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Darren McCaffrey

Politics Reporter — Sky News
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Sky News Politics Correspondent. Find me on #Instagram instagram.com/darrenmccaffre

Theresa May: EU laws to stay on 'Brexit day'

news.sky.com — Theresa May will introduce a "Great Repeal Bill" in the next Queen's Speech that will scrap the legislation that took Britain into Europe 44 years ago. Sky News understands that moves will be made to remove the European Communities Act from the statue book next year.

Labour MPs ramp up security after Jo Cox murder

news.sky.com — Dozens of Labour MPs have had their security "ramped" up in recent weeks following the death of Jo Cox and amidst continuing threats. Sky News understands that many MPs have recently been issued with personal alarms, "lone walker devices" which can be carried at all times, are GPS enabled and can be activated to allow police to listen and record conversations.

No 10: Tusk's claim Article 50 in January is an 'interpretation'

news.sky.com — Downing Street has insisted that the EU Council president's claim that Article 50 will be triggered early next year is only his "interpretation". Donald Tusk let slip, at a summit in Bratislava, that Theresa May wants to begin the formal process to extract Britain from the EU by February 2017.

Farage on Carswell: 'I don't know why he joined'

news.sky.com — Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage has launched a blistering attack on the party's only MP, telling Sky News: "He doesn't support anything we do". Douglas Carswell, who defected to UKIP in 2014 and was re-elected last year, was accused by Mr Farage of not contributing to the national party.

Keith Vaz Stands Down Over Sex And Drug Allegations

news.sky.com — Keith Vaz is to stand aside as Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee following allegations in a Sunday newspaper. Select Committee member Naz Shah, who has spoken to Keith Vaz, has told Sky News that "he has done the right thing" by standing aside as chair.

Is UKIP Headed For A Post-Farage Split?

news.sky.com — First the decision and within minutes the recriminations. The National Executive Committee's verdict to exclude Stephen Woolfe because he was "ineligible as a result of a late submission" is part of much wider power struggle within UKIP.

Woolfe Blocked From UKIP Leadership Race

news.sky.com — Three members of UKIP's ruling body have resigned after leadership favourite Steven Woolfe was barred from standing because his application was 17 minutes late. The decision has triggered allegations of a "coup" to change the direction of the party after the departure of Nigel Farage, who backed Mr Woolfe, and tipped UKIP into civil war.

UKIP Tips Into Civil War Over Leadership Race

news.sky.com — UKIP is on the verge of civil war over the possibility former favourite Steven Woolfe will be excluded from running as party leader. The suggestion has laid bare deep divisions within UKIP, with party members and officials briefing against each other in the race to succeed Nigel Farage.

PM Holds Brexit Meeting To Get Economy Firing

news.sky.com — Theresa May's Brexit committee will meet for the first time as it looks to gear the country up for leaving the European Union. The Prime Minister will chair the meeting of the new committee, which will focus on building up Britain's industrial strategy and promote growth across the country.

Questions Over Cameron's 'Chumocracy' Honours

news.sky.com — The honours system, cloaked in its majestic ceremonies, has for centuries been used to reward the great and good, an award for exceptional achievement or service. But for almost as long it has also been steeped in political controversy, with accusations of corruption and cronyism - accusations levelled at David Cameron's leaked resignation list, which includes dozens of his special advisers and staff.
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Oct 21, 2016

Dear @LibDemPress I love your press releases but they always come twice! Could you change that? Thanks lots... :-)

Oct 21, 2016

NEW: 11am @PhilipDaviesMP UQ to Robert Goodwill on age checks & child refugees. @lynbrownmp for @UKLabour reports @labourwhips.

Oct 21, 2016

So #sausagesandwich won... kitted with extra hash brown and salad cream! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ https://t.co/NqIDSxylbk

Oct 21, 2016

Former Coronation St. Tracy Brabin star wins by-election to replace Jo Cox but is heckled by far right. WATCH here  http://news.sky.com/story/tracy-brabin-wins-by-election-to-replace-mp-jo-cox-10625565 .

Oct 19, 2016

Just back from Albania who are very keen on US politicians with a street named after GeorgeW and a statue of @HillaryClinton! https://t.co/kMKUE09v0c

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