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Jane Merrick Policy Editor
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Jane Merrick is Policy Editor at the The i Paper. She has been writing about politics since 2001, and was previously Political Editor at the Independent on Sunday and a freelance political commentator.

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478 Articles
6 days ago

TikTok fears and energy supply concerns tackled in Rishi Sunak's new national security plan

Cabinet ministers in charge of energy security and science and technology join Prime Minister's top-level team review...

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9 days ago

Rishi Sunak strikes the right deal but only after weeks of bitter protest and industrial action

The PM and his ministers underestimated the popular support NHS staff, and nurses in particular, carry in the wake of...

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10 days ago

Pay deal reached with nurses and paramedics to end strikes

The government will announce on Thursday that a tentative deal has been agreed that will be put to members of unions,...

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15 days ago

BBC in crisis over Match of the Day as star pundits boycott show in solidarity with Lineker

The pair are refusing to appear on Match of the Day after Lineker was told he will not be allowed to present it until...

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16 days ago

ONS Covid infection survey paused after 3 years, leaving no official method for tracking virus

The 'gold standard' survey has been key to the UK's surveillance of coronavirus since 2020

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16 days ago

Gary Lineker not expected to face disciplinary action from BBC for criticising immigration bill

The BBC had said it planned to have a 'frank conversation' with the former footballer after his tweets

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17 days ago

'I'd be staggered if he doesn't resign': Cabinet Secretary Simon Case under pressure to quit

Leaked messages have shown Mr Case criticising then-PM Boris Johnson and mocking holidaymakers forced to quarantine d...

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17 days ago

Covid families want Matt Hancock WhatsApps to be published in full by public inquiry

Revelations in some of the 100,000 messages leaked to the Daily Telegraph, revealing exchanges at the very highest le...

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22 days ago

No 10 worried of 'gaping hole' in Johnson's account - what we learned from the partygate report

The Privileges Committee of MPs says it believes the ex-prime minister 'may have' misled parliament - but questions r...

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23 days ago

Matt Hancock wanted to 'get heavy with police' to crack down on lockdown breakers

Leaked messages also revealed Cabinet Secretary Simon Case joking about the public being kept in quarantine hotels.

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24 days ago

Gulls become bird flu super-spreaders, threatening to carry the disease across the whole UK

The seabirds threaten to become a deadly link between farms and isolated populations

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25 days ago

King needs to tread more carefully than his mother, experts say after Brexit row

The DUP have described the monarch's meeting with the EU commission president as a 'very dangerous' decision that the...

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