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Brexit debate: Ministers fight for Theresa May’s deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment the government lost a key vote – and was told to disclose its legal advice on Brexit Ministers will again battle to win over MPs…

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Ministers to publish full Brexit legal advice

The government will publish its full legal advice on Theresa May’s Brexit deal after MPs found it in contempt of Parliament for not doing so. The Commons supported a motion, backed by six opposition parties,…


£8.5m will improve services for rape victims, say ministers

Image copyright PA Image caption The funding will be used to improve forensic examination services for victims of sexual crime Funding has been announced to improve forensic medical examinations and other health services for sex…


Ministers’ confidence in under-fire Natural Resources Wales

Image caption Natural Resources Wales has been under criticism for a series of controversial timber sales Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has the confidence of the Welsh Government, the environment secretary has said. Lesley Griffiths rejected…


Welsh ministers do not support Brexit withdrawal deal

Image caption Mark Drakeford said the UK should stay within the customs union The Welsh Government does not support the UK government’s Brexit deal as it stands, a senior Welsh minister has said. Mark Drakeford…


UK ministers ‘always listen’ to Welsh counterparts on Brexit

Image caption David Lidington said the UK government always listens to the devolved administrations One of Theresa May’s closest colleagues has denied claims that the Welsh Government was ignored in the drafting of her Brexit…


Poverty causing ‘misery’ in UK, and ministers are in denial, says UN official

Image caption UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston travelled the country for his report on poverty Ministers are in a “state of denial” about poverty, a UN expert has said following a 12-day tour of the…


Academic Sir Roger Scruton’s housing role defended by ministers

Ministers have defended the choice of Sir Roger Scruton to head a new housing body, amid calls for him to quit. The conservative academic was recently named as chairman of a new public body to…


Brexit: Ministers told ‘judgement day’ looms for decision

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May returning to Downing Street on Monday Ministers have been told “judgement day is coming” over Brexit as the two sides strive for a deal within 48 hours. Officials…


Ministers ‘misleading on badger cull’

Image copyright SPL A campaign group of vets has accused Defra and its ministers of telling “barefaced lies” about the effectiveness of one of its badger culls in England. The group has written to the…


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