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Sunak swerves questions on Farage joining Tories as Starmer says PM has 'lost control' of his party

Sky News Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Rishi Sunak has refused to reveal whether he would allow Nigel Farage to join his party after Sir Keir Starmer accused the Conservatives of "dancing to the tune" set by the former UKIP leader.
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Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Leader of the Opposition of the United Kingdom since 2020

Starmer refuses to comment on Rayner’s tax affairs [Video]

Starmer refuses to comment on Rayner’s tax affairs

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has refused to comment on whether the party has provided funding for tax or legal advice for his deputy Angela Rayner’s tax affairs. Mr Starmer said, “I have said I am absolutely pleased to be out with Angela today, and that is the focus that she has, that is the focus that I have had.” Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies [Video]

Labour calls for police probe into MP Mark Menzies

Police should investigate allegations an MP misused campaign funds, Labour has said. Mark Menzies lost the Conservative whip after claims emerged that he had used political donations to cover medical expenses. Menzies disputes the allegations. Starmer said: “There are obviously a lot of unanswered questions in relation to these allegations, not least why it seems the Conservative Party took so long to act and whether they’ve reported this to the police, who, it seems to me, should be involved" Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer says police 'should be involved' in allegations about suspended Tory MP Menzies

Sir Keir Starmer said police should be involved in the case of suspended Tory MP Mark Menzies, who faces allegations he misused campaign funds.
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PM asked if he'd cut pensions or raise taxes to fund NI plan [Video]

PM asked if he'd cut pensions or raise taxes to fund NI plan

Rishi Sunak has refused to explain how he intends to fund a £46bn plan to abolish National Insurance – during this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. Despite being pressed multiple times by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, the PM insisted his government has delivered the biggest tax cut since the 1980s. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer accuses PM of 'smearing a working class woman' [Video]

Starmer accuses PM of 'smearing a working class woman'

Keir Starmer has accused the prime minister of 'smearing a working class woman' as the two clashed during PMQs. The Labour leader accused ‘billionaire’ Rishi Sunak of using schemes for tax evasion while trying to draw attention to Angela Rayner's tax affairs. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nigel Farage Nigel Farage British broadcaster and politician (born 1964)

Brussels police shut down hard-right, nationalist gathering featuring Orbán, Farage and Braverman [Video]

Brussels police shut down hard-right, nationalist gathering featuring Orbán, Farage and Braverman

A Brussels gathering of hard-right, nationalist European politicians was disrupted on Tuesday after police moved in to try to force its shutdown.

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WATCH: Brussels police move to shut down far-right meeting [Video]

WATCH: Brussels police move to shut down far-right meeting

The National Conservatism Conference (NatCon) was set to welcome Brexit champion Nigel Farage and Viktor Orban.

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Farage says police would have to 'drag him off stage' after attempt to shut down conference

Nigel Farage said police would "have to drag me off stage" after officers moved to shut down the National Conservatism conference in Brussels.
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Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2022

Rishi Sunak is not a Conservative but a 'socialist', claims Reform's Richard Tice

Reform Party leader Richard Tice has branded Rishi Sunak a "socialist" as he predicted a "realignment" of the right at the next general election.
Sky News

Rishi Sunak pledges to keep child benefit cap if Tories win next election

Rishi Sunak has revealed he will keep the two-child benefit cap if the Conservatives win the next election.
Sky News
Sunak to ‘sit there and vote’ until Rwanda Bill is passed [Video]

Sunak to ‘sit there and vote’ until Rwanda Bill is passed

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak promises to “sit there and vote” until his Rwanda Bill is passed on Monday. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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'We will sit there and vote until it's done': PM promises to get Rwanda bill through next week

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has insisted his Rwanda plan will finally get through parliament on Monday, telling reporters: "We will sit there and vote until it's..
Sky News
Rishi Sunak sets out plans to tackle 'sick note culture' [Video]

Rishi Sunak sets out plans to tackle 'sick note culture'

Rishi Sunak hopes to strip GPs of their power to sign people off work as part of a plan to tackle what he calls the UK's "sick note culture". Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Conservative Party (UK) Conservative Party (UK) British political party

MP accused of misusing campaign funds quits Tory Party and won't stand at next election

An MP facing allegations of misusing campaign funds has quit the Conservative Party and says he won't stand at the next general election.
Sky News

Tories warned Menzies misuse of funds claims 'constituted fraud' but whistleblower told there was no 'duty' to report it

The Conservatives were warned ex-Tory MP Mark Menzies's alleged misuse of party funds may have constituted fraud but the whistleblower was told there was no duty..
Sky News

Police 'reviewing information' about Tory MP Mark Menzies after alleged misuse of funds

Police say they are reviewing "information" about Conservative MP Mark Menzies after Labour asked for an investigation into claims he misused party funds.
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