Jon Stone Policy Correspondent
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The Independent’s Policy Correspondent, with a broad brief covering areas including EU affairs, climate, transport, and economic and social policy both at home and abroad.

1236 Articles
about 5 hours ago
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Rishi Sunak backs Tories who reported MP to police over sexual assault and rape claims

But MP still retains Tory whip

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about 8 hours ago
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Sajid Javid says he will stand down as an MP at the next election

Former chancellor says he has ‘wrestled’ with decision ’for some time’

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about 10 hours ago
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Tory MP reported to police by colleagues over rape and sexual assault allegations

A group of Conservatives made a third party report to the Metropolitan Police

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1 day ago
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Michael Gove eyes concessions to get planning reform past Tory rebels

Holiday lets could require planning permission and developers hit with ‘use it or lose it’ rules

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2 days ago
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Government has already scrapped 140 EU environment regulations since Brexit, Thérèse Coffey says

Environment Secretary says UK could bin laws where it was outvoted in Brussels

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3 days ago
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Martin Lewis says ‘member of government’ briefed false stories about him to the press

Tory leadership contest was motivation for ‘defamatory comments’ , expert says

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3 days ago
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Over 40% of British exports have disappeared from European shelves since Brexit

Government’s new trade red tape likely to hit long-term productivity, trade economists warn

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3 days ago
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Over 40% of British exports have disappeared from European shelves since Brexit

Government’s new trade red tape likely to hit long-term productivity, trade economists warn

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4 days ago
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Give workers right to request four-day week with no pay cut, unions and MPs say

Right to request flexible working should be extended to the four-day week, business minister told

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5 days ago
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UK’s trade export growth slower than EU, US and G7 countries under Tories

Only Japan performed worse than the UK during the 11 year-period

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7 days ago
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Rishi Sunak says nurse pay rise demands ‘obviously unaffordable’

Nurses want an above inflation pay rise to help plug tens of thousands of vacancies

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7 days ago
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ULEZ £12.50 clean air charge to be expanded across whole of Greater London

Mayor says Londoners are breathing in ‘poison’ and that ‘doing nothing is not an option’

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