The county council says it is to resume looking after young asylum seeker children when they arrive in Kent.
With Brexit talks going to the wire, it's another crunch week in politics.
This week in the world of local politics, vaccine hopes deliver some good news for an under-siege Prime Minister as Kent MPs join a revolt.
Kent will move into tier three from midnight as planned after Boris Johnson survived a rebellion against the controversial system.
Our political editor looks ahead at another crunch week for Boris, Brexit and the fallout over coronavirus restrictions.
Two MPs in high coronavirus infection areas have distanced themselves from calls for the government to look again at blanket restrictions.
Boris Johnson is facing anger from Kent MPs as his government places county in Tier 3.
Our political editor looks at what the latest budget announcement means for Kent.
A pay freeze for the public sector set to be announced could hit thousands in Kent, while councils wait anxiously to learn of any potential support.
MPs have been rapped for writing to judges ahead of a hearing to rule on publication of references for shamed 'naughty Tory' Charlie Elphicke.
Our political editor looks ahead at a week likely to be full of Christmas cheer and tightened purse strings.
Plans to force hauliers to have a permit to enter the county to get to the Channel ports post Brexit, will take a major step forward this week.
Minister drops controversial housing algorithm that would have led to huge increases in development.
Our political editor looks at this week in politics which has been focused on Christmas, coronavirus testing and defence funds.
The delay in funding being given to ports ahead of Brexit four years after the vote has been described as 'breathtaking' by one peer.
Our political editor looks ahead to the week in politics as MPs prepare to quiz port chiefs and business leaders on Brexit.
Our political editor analyses the week in politics which included good news for the PM when a vaccine was announced, but rows at number 10 dominate.
There have been blazing rows at number 10 as a top adviser quit his role, our political editor gives his analysis of the situation.
Thanet and Sittingbourne and Sheppey MPs join backbench group fighting for different approach to Covid-19 restrictions.
The government will press ahead with a controversial Brexit bill depsite a heavy defeat in the House of Lords.
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