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The Weekly Review: Feb 10 - Feb 16

Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors.

Placing children in unregulated homes to be banned

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the placement of children under the age of 16 in unregulated care homes will be banned.

Suella Braverman wants to “take back control” from the courts

Brexiteer Suella Braverman has been appointed as attorney general, the most senior legal adviser in the government.

Zuckerberg "happy to pay more tax in Europe"

Mark Zuckerberg has disclosed he is “happy to pay more tax in Europe”, following criticism that Facebook has not being paying enough taxes where they operate.

Alex Davies-Jones: "The NHS is the Labour Party’s greatest success"

It was just over a month after Christmas when I received a final belated present – an opportunity to ask the Prime Minister a question during the infamous Prime Minister’s Questions session that takes place every Wednesday.

Jackson Carlaw announced as Scottish Conservative leader

Jackson Carlaw, the interim leader for the Scottish Conservative party, has won the vote of members to take over as their new leader.

Government to scrap 5,000 post-GCSE qualifications

The Department for Education has announced it will pull funding from 5,000 post-GCSE qualifications ahead of the introduction of T-levels in September.

Sunak replaces Javid as chancellor

Sajid Javid has resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer during Boris Johnson's first cabinet reshuffle since December's election.

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