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This is West Country
Devon and Cornwall's PCC expresses disappointment at comments from Home SecretaryDEVON and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg says he is ‘deeply
Devon and Cornwall's PCC expresses disappointment at comments from Home Secretary
This is West Country / Posted an hour ago
DEVON and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg says he is ‘deeply disappointed’ that home secretary Theresa May has expressed ‘naked partiality’ in a statement about the forthcoming PCC elections on May 5. In the statement, Mrs May... Read more
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Daily Record
Gerry Hassan: Could Ruth Davidson inspire a Tory revival in Scotland?Ruth Davidson is still lacking a strategy They are bereft of a strategy and, d
Gerry Hassan: Could Ruth Davidson inspire a Tory revival in Scotland?
Daily Record / Posted 2 hours ago
Ruth Davidson is still lacking a strategy They are bereft of a strategy and, despite an upward tick in the polls, Davidson doesn’t yet have one. She defeated candidate Murdo Fraser, who did have one, by embodying the Blairite conceit of being the... Read more
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express
Migrant patients cost taxpayers ‘FOUR TIMES more than they put in to NHS’ Tory Lord claims A TORY Lord has revealed that migrants are costing the NHS four times more th
Migrant patients cost taxpayers ‘FOUR TIMES more than they put in to NHS’ Tory Lord claims
express / Posted 5 hours ago
A TORY Lord has revealed that migrants are costing the NHS four times more than they pay in – while paying less than a sixth of the amount an average Brit... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria MP calls for cannabis to be legalisedA CUMBRIA MP has called for the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use.
Cumbria MP calls for cannabis to be legalised
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
A CUMBRIA MP has called for the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. Tim Farron, the Westmorland and Lonsdale MP, will back a motion calling for his Liberal Democrat party to extend its existing support for the legalisation of cannabis for... Read more
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Powys County Times
Question Time in WelshpoolTHE S4C cameras rolled into Welshpool last week for the Welsh Question Time deb
Question Time in Welshpool
Powys County Times / Posted yesterday
THE S4C cameras rolled into Welshpool last week for the Welsh Question Time debate. Filmed live from Welshpool Town Hall on Thursday, February 4, presenter Dewi Lloyd hosted the debate which included Montgom-eryshire MP Glyn Davies and Lib Dem... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
An entire economic class faces being wiped from the St Albans district due to Housing Bill, councillors warn Cllr Mal Pakenham outside the St Albans council offices The government’s lat
An entire economic class faces being wiped from the St Albans district due to Housing Bill, councillors warn
Herts Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Cllr Mal Pakenham outside the St Albans council offices The government’s latest planning reforms will result in the “economic cleansing of... Read more
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birminghammail
City's lollipop ladies saved from job axe for second year runningBirmingham's army of lollipop wardens have been saved from the axe as city boss
City's lollipop ladies saved from job axe for second year running
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Birmingham's army of lollipop wardens have been saved from the axe as city bosses performed an 11th hour u-turn on cuts for the second year running. Labour council leader John Clancy has also announced the new School Crossing Patrol Trust to keep... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Historic spires view trashed by a greed for student bedsON TUESDAY night, a small handful of Labour and Lib Dem city councillors on the
Historic spires view trashed by a greed for student beds
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
ON TUESDAY night, a small handful of Labour and Lib Dem city councillors on the west area planning committee voted to leave the controversial Castle Mill blocks in situ. They agreed to accept Oxford University’s cheapest offer (Option One), to plant... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Landmark community-run care home plan in Leeds collapses after residents ’strung along for five years’Council bosses have been accused of stringing Leeds residents along following t
Landmark community-run care home plan in Leeds collapses after residents ’strung along for five years’
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 days ago
Council bosses have been accused of stringing Leeds residents along following the collapse of a care home takeover that was nearly five years in the making. The volunteer-run Dolphin Manor Trust (DMT), formed amid Leeds City Council plans to shut... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600 Oliver Letwin vowed to press ahead with plans to cut the number of MPs to 600
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Oliver Letwin vowed to press ahead with plans to cut the number of MPs to 600 The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Bury Times
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Gazette
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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guardian-series
