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DUP meet ministers to discuss May's deal

Senior figures from the DUP have today been in discussions with the government, as ministers attempt to secure their support for Theresa May's deal.

MPs vote to extend Article 50

MPs voted by 412 to 202 for the UK to seek an extension to Article 50 last night.

Philip Hammond told to perform "urgent" spending review

The Institute for Fiscal Studies claims that Philip Hammond and the Treasury need to perform an "urgent" spending review.

Affordable homes must meet basic accessibility requirements argue charity

The Centre for Ageing Better have called on the government to ensure the new builds meet accessibility requirements today.

No deal rejected twice by MPs

Last night, MPs voted to reject a no-deal scenario in any circumstances by a margin of four votes: 312 against and 308 for. This vote was based on an amendment first tabled by Caroline Spelman and was supported by senior figures from across the House and all 11 members of the Independent Group.

Hammond warns of reduction in productive capacity of the economy following no deal

Philip Hammond called on MPs to end Brexit uncertainty as he hailed the “remarkably robust” British economy today.

PMQs summary (Wed 13th Mar, 2019)

Spinraza, school cuts, no deal Brexit, knife crime, Fair Island's Bird Observatory fire – just some of the topics raised today in PMQs. The PMQs verdict today: Theresa May faces more pressure than ever.

Older people at risk of spending later life in poverty warns charity report

Poorer over-50s are more likely to become unemployed, suffer ill-health and die young than wealthier counterparts a Centre for Ageing Better report showed today.

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