Britain's government has opened an independent investigation into failed finance company Greensill Capital after lobbying by former Prime Minister David Cameron raised questions over its access to ministers. Libby Hogan reports.
Shadow Cabinet Officer Minister Rachel Reeves says it's "incredibly disappointing" Boris Johnson is urging his MPs to vote against a full parliamentary inquiry into David Cameron and the Greensill lobbying scandal.
The prime minister has set up a committee to look into lobbying, however Ms Reeves insists it is "barely an inquiry, and certainly not independent". Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The key facts behind the day's headlines on April 16 after talks have taken place about Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit arrangements amid warnings from MEPs that the breakdown in trust could derail the trade agreement struck between the UK and European Union.
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Speaking to the media at Stormont House in Belfast, Secretary of State Brandon Lewis welcomes the condemnation of violence from all the Stormont parties and expresses his confidence in the PSNI. Mr Lewis denied that the UK Government had abandoned unionists through the new Brexit arrangements - one of the concerns inflaming tensions among loyalists that have sparked a week of violence, which police said has been on a scale not seen in recent years.Mr Lewis arrived in Northern Ireland on Thursday following violent scenes at a Belfast interface on Wednesday evening, to speak to political and faith leaders.
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