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Chancellor's windfall u-turn falls flat with some MPs

27 May 2022
Chancellor's windfall u-turn falls flat with some MPs

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

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Home Office accused of cover up over dumped dinghies

26 May 2022
Home Office accused of cover up over dumped dinghies

The government has refused to disclose how much it has spent on storing boats used by criminal gangs to ferry asylum seekers across the Channel.

PM's fate in hands of MPs after 'partygate' report published

25 May 2022
PM's fate in hands of MPs after 'partygate' report published

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the Sue Gray report and what it means for the under fire Prime Minister.

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Kent MP says PM must quit

24 May 2022
Kent MP says PM must quit

A picture of the Prime Minister toasting at a lockdown-busting leaving do should result in his resignation, says one Kent MP.

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Disaster relief charity on hand to help lorry drivers stranded on M20

23 May 2022
Disaster relief charity on hand to help lorry drivers stranded on M20

A disaster relief charity which has carried out aid missions in Ukraine and Mozambique is now on hand to help lorry drivers stuck on the M20.

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End of academies feud but not Boris

22 May 2022
End of academies feud but not Boris

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

KCC could set up own academy trust

18 May 2022
KCC could set up own academy trust

KCC could set up its own academy trust after a government u-turn.

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Staff at lorry park to be redeployed amid post-Brexit delays

17 May 2022
Staff at lorry park to be redeployed amid post-Brexit delays

Staff at a brexit lorry park could have to be redeployed amid ongoing delays to border controls.

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GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

16 May 2022
GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

GCSE and A-Level pupils face tougher exams this year due to a lack of experience caused by Covid restrictions, a headteacher has said.

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Street votes for housing development potentially divisive

16 May 2022
Street votes for housing development potentially divisive

Plans to introduce 'street votes' on house extensions could lead to tensions between neighbours, according to the leader of one council.

'Reaction to food bank picture over-the-top'

15 May 2022
'Reaction to food bank picture over-the-top'

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

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Police jobs will be lost amid budget squeeze

11 May 2022
Police jobs will be lost amid budget squeeze

Kent Police has insisted that its plans to save close to £7m from its budget this year will not affect key frontline staff.

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How the Queen's speech impacts Kent

10 May 2022
How the Queen's speech impacts Kent

A promise to pay seafarers minimum wage and a crackdown on 'guerilla' protesters among 38 Bills unveiled in Queen's speech.

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The votes are in - but what does it all mean for Kent?

06 May 2022
The votes are in - but what does it all mean for Kent?

Our political editor gives his take on what the Conservatives losing control of a district council means for Kent's political landscape.

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Tory councillor suspended amid sexual harassment probe

03 May 2022
Tory councillor suspended amid sexual harassment probe

A Conservative councillor has been suspended from the party amid a probe into sexual harassment.

Farage: 'If Tories stick with Boris they'll lose next election'

30 April 2022
Farage: 'If Tories stick with Boris they'll lose next election'

Our political editor gives his take on a week that saw an emergency cabinet meeting, Nigel Farage back in Kent and an independent made council leader.

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Are you heading to the polls today?

26 April 2022
Are you heading to the polls today?

Voters are heading to the polling booth today but only in two parts of the county.

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Op Brock could be back again...and again - highways chiefs warn

26 April 2022
Op Brock could be back again...and again - highways chiefs warn

Highways chiefs say there could be a need to trigger Operation Brock as many as seven more times this year.

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Partygate vote a damp squib while Brock 'works to a point'

22 April 2022
Partygate vote a damp squib while Brock 'works to a point'

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

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Rwanda plan would 'benefit Kent'

19 April 2022
Rwanda plan would 'benefit Kent'

A plan to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda would benefit Kent, according to the Home Secretary, despite KCC's leader saying it would have little impact.

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