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Sunak ‘worsens economy’ says senior Tory in cost of living dispute

According to reports, the first fines for violations of the quarantine due to Covid-19 at Downing Street are due to be issued by the Metropolitan Police soon.

Sources said The keeper fines were “imminent” and around 20 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) would be issued, with more expected to follow.

The forces are investigating 12 events, including up to six that are believed to have been attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Last week, it emerged that detectives investigating alleged out-of-quarantine parties that were being held on Downing Street and the cabinet had begun questioning key witnesses.

At the time, the Met reported that more than 100 questionnaires had been sent out to participants in the reported meetings so far. There was no official update from Downing Street or Cabinet on Monday evening.

The Met said: “We do not make routine comments and I refer you to our March 21st statement, which is still on our website. »

It comes as Rishi Sunak came across his first Wikimedia Commons grill since he delivered his widely criticized Spring Statement to MPs last week.

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Brexit legal status puts two million people at risk of deportation

Oxford scientists have warned that more than two million EU citizens and their families have temporary immigration status that could make them lose their right to stay in the UK and be deported from the country.

A new report from Oxford University’s Migration Observatory sounded the alarm over “pre-settled status,” which requires people to reapply within five years or become illegal migrants.

The status was granted to people who lived in the UK before free movement ended in December 2020 but were unable to provide evidence that they had been in the country for more than five years at that time. Peter John.

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ICYMI: Russians should decide for themselves who governs them, says education minister

Russians should decide for themselves who governs them, says education minister

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‘Murder is misogyny’: Women killed by men make up more than a quarter of all murder cases in recent years

A new study has found that women have been killed by men in more than a quarter of all murders in England and Wales in recent years.

House of Commons Library Study Provided Exclusively Independentfound that women are the victims, while men are the prime suspects in 28% of all murder cases since 2016.

The report states that between April 2016 and March 2021, there were 2,350 murders, 668 of which were by women killed by men. Maya Oppenheim.

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ICYMI: Rishi Sunak denies presenting himself as ‘tax cut chancellor’

Rishi Sunak denies presenting himself as ‘tax cut chancellor’

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Metropolitan Police to impose first fines on 10 quarantined parties

The Metropolitan Police are reportedly set to issue a first round of fines on government officials as part of an investigation into multiple allegations against parties opposed to the No. 10 lockdown.

It comes two months after police launched an official investigation after examining hundreds of photographs and documents from an internal government investigation by Whitehall tangerine Sue Gray.

According to reports from The keeper and BBC.

Our political correspondent Ashley Cowburn there are details.

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The Minister refused to say how many visas were issued after 20,000 applications under the “Houses for Ukraine” program

The Minister refused to say how many visas were issued after 20,000 applications under the “Houses for Ukraine” program

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Rishi Sunak told MPs that Brexit-hit trade is “always inevitable.”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said it was “always inevitable” that Brexit would affect UK trade with the rest of Europe.

Mr Sunak agreed that it “could be” that the trade decline that the UK is suffering from compared to other major economies was because the UK was the only one to pass Brexit.

The Chancellor’s comments came after the Office of Fiscal Responsibility released a study that said the UK’s “trade intensity” had fallen by about 15% since leaving the EU. Andre Bekass.

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Met set to issue first fines for 10 Covid quarantine violations

Police investigating alleged COVID-19 relief parties held at No. 10 will reportedly issue the first installment of fines shortly.

The keeper said he understood that the 20 Fixed Fines (FPN) would be issued “immediately”, although a government source said Pennsylvania it won’t be Monday night.

The forces are investigating 12 events, including up to six that are believed to have been attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Last week, it emerged that detectives investigating alleged out-of-quarantine parties that were being held on Downing Street and the cabinet had begun questioning key witnesses. At the time, the Met reported that more than 100 questionnaires had been sent out to participants in the reported meetings so far.

There was no official update from Downing Street or Cabinet on Monday evening.

The Met said: “We do not make routine comments and I refer you to our March 21st statement, which is still on our website. »

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Will Smith invited to speak in UK Parliament on Chris Rock slap

Will Smith was asked to speak in the UK Parliament after the incident when he punched Chris Rock on stage during the Oscars.

Conservative MP Dehenna Davison wrote to Smith on the Monday after the episode and asked the French Prince’s star to come and speak to the MPs.

This came after Labor leader Keir Starmer said Smith was wrong to hit his fellow comedian. Peter John.

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Putin’s Russia must pay ‘long-term price’ for Ukraine invasion, Labor says

The Labor Party said Vladimir Putin’s Russia must pay a “long-term price” for invading Ukraine.

Shadow foreign minister David Lammy told MPs: “Putin’s invasion may have stalled, but the threat he poses remains. According to reports, he may be looking for a way out. We want to stop the bloodshed and restore the independence and sovereignty of Ukraine.

“I am sure that the Minister of Foreign Affairs will agree with me that any ceasefire agreement must have the full support of the democratically elected Ukrainian government.

“If an agreement is reached, there will be no return to the previous status quo in our economic relations with Russia.

“The Putin regime still has to pay a long-term price for its war of aggression. We need to decisively end our dependence on fossil fuels and quickly switch to cheap local renewables to support our energy sector.

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said earlier: “We need to make sure Putin can never act in such an aggressive way again. Any long-term settlement must include a clear lifting of sanctions that will automatically trigger any Russian aggression. »

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