Greensill: David Cameron and Rishi Sunak set to be hauled before by MPs over lobbying controversy

Former prime minister David Cameron and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are set to be hauled before MPs to answer questions over the Greensill Capital lobbying controversy. As one of seven inquiries at Westminster into the controversy, the House of Commons’ Treasury committee has announced it will seek to take oral evidence from both Mr Cameron and Mr Sunak. The cross-party group […]

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Supreme Court Seems Poised to Back Limits on Green Cards

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed ready on Monday to rule that immigrants allowed to stay in the United States temporarily for humanitarian reasons may not apply for green cards if they had entered the country unlawfully. The case, which could affect tens of thousands of immigrants, was brought by Jose Sanchez and Sonia Gonzalez, natives of El Salvador who […]

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Daniel Hannan lashes out at ‘cancel culture’ and warns UK faces ‘debilitating’ problem

Cancel culture: People have ‘had enough’ says radio host When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. The former Conservative MEP […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NZ donates 1.6 million vaccine doses, Ardern calls for ‘team of 7.8 billion’

New Zealand will donate more than 1.6 million Covid-19 doses through an international vaccine sharing programme, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed. This is enough to vaccinate 800,000 people – many of whom will be health workers and vulnerable people in the Pacific. She made the announcement at the Gavi Covax event this morning (NZ time), where she was the […]

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‘Eyebrows raised’: Chair of watchdog which exposed civil servant’s Greensill role gives evidence

The chair of the watchdog which exposed how the former government chief commercial officer was able to take a job at Greensill Capital while still working in Whitehall has said he’s “not really come across anything like it before”. Lord Pickles’ Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (Acoba) revealed how Bill Crothers worked as a part-time adviser at Greensill for the […]

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Greensill: David Cameron will respond ‘positively’ to any request for evidence

David Cameron will respond “positively” to any request to give evidence to inquiries into the Greensill affair, according to his spokesman. MPs are to further probe government links to the collapsed financial firm on Thursday when the chairman of watchdog the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (Acoba) gives evidence. Lord Pickles’ committee revealed how former government chief commercial officer Bill […]

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Camp Amache, a former Japanese internment camp in Colorado, could become national historic site

Camp Amache, where thousands of Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants were held against their will during World War II, would become a national historic site under bipartisan legislation introduced Wednesday by two Coloradans. Republican U.S. Rep. Ken Buck and Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse co-authored the bill. Buck represents the rural southeast Colorado area where the Amache incarceration site is, […]

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