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Scottish Conservatives to announce leadership contest winner

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The contest between Mr Carlaw and Ms Ballantyne has been increasingly bitter The Scottish Conservatives are to unveil the winner of the contest to succeed Ruth Davidson as party leader. The two candidates are MSPs Jackson Carlaw and Michelle Ballantyne, with party members electing the winner.Mr Carlaw has been…

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Redcar voters discuss the change they want for their town

News BBC News Navigation Sections Home UK World Business Politics selected Tech Science Health Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Stories Video & Audio In Pictures Newsbeat Reality Check Special Reports Explainers The Reporters Have Your Say Disability Politics selected Parliaments Brexit Video duration 1:50 What does Redcar want from Westminster? Jump to media player…

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Brandon Lewis replaces Julian Smith as NI secretary

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brandon Lewis was first elected as an MP in 2010 Brandon Lewis has been appointed the new Northern Ireland secretary.He replaces Julian Smith, who was fired after 204 days in the job and had helped to restore power-sharing at Stormont.Mr Lewis is a former chair of the Conservative Party and,…

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MP Tracy Brabin’s off-the-shoulder dress sells for £20k

Image copyright Tracy Brabin Image caption Tracy Brabin’s dress attracted 180 bids before eventually going for £20,200 Labour MP Tracy Brabin raised £20,000 for charity after auctioning an off-the-shoulder dress which caused controversy in the Commons.She faced criticism from “keyboard warriors” after her dress slipped down her shoulder as she leaned on the despatch box…

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Cabinet reshuffle: Sajid Javid resigns as chancellor

Image copyright PA Media Sajid Javid has shocked Westminster by quitting as chancellor in the middle of Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle.Mr Javid rejected the prime minster’s order to fire his team of aides, saying “no self-respecting minister” could accept such a condition. He has been replaced as chancellor by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi…