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"Maria Miller is doing a good job," says the PM. So Andrew Mitchell wasn't?
David Davis rejected the suggestion that he and Andrew Mitchell had attended the misconduct hearings of Metropolitan Police officers involved in the 'Plebgate' affair in order to gloat. “No, I’m afraid not. I’m not a journalist, I don’t ... Continue to article
I can understand why the Metropolitan Police service are still desperately trying to stitch up Andrew Mitchell. But I can’t for the life of me understand why The Times is giving them the platform to do it Continue to article
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Met chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe meets MP Andrew Mitchell to apologise for officer's role in "Plebgate" affair Continue to article
Andrew Mitchell said the Tories were reaching more people than Churchill's Conservative party. "I think the lack of boots on the ground is something that afflicts all political parties although I think that UKIP is picking up some boots ... Continue to article
Andrew Mitchell insisted that the question of how many Syrian refugees were accepted for resettlement in the UK was a side issue and reaching a political solution to the crisis was more important. “I think that we are focusing on a tiny,... Continue to article
Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell will meet representatives from the Police Federation to discuss his Downing Street outburst, it has been confirmed.
Mr Mitchell was widely criticised last month after a confrontation with officers at the gates of Downing Street. He is expected to hold a private meeting with the Police Federation on 12 October.
International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has admitted the European Union must change its aid programme to “refocus on the poorest countries” after MPs warned more than half was going to “relatively rich” countries. A report from the International Development Committee said it was “unacceptable” that just 46% of the EU’s aid budget, to which Britain contributed £1.23bn in 2010, goes to low-income states.
Andrew Mitchell has stepped in to fight his corner in the growing row over aid to India. The International Development Secretary has faced growing calls to end the aid relationship after India preferred a French supplier for fighter jets over the UK-backed proposal. The Indian finance minister was also widely reported as calling British aid "peanuts", but Mr Mitchell has said he will not back down.
Managers at a private equity fund investing in developing countries are to buy the Government’s 40% stake in the company for an advanced payment of $13m (£8m). Andrew Mitchell, the international development secretary, was keen to make cash from the sale of Actis, even though the company has generated little profit in the past few years, the Financial Times reports.
Andrew Mitchell has been accused of investing in a company that has avoided paying millions of pounds in tax. The International Development Secretary allegedly put cash into a network of property firms, which used a tax loophole to avoid paying £2.6m in stamp duty. The revelation comes a week after George Osborne said in his Budget that "aggressive tax avoidance" was "morally repugnant", and vowed to "come down like a ton of bricks" on those who avoided stamp duty.
Britain's increasing foreign aid budget can do as much for national security as the armed forces, Andrew Mitchell has said.
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph whilst visiting Nepal, the International Development Secretary said that spending money on projects such as getting more Somali girls into school "contributes directly to our security" and should be a source of national pride.
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