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Harrow Times
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Gazette News
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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This is West Country
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Bolton News
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
MSPs vote to keep income tax in Scotland in line with rest of UKIncome tax in Scotland will remain in line with the rest of the UK after MSPs a
MSPs vote to keep income tax in Scotland in line with rest of UK
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Income tax in Scotland will remain in line with the rest of the UK after MSPs at Holyrood voted to set the new Scottish rate for the levy for the first time. Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Scotland have been calling for the rate to be... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Comm
Ministers press ahead with plan to cut MP numbers to 600
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Government has confirmed its intention to cut the number of MPs in the Commons from 650 to 600 in a review of constituency boundaries beginning this year and due for implementation by the 2020 general election Cabinet Office minister Oliver... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Military commanders 'sold insurance for human rights cases'Lord Boyce said there were now insurance companies "touting insurance to comman
Military commanders 'sold insurance for human rights cases'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Lord Boyce said there were now insurance companies "touting insurance to commanding officers against the possibility of their being involved in litigation at some stage". One scheme advertised says it is aimed at any commander “who is or may be sued... Read more
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heraldscotland
Income tax in Scotland to remain in line with rest of UK after voteUnder changes brought in as part of the 2012 Scotland Act, ministers at Holyroo
Income tax in Scotland to remain in line with rest of UK after vote
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Under changes brought in as part of the 2012 Scotland Act, ministers at Holyrood are required to set a Scottish rate of income tax, which will come into place on April 6. Income tax will be reduced by 10p in the pound for Scottish taxpayers but they... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff council spent £7,000 producing this videoCardiff council has been criticised for spending £7,000 producing this video sh
Cardiff council spent £7,000 producing this video
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Cardiff council has been criticised for spending £7,000 producing this video showing how a new school will look. The video was created by architect Powell Dobson Partnership but the £7,000 bill was paid by the council as part of the cost of... Read more
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Sussex Express
Rise in number of serious incidents in NHS PartnershipThere has been a rise in serious incidents at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation
Rise in number of serious incidents in NHS Partnership
Sussex Express / Posted 2 days ago
There has been a rise in serious incidents at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, including 240 of unexpected deaths and suicides, Lib Dems have revealed. The figures from NHS England were unearthed by the Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hint ministers could water down opposition party funding cutsThe SNP accused ministers of "stripping back" the ability of opposition parties
Hint ministers could water down opposition party funding cuts
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
The SNP accused ministers of "stripping back" the ability of opposition parties to hold them to account. Amid signs of growing unrest on the issue on the Tory benches ministers announced a new consultation on the plans. Some Tory MPs are concerned... Read more
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Evening Standard
EU deal is just part of the Brexit debateThe leaked version of the draft deal that David Cameron negotiated with the EU
EU deal is just part of the Brexit debate
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The leaked version of the draft deal that David Cameron negotiated with the EU has few surprises. It suggests that his attempt to limit migrant numbers from Europe by restricting benefits can only be a temporary move. So it could not be a permanent... Read more
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London SE1
Further scrutiny for Garden Bridge from London Assembly and RIBAIt's been a difficult week for backers of the �175 million footbridge between T
Further scrutiny for Garden Bridge from London Assembly and RIBA
London SE1 / Posted 2 days ago
It's been a difficult week for backers of the �175 million footbridge between Temple Station and the South Bank, with Lambeth councillors ordering a rethink of the southern landing building and calling for improved public toilet provision. Mayor of... Read more
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TechCrunch
Third Committee Report Critical Of UK’s “Sloppy” Draft Surveillance BillThe report of the joint select committee, which is made up of a majority of Con
Third Committee Report Critical Of UK’s “Sloppy” Draft Surveillance Bill
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
