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MPs vote for a Christmas election

29 October 2019
MPs vote for a Christmas election

Parliament has agreed the date of a general election in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock.

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MP has party whip restored

29 October 2019
MP has party whip restored

A Kent MP who was one of 21 Conservative rebels has been allowed back into the party.

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Polls might not predict 2019 General Election

29 October 2019
Polls might not predict 2019 General Election

Labour are backing a General Election for this December, but what will this mean for Kent?

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Labour backs General Election

29 October 2019
Labour backs General Election

Labour have backed a pre-Christmas General Election after the EU confirmed an extension of Article 50.

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Boris loses snap election vote

28 October 2019
Boris loses snap election vote

MPs have kicked into touch a bid by the Prime Minister told hold a general election on December 12.

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MPs set to vote on snap election

28 October 2019
MPs set to vote on snap election

Tonight will mark another critical phase in Brexit process, as MPs in Kent are set to back a December election.

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Brock to stay for now despite Brexit extension

28 October 2019
Brock to stay for now despite Brexit extension

Despite an extension to the Brexit deadline restrictions on M20 between Ashford and Maidstone under Operation Brock will stay in place — for now.

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Leader questions need for Brock

27 October 2019
Leader questions need for Brock

A council boss is questioning why Operation Brock is being implemented on the M20.

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Brexit might mean an unseasonal visit to the polls

25 October 2019
Brexit might mean an unseasonal visit to the polls

Boris Johnson banks on snap poll gambit - but will Labour thaw?

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MPs indicate support for Brexit deal

19 October 2019
MPs indicate support for Brexit deal

A significant number of the county's political representatives are indicating they will back the Prime Minister's Brexit deal in today's crucial vote.

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'Boris must feel like Dr Doolittle'

16 October 2019
'Boris must feel like Dr Doolittle'

The PM probably feels a bit like the fictitious animal in an efforts to get a Brexit deal, says our expert.

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Concerns about plans to check lorries on M20

16 October 2019
Concerns about plans to check lorries on M20

A spending watchdog has warned the government of "significant risks" over Brexit preparations.

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Plans to raise council tax

16 October 2019
Plans to raise council tax

A consultation is being launched on council plans to raise tax by 4%.

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Council 'didn't know' fund would be wound down

16 October 2019
Council 'didn't know' fund would be wound down

Kent County Council was not informed in advance that a fund in which it has a £263 million pension investment would be wound down.

Claims untrained workers will check M20 lorries denied

15 October 2019
Claims untrained workers will check M20 lorries denied

Highways England has played down reports it is recruiting staff with "no experience" to check lorries on the M20.

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Will Boris blow a gasket over the Brexit?

14 October 2019
Will Boris blow a gasket over the Brexit?

It remains to be seen whether the PM gets up to speed or is caught in slow-moving traffic should Brexit be delayed, says our political expert.

Operation Brock will be ready for Brexit

14 October 2019
Operation Brock will be ready for Brexit

Minister announces that Operation Brock ready to go by Brexit deadline

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Kent's Brexit round-up

11 October 2019
Kent's Brexit round-up

As the Halloween Brexit deadline looms there are signs a deal could spare Kent potential mayhem.

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Prime Minister offers Brexit assurance

10 October 2019
Prime Minister offers Brexit assurance

The Prime Minister has pleged not to focus a Conservative campaign on a no-deal Brexit.

'We will leave on October 31'

10 October 2019
'We will leave on October 31'

A cabinet minister's visit to the county was overshadowed by Brexit and a Kent MP has said the Conservatives don't want a no-deal.

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