Hughes Feb 6
According to the Press Gallery website: 'In 1890, the Serjeant at Arms turned down a request by the Women’s Penny Paper to have a female parliamentary reporter in the gallery, warning darkly that “the consequences were too difficult to conceive”'.
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Laura Hughes Feb 6
According to the Press Gallery website: 'In 1890, the Serjeant at Arms turned down a request by the Women’s Penny Paper to have a female parliamentary reporter in the gallery, warning darkly that “the consequences were too difficult to conceive”'.
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