Ministerial Statement on Leaving the EU

Ministerial Statement on Leaving the EU Secretary of State David Davis made a statement in the House of Commons on the next steps in leaving the European Union.
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David Cameron’s day of power and danger | Analysis

The decisions that the PM will announce will be taken in some way to define and reveal him, says Patrick WintourThis cabinet reshuffle, the first and probably only substantial recasting of David Cameron’s government in this parliament, is a moment of great power for the prime minister, as well as supreme danger.Ever since he became […]
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David Cameron’s reshuffle cull targets ministers who failed to deliver change

Lansley and Spelman among likely victims, and Clarke also under pressure as PM seeks new faces – and concrete resultsDavid Cameron summoned cabinet ministers on Monday night who are to be sacked or demoted in his first major government reshuffle which will see a comprehensive clear-out of ministers who have failed to deliver and the […]
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George Osborne plans deregulation of planning laws

Campaigners’ fears raised as chancellor calls for ‘imaginative’ thinking over use of green belt landGeorge Osborne has signalled plans for a major deregulation of planning laws – including raising the prospect of allowing more building on green belt land.In an interview on Sunday, the chancellor of the exchequer said he wanted to see more “imaginative” […]
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David Cameron vows to ‘cut through the dither’

Prime minister promises high-profile initiatives to breathe life into flagging economy and boost Tory moraleDavid Cameron has signalled the start of his political fightback by , vowing to “cut through the dither” that is holding Britain back.As MPs prepare to return to Westminster on Monday following the summer break, the prime minister promised a series […]
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‘Online snooping’ scheme to cost £1.8bn

Home Office reveals pricetag for tracking emails, phone use and Facebook and Twitter accounts as Theresa May attacks critics as ‘conspiracy theorists’The government’s “online snooping” scheme to track email, Facebook, Twitter and other web use comes with an official pricetag of at least £1.8bn and an official warning that the figure may well prove to […]
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‘Online snooping’ scheme will rely on voluntary help of foreign firms

Security officials will not be able to compel overseas-based firms to hand over data on customers’ web, email and mobile text useHome Office security officials are to rely on the voluntary collaboration of overseas-based social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter to comply with requests from British police and security services to collect and […]
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