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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield withdraws his support for Boris Johnson

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell has withdrawn his support for the Prime Minister following the release of Sue Gray’s report regarding parties in Downing Street during lockdown. Speaking in parliament, Mitchell stated that he was deeply concerned by the reports findings.

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Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield Andrew Mitchell registered £363,971 through a number of consultancy roles with businesses all over the world.

Mitchell earns £50,000 with the venture capital and private equity firm Kingsley Capital Partners, for 16 hours a month, alongside six other roles as a consultant or advisor.Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield Andrew Mitchell registered £363,971 through a number of consultancy roles with businesses all over the world.

Mitchell earns £50,000 with the venture capital and private equity firm Kingsley Capital Partners, for 16 hours a month, alongside six other roles as a consultant or advisor.
Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield Andrew Mitchell registered £363,971 through a number of consultancy roles with businesses all over the world. Mitchell earns £50,000 with the venture capital and private equity firm Kingsley Capital Partners, for 16 hours a month, alongside six other roles as a consultant or advisor.

Former Prime Ministers and Leader of the Opposition among the attendees at Jack Dromey’s funeral

The funeral for Erdington MP Jack Dromey took place in Westminster, attended by many figures across the political spectrum - including Tony Blair and Keir Starmer. The former leading trade unionist, who represented Erdington since 2010, is understood to have died from natural causes.

The casket of of Labour MP Jack Dromey is carried from St Margaret’s Church in Westminster, London, following his funeral serviceThe casket of of Labour MP Jack Dromey is carried from St Margaret’s Church in Westminster, London, following his funeral service
The casket of of Labour MP Jack Dromey is carried from St Margaret’s Church in Westminster, London, following his funeral service | PA

Birmingham terrorist who plotted to kill a British Muslim soldier denied parole

A Birmingham terrorist who plotted to kidnap and murder a British Muslim soldier has been denied parole. Parviz Khan was handed a life sentence with a minimum of 14 years in 2008 after pleading guilty to the plan and to the supply of equipment for terrorists.

Undated West Midlands Police handout file picture of terrorist Parviz Khan, of Alum Rock, Birmingham, who plotted to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldierUndated West Midlands Police handout file picture of terrorist Parviz Khan, of Alum Rock, Birmingham, who plotted to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier
Undated West Midlands Police handout file picture of terrorist Parviz Khan, of Alum Rock, Birmingham, who plotted to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier | PA

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