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This is how much your council tax bill could go up by

06 January 2020
This is how much your council tax bill could go up by

Kent County Council has announced plans to rise tax again this year.

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The politics review of 2019

29 December 2019
The politics review of 2019

From Brexit to Boris via a racy gambling advert, our political editor Paul Francis reviews the year in Kent politics.

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What will Boris mean for Kent?

20 December 2019
What will Boris mean for Kent?

After his overwhelming victory we examine what is next for Boris Johnson and what a Conservative government will mean for Kent.

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MP's Christmas Carol-themed address

19 December 2019
MP's Christmas Carol-themed address

A Kent MP has delivered a Charles Dickens inspired address to the House of Commons on the day of the Queen's Speech.

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Labour chairman blasts victorious MP over 'campaign conduct'

19 December 2019
Labour chairman blasts victorious MP over 'campaign conduct'

An MP has faced strong criticism from her local association chairman, despite increasing her majority in Kent's only Labour seat.

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MPs to vote on PM's Brexit bill

17 December 2019
MPs to vote on PM's Brexit bill

A Kent MP says there will be no more chances to frustrate Brexit thanks to the Tory majority in the House of Commons.

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General Election 2019: What do the results mean?

12 December 2019
General Election 2019: What do the results mean?

Our political editor Paul Francis assesses the results as they come in.

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Voters braved the rain to cast their ballots

12 December 2019
Voters braved the rain to cast their ballots

The fate of around 90 candidates across Kent and Medway is being decided as voters cast their ballots.

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Poll suggests election outcome for Kent

11 December 2019
Poll suggests election outcome for Kent

A poll has revealed the expected outcome in Kent ahead of today's General Election.

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'Middle-class, Guardian readers' will decide key Kent seat

10 December 2019
'Middle-class, Guardian readers' will decide key Kent seat

A senior Labour figure claims a Conservative party activist leaked a conversation in which he criticises Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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The secrets of the 'spin room'

07 December 2019
The secrets of the 'spin room'

As Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clashed in Maidstone, our political editor Paul Francis was locked in the spin room. This is what happened.

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Political gaffes signal campaign fatigue

05 December 2019
Political gaffes signal campaign fatigue

It was dubbed a snap poll but the five-week General Election campaign appears to have left some candidates flagging.

Just how influential will first-time voters be?

02 December 2019
Just how influential will first-time voters be?

In 2017 Labour's shock win in Canterbury was put down to the student vote, we look at whether that same demographic will prove decisive this time.

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'Boris playing politics over terror response'

01 December 2019
'Boris playing politics over terror response'

A senior Labour figure on the campaign trail in Canterbury has attacked the PM for knee-jerk reaction to terrorist attack

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First-time voters could prove decisive

27 November 2019
First-time voters could prove decisive

Fresh research shows young voters could hold the balance of power in several key target seats.

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'Deep sense of fear felt by British Jews'

26 November 2019
'Deep sense of fear felt by British Jews'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has backed comments made by a Chief Rabbi about anti-semitism in the Labour party.

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What's missing from the Tory manifesto?

25 November 2019
What's missing from the Tory manifesto?

With just weeks to go before polling day, one of the big two seems determined to play it safe and the other to throw caution to the wind.

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Tory manifesto omits grammars

25 November 2019
Tory manifesto omits grammars

There will be no new grammar schools under a Tory government — according to the party's manifesto.

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Labour's appealing promises

22 November 2019
Labour's appealing promises

The Labour manifesto launch revealed a list of 'bold, radical and ambitious' plans. But will they work?

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Labour to review crossing charges

22 November 2019
Labour to review crossing charges

A review in to the Dartford Crossing charges will be launched if Labour win the next general election

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