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We’re Taking ‘Sensible’ Measures To Prevent Blackouts This Winter – Minister

Technology Minister Chris PhilpA minister today insisted the government is taking “sensible” measures to prevent major power cuts this winter. Chris Philp said they were taking precautions amid reports that millions may face blackouts this winter because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.Ministers have reportedly been warned of potential power cuts to as many as six million households this winter and the government is drawing up plans for rationed electricity if supply […]

today30 May 2022


UK Can Rip Up NI Protocol Without Breaking International Law, Kwasi Kwarteng Insists

Kwasi KwartengThe UK can rip up the Northern Ireland Protocol without breaking international law, a cabinet minister has insisted.Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the government was prepared to scrap the post-Brexit trade agreement - known as invoking Article 16 - in order to ensure “political stability” in Northern Ireland.The Protocol, a key part of the withdrawal treaty struck between the UK and European Union after Brexit, has led to checks on […]

today15 May 2022

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Cabinet Split Emerges Over Windfall Tax On Energy Companies

Kwasi Kwarteng and Rishi SunakA fresh split is emerging in Cabinet as ministers are divided over whether energy companies should face a windfall tax.Just days after Rishi Sunak hinted oil and gas providers could face a tax on their bumper profits, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng slapped down the idea. The government is facing calls to impose a levy on leading energy companies, as BP and Shell are expected to unveil big […]

today1 May 2022

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Cabinet Minister Denies There Is A Culture Of Misogyny As Westminster Mired In Scandal

Business Secretary Kwasi KwartengA cabinet minister has denied there is a culture of misogyny in parliament despite increasing claims of sexual misconduct in Westminster. Kwasi Kwarteng instead blamed the long intense hours in Westminster when quizzed about the mounting allegations surrounding MPs’ conduct. It comes after Tory MP Neil Parish stood down after he was allegedly seen by two female MPs watching pornography on his phone in the House of Commons chamber.It […]

today1 May 2022