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Replying to @BBCSportScot: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says football cannot be treated "in isolation" amid the SPFL's renewed attempts to hasten…

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: There are "plenty" of examples of those excluded from current government support schemes, says Lib Dem Christine Jardine…

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There are "plenty" of examples of those excluded from current government support schemes, says Lib Dem Christine Jardine

"We have provided comprehensive support to those who are self-employed," replies Rishi Sunak

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says football cannot be treated "in isolation" amid the SPFL's renewed attempts to hasten the return of fans.

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"The climate crisis is the biggest long-term threat to our economy," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

"Far too often this Spending Review locks us into a path that will make the transition to net-zero harder, not easier"

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Public sector pay freezes take "a sledgehammer to consumer confidence," says shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds

She says Conservatives have "wasted and mismanaged public finances on an industrial scale"

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Replying to @BBCWorld: How Europeans are preparing for Christmas and New Year during a pandemic

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How Europeans are preparing for Christmas and New Year during a pandemic

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Replying to @BBCBreaking: Number of unemployed people in the UK expected to peak at 2.6 million next year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says

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Number of unemployed people in the UK expected to peak at 2.6 million next year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces an increase in the National Living Wage by 2.2%, to £8.91 an hour - extended to those aged 23 and over

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UK aid spending target will go down to 0.5% of GDP, during time of "unprecedented crisis"

Sticking to spending 0.7% of national income on overseas aid is "difficult to justify to the British people", says Rishi Sunak

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Replying to @BBCBreaking: UK government set to borrow £394bn this year, the highest amount ever in peacetime history, to help deal with coronavirus…

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UK government set to borrow £394bn this year, the highest amount ever in peacetime history, to help deal with coronavirus pandemic

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: Unemployment could rise to 2.6 million people next year, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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Unemployment could rise to 2.6 million people next year, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: UK forecast to borrow £394bn this year, "the highest recorded level of borrowing in our peacetime history"

Chancellor Ri…

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UK forecast to borrow £394bn this year, "the highest recorded level of borrowing in our peacetime history"

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says underlying debt is expected "to continue rising in every year reaching 97.5% of GDP in 2025/26"

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“We will provide a pay rise to over a million nurses, doctors and others working in the NHS”

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces three steps for public sector workers' pay for next year

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Replying to @BBCBusiness: Spending review: Chancellor warns of 'lasting' damage to UK economy

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Spending review: Chancellor warns of 'lasting' damage to UK economy

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Economy forecast to contract by 11.3% - "the largest fall in output for more than 300 years," says Chancellor Rishi Sunak

"The economic damage is likely to be lasting"

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a £3bn restart programme to help unemployed people "find new work”

Adding “we cannot protect every job, despite the extraordinary support we’ve provided”

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"Our economic emergency has only just begun"

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says his immediate priority is to "protect people's lives and livelihoods"

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: “We are developing a national bus strategy” says PM Boris Johnson

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“We are developing a national bus strategy” says PM Boris Johnson

Asked about delivering sustainable rural bus services the PM says “we are providing £20m for a rural mobility fund to support demand”

#PMQs

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: "I asked the PM to support unpaid carers," says Lib Dem Ed Davey, "the ministers haven't found that money... but have foun…

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"I asked the PM to support unpaid carers," says Lib Dem Ed Davey, "the ministers haven't found that money... but have found hundreds of millions for contracts handed out to Conservative Party cronies"

PM says "neediest" families are being supported

#PMQs

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: “Does the prime minister agree that now is not the time for an MP's pay rise?” asks Tory MP Dehenna Davison

PM Boris John…

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Replying to @BBCPolitics: Should the UK keep aid spending at current levels, as the SNP supports, to help eradicate Covid-19? asks Ian Blackford

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“Does the prime minister agree that now is not the time for an MP's pay rise?” asks Tory MP Dehenna Davison

PM Boris Johnson says “I do agree… we have frozen ministerial salaries this year”

#PMQs

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Should the UK keep aid spending at current levels, as the SNP supports, to help eradicate Covid-19? asks Ian Blackford

"The UK should be playing a leading role in eradicating Covid-19 around the world," replies Boris Johnson

#PMQs

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