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Zelenska’s visit must shock us awake again – Sir Lindsay Hoyle

[ad_1] The Commons speaker has warned that if Vladimir Putin wins in Ukraine then ÔÇťother nations will be in his sights".Introducing Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska in the Houses of Parliament, Sir Lindsay Hoyle said the UK must not sleepwalk into thinking the war was going on in a faraway land.He said she "must make us listen" about women in Ukraine being raped by Russian soldiers.LIVE: Ukraine's first lady addresses
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Alicia Kearns’ advice to Rishi Sunak on UK-China relations

[ad_1] The foreign affairs select committee chairman has said Rishi Sunak had yet to deliver his pledge to change the UK's China policy. Alicia Kearns said now was the time to "set out his stall", and that China had to respect human rights. She has called for him to address UK-China relations in his speech at the Lord Mayor's Banquet tonight. Her call came after a series of anti-government protests
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Lisa Nandy: Nurses cannot afford to put food on the table

[ad_1] "We haven't got a militant work force in this country, we've got a militant government", Labour's shadow levelling-up secretary Lisa Nandy has said. Her comments came after it was announced nurses would take strike action in December, for the fist time in the Royal College of Nursing's 106 year history. Ms Nandy told the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg that nurses were clapped during the pandemic, but some can now not