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Rory Stewart announces resignation

Rory Stewart, former candidate for the Conservative leadership campaign, has disclosed he will be standing down from his seat in Penrith and The Border at the next general election.

UK recession risk "heightened" according to PMI index figures

The IHS Markit/CPS Purchasing Managers’ Index for the services sector fell in September, indicating that the UK economy may have entered recession.

Government not discriminatory in women’s pension case

Judges ruled today that the government’s handling of the rise in the state pension age of women was not discriminatory.

Parliament to be prorogued next Tuesday

Following the previous attempt to prorogue parliament, the government has confirmed its intentions to prorogue parliament next Tuesday.

Government unveils Brexit plans

The UK government has published its proposals to the EU for a new Brexit deal, including its alternative solution to the controversial Irish backstop.

Johnson's conference speech: A summary

In his speech to the Conservative party conference today, Boris Johnson stated that if his Brexit proposals are rejected by the EU, the only other option will be a no-deal Brexit.

UBS: Flight growth to halve due to environmental concerns

Environmental concerns have been cited as a major factor in the reduction of flights, with a UBS study suggesting flight growth could be halved in the coming years.

“Real issue” around inheritance tax, says chancellor

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has revealed that he is considering reducing inheritance tax during a speech at a Conservative party conference fringe event.

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