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Rishi Sunak, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, standing outside No. 10 Downing Street

What can we expect from Rishi Sunak if he becomes Prime Minister?

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer is the Tory favourite for the next Prime Minister, but what can the public expect from Rishi Sunak if this becomes a reality?
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Do we need a general election?

In less than two months, two Conservative Prime Ministers have resigned - it begs the question, do we need a general election?
Keir Starmer against red background reading 'KEIR STARMER ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE'

Will the Labour Party win the next general election?

The Labour Party has achieved its largest poll lead in over two decades over the Conservatives; is this enough to win the next general election? 
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss walking along wearing navy suit

How long will Liz Truss last as Prime Minister?

The new Prime Minister is rapidly losing popularity following a controversial mini-budget and a plummeting pound; the question is, how long will Liz Truss last?
Royal Mail trucks lined up covered in snow

In the Bleak Midwinter: Royal Mail strike will see 19 days of industrial action

The Royal Mail strike will see 19 days of industrial action in the run-up to Christmas, including on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Kwasi Kwarteng holds is head in his hands

Kwasi Kwarteng sacked as chancellor ahead of mini-budget U-turn

Kwasi Kwarteng has been sacked as chancellor, just weeks after he announced the controversial mini-budget.
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Energy Bill Relief Scheme: Freezing out the fraudsters

Colin Gray, Principal Fraud Consultant at SAS UK, looks at the technologies that can help governments fight fraud since the Energy Bill Relief Scheme came into force.
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What does the mini budget mean for you?

The mini budget is the phrase on everyone's lips; but what does it actually mean, and how will you be affected?
Rishi Sunak standing outside No. 10 Downing Street

Who is the favourite to be next Prime Minister?

With Boris Johnson having reluctantly resigned as Prime Minister, the question on everyone's lips is: who will be the next Prime Minister?
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UK Government to give NHS workers a pay cut in 2021

Despite the Government giving the NHS a 1% pay rise, an expected rise in inflation over 2021 means this move will translate as a pay cut for healthcare workers.
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Marmot Review 2020: “Regressive” cuts hit most deprived areas

We have the essentials of the Marmot Review 2020 for you, including recommended policy measures to tackle health inequalities.
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UK Government to offer vouchers after food parcel failure

Footballer and child hunger campaigner Marcus Rashford highlighted ongoing food parcel failures, leading to yesterday's decision to revive the food voucher scheme.
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Negative COVID-19 test will now be required to enter UK

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that any arrivals to the UK must present a negative COVID-19 test or face a fine of £500.
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Some primary schools stay closed due to rising COVID-19 cases

With rising COVID-19 cases, secondary schools will officially remain shut until 18 January - but primary schools across the country have also decided to stay closed.
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UK winter plan: The Liverpool system of mass community testing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday (23 November) announced his UK winter plan to the House of Commons, proposing a mass community testing scheme, stricter Tiers, and weekly tests for prison staff.
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MPs vote down measures to extend free school meals over Christmas

Last night, MPs voted 322 to 261 against measures championed by Marcus Rashford to extend free school meals for vulnerable children on the breadline.
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North versus South: PM Boris Johnson creates “three-tier” system

On 12 October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a “three-tier” system to override previous COVID-19 measures across England - what does that mean?
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What you need to know about the UK-Japan trade deal

On 11 September, the UK and Japan announced a successful free trade deal: What does this mean for Brexit?
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Russia behind APT29 cyberattack on UK vaccine trials

Today (16 July) the UK Government confirmed an APT29 cyberattack, on the UK's COVID-19 vaccine trials and previously the 2019 General Election.
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Rishi Sunak mini-budget: What about the environment?

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a mini-budget that proposes to change the environment infrastructure of the UK: What does that mean?

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