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09:36, 05 Feb New messages reveal former MP Owen Paterson lobbying Health Secretary Matt Hancock 15:30, 04 Feb Aaron Bell submits letter of no confidence in the PM 14:16, 04 Feb Airport industry body claim they are ‘committed’ to net zero 13:30, 04 Feb UK Menopause taskforce holds inaugural meeting 12:07, 04 Feb Pandemic saw 25 per cent surge in children with mental health problems seen by councils 11:45, 04 Feb 20 UK parliamentarians slam ‘olympics of shame’ as winter games kick off in Beijing 10:50, 04 Feb Sajid Javid to launch 10-year ‘national war on cancer’ 09:50, 04 Feb Landmark Down Syndrome bill expected to pass third reading 08:44, 04 Feb Johnson and Patel misled on crime stats, official watchdog rules 17:18, 03 Feb Novavax COVID-19 vaccine approved for over-18s in UK 15:59, 03 Feb Head of No 10 policy unit quits over Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile jibe in Commons 15:15, 03 Feb Ben Bradshaw to step down after 25 years as Labour MP 14:52, 03 Feb MPs launch inquiry into ‘green steel’ 13:36, 03 Feb Inflation hit 30-year high in OECD countries in December 2021 12:56, 03 Feb Rishi Sunak’s £9bn energy help package is ‘giving with one hand and taking with the other’, say campaigners 11:19, 03 Feb Ofgem confirms energy price cap will rise by 54 per cent 10:16, 03 Feb MPs claim government’s net zero approach lacks ‘strategic direction’ 09:53, 03 Feb Fewer than one-in-three will benefit from new inheritance windfall, think tank argues 08:47, 03 Feb Unclear whether Irish Sea border checks suspended following DUP order