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Frank Field is not leading a Labour breakaway

Image copyright Reuters Every avalanche, it is said, starts with a single pebble, and in Westminster terms, Frank Field is a pretty hefty pebble. The chair of the Work and Pensions Committee is one of Parliament’s lone wolves – austere and relentless in a series of policy battles stretching back across the decades. On the committee corridor at the Palace ...

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Anti-Semitism row: Field wanted ‘broad debate’ within Labour

Image copyright PA Image caption Frank Field was one of 26 MPs to nominate Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership in 2015 Frank Field has told his constituents he had given up the party whip “with considerable sadness”, but could not condone Labour’s “appalling culture”. Writing in the Liverpool Echo after resigning on Thursday, Mr Field said he nominated Jeremy ...

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Newspaper headlines: Field quits ‘nasty’ Labour and Grenfell fraud

Newspaper headlines: Field quits ‘nasty’ Labour and Grenfell fraud By BBC News Staff Image caption Friday’s papers are dominated by the story that veteran Labour MP Frank Field has resigned the party whip over the ongoing anti-Semitism row. The Metro reports that the former minister has branded his party “nasty” and “racist”, and accused its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, of encouraging ...

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Anti-Semitism row: Frank Field resigns Labour whip

Image copyright PA Veteran Labour MP Frank Field has quit the party’s group in Parliament, saying the leadership has become “a force for anti-Semitism in British politics”. The Birkenhead MP also blamed a “culture of intolerance, nastiness and intimidation” in local parties. A month ago he lost a confidence vote in his constituency party, after siding with the government in ...

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Danny Cipriani: England should judge fly-half on field – Gloucester’s Johan Ackermann

Danny Cipriani helped England win June’s third Test in South Africa England should judge Danny Cipriani on his performances on the field and “move on” from the incident in Jersey, says Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann. After a five-hour hearing on Wednesday, the Rugby Football Union opted not to sanction the fly-half beyond the £2,000 fines imposed on him by ...

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Iran official says gas field contract with Total, CNPC unchanged: SHANA

DUBAI (Reuters) – A gas field development contract with France’s Total (TOTF.PA), and China’s state-owned CNPC remains unchanged, a senior Iranian oil official said according to the oil ministry news agency SHANA on Saturday – hours after state new agency IRNA quoted him as saying CNPC had taken Total’s share in the project. FILE PHOTO: The logo of CNPC (China ...

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Farmer ‘killed in field by cattle’ in Groombridge

Image caption The cows were moved to another field after Stephen Sandy’s body was found A farmer whose body was found in a field may have been trampled to death by his cattle, Sussex Police said. Police were called amid concerns Stephen Sandys had not returned from feeding his livestock at Pinstraw Farm in Eridge Road, Groombridge, about 22:30 BST ...

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