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Therese Coffey defends Universal Credit after Labour pledge to axe it

New Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey has mounted a strong defence of Universal Credit - insisting it plays a vital role in helping the unemployed back to work and criticising Labour's plan to scrap it.

Graham Brady says Parliament must allow a General Election

The chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers defends Boris Johnson’s use of the term ‘surrender act’ to describe the law requiring the Prime Minister to seek an extension from the EU and tells MPs they must find a way forward on Brexit - or go back to the people in a General Election

David Gauke: Tory Party could split over Brexit

Former Justice Secretary David Gauke - who lent his name to the Gaukward Squad of Tory rebels - says he fears the Tory Party is heading for a split unless it heals its Brexit divisions.

Mark Francois hints he will vote for reworked Brexit deal in boost for Boris Johnson

Mark Francois refused to say whether he will back a new-look Brexit deal, even if Boris Johnson manages to get the Irish backstop removed from the existing withdrawal agreement. However, he said the UK must leave on Hallowe'en or else the Conservatives are in trouble.

IDS in firefight warning to European Union

Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith has warned the EU that they don't want to get drawn into a "fire fight" with the UK over Brexit. He also hit back at Labour MPs calling on Boris Johnson to dial down his rhetoric, claiming it was "the pot calling the kettle black"

Alan Mak calls on Labour MPs to join ‘National Effort’ to deliver Brexit by October 31st

Alan Mak said it getting Brexit done by 31 October was a "national effort" and called on Labour MPs to help Boris Johnson get it done - despite last week's ugly scenes in the House of Commons.