The report of the joint select committee, which is made up of a majority of Conservative MPs and Peers, takes a more supine approach than the ISC committee report earlier this week, with many statements where the committee accepts the government’s... Read more
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Gazette
Yate Library could be relocated despite £1.5 million refurbishment seven years agoYATE’S library could be relocated under a council savings plan – despite only u
Yate Library could be relocated despite £1.5 million refurbishment seven years ago
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
YATE’S library could be relocated under a council savings plan – despite only undergoing a £1.5 million refurbishment in 2009. South Gloucestershire Council is investigating moving the library into another building alongside its own 'one-stop shop',... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Winchester people attack city council over Silver Hill developmentAround 100 members of the public crammed into a room in the Guildhall last nigh
Winchester people attack city council over Silver Hill development
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Around 100 members of the public crammed into a room in the Guildhall last night to give their views. Speaker after speaker slammed the city council for its mishandling of the £150m Silver Hill development. Independent investigator Claer... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
‘Cameron won’t spend a penny on Leeds’ - new row over North/South funding gapLeeds council bosses have fired a furious, cross party broadside accusing the G
‘Cameron won’t spend a penny on Leeds’ - new row over North/South funding gap
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
Leeds council bosses have fired a furious, cross party broadside accusing the Government of blatant southern bias and “gross unfairness” over new emergency funding for cash-strapped, cuts-ravaged cities. The row relates to a new £300m funding pot... Read more
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heraldscotland
Do more on refugee crisis or risk seeing pro-Brexit campaigners stoke up immigration fears, Cameron is warnedThe pressure comes as Nato defence ministers prepare to consider whether the mi
Do more on refugee crisis or risk seeing pro-Brexit campaigners stoke up immigration fears, Cameron is warned
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
The pressure comes as Nato defence ministers prepare to consider whether the military alliance could play a role in policing the flow of migrants to Turkey and on into Europe. Ms Cooper will warn that a fresh surge of new arrivals in the spring will... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The AEI and Brookings Sell Marriage as the Solution for PovertyYves here. This post by Bill Black merits a serious read for several reasons. F
The AEI and Brookings Sell Marriage as the Solution for Poverty
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Yves here. This post by Bill Black merits a serious read for several reasons. First, it shows how a bend-owver-backwards effort to sell conservative values is depicted both as having “progressive” and right wing input, when it doesn’t. Second, it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Hunt makes the wrong diagnosisJeremy Hunt claims the new terms are necessary if the government is to deliver
Jeremy Hunt makes the wrong diagnosis
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Jeremy Hunt claims the new terms are necessary if the government is to deliver its ambition of a 7-day NHS. But there is a deeper issue of why Mr Hunt is pressing ahead with these reforms when there is a the far bigger crisis facing the health... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton Labour group to take legal action over Tory leader's 'outrageous and false' postal vote allegationsBOLTON’S Labour group is considering taking legal action against Tory leader Cl
Bolton Labour group to take legal action over Tory leader's 'outrageous and false' postal vote allegations
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
BOLTON’S Labour group is considering taking legal action against Tory leader Cllr David Greenhalgh — accusing him of 'manipulative mud-slinging' in a row over postal votes. Cllr Greenhalgh penned a letter in The Bolton News last week which suggested... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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Northern Echo
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisThe pressure comes as Nato defence ministers prepare to consider whether the mi
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
The pressure comes as Nato defence ministers prepare to consider whether the military alliance could play a role in policing the flow of migrants to Turkey - and on into Europe. Ms Cooper will use a speech to warn that a fresh surge of new arrivals... Read more
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Gazette
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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guardian-series
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisisDavid Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or
David Cameron warned not to hand Brexit campaign advantage over migrant crisis
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is being urged to do more to help tackle the migrant crisis - or risk playing into the hands of pro-Brexit campaigners seeking to exploit fears over immigration. The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to offer shelter to 3,000... Read more
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