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Newark MP has the backing of Prime Minister

Newark MP has the backing of Prime Minister

Newark MP has the backing of Prime Minister

The Prime Minister has thrown his backing behind Newark MP.

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Government papers released over Newark MP's planning controversy

Government papers released over Newark MP's planning controversy

Government papers released over Newark MP's planning controversy

Papers show Newark MP Robert Jenrick was ‘insistent’ a controversial £1bn development should be approved before new infrastructure charges came in.


Black Lives Matter statement adopted by district's Labour Group

Black Lives Matter statement adopted by district's Labour Group

Black Lives Matter statement adopted by district's Labour Group

Leader Paul Peacock said the Labour Group needed to reaffirm its commitment to the fight against any form of discrimination and prejudice.

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No overall political control at town council following 'breakdown' of trust

No overall political control at town council following 'breakdown' of trust

No overall political control at town council following 'breakdown' of trust

Labour, independents and the Green Party had formed an alliance to govern the town with the Conservatives in opposition.

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Mayor survives motion of no-confidence after moving the vote to confidential matters

Mayor survives motion of no-confidence after moving the vote to confidential matters

Mayor survives motion of no-confidence after moving the vote to confidential matters

Mayor John Stockwood took the vote into confidential items on the agenda, so the watching public did not see the debate.


Robert Jenrick defends controversial 1,500-home scheme decision as he is questioned by MPs

Robert Jenrick defends controversial 1,500-home scheme decision as he is questioned by MPs

Robert Jenrick defends controversial 1,500-home scheme decision as he is questioned by MPs

Newark MP Robert Jenrick was questioned in Parliament on Monday of his decision to grant permission to a Conservative donor's east London application.

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Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

All parties informed of decision on no further police action at this time.


Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls have been made to rename a university building dedicated to William Gladstone — a former Newark MP — due to his views on slavery.


Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Paul Peacock said one of his biggest worries was the commitment to local councils, something he said stemmed from yearly government cuts.


Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said there were serious questions over a Tower Hamlets development approved by Newark MP Robert Jenrick.


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