BREAKING: Sky News: David Cameron announces Lord Hill of Oareford who is current leader of the House of Lords as the UK’s candidate for European Commissioner



Cabinet Reshuffle


Sky News

– NHS To Monitor Nurses For ‘Red Flag’ Errors

– Payday Loan Caps To Cut The Cost Of Borrowing


City AM

– European bank told to bring in QE to boost bloc

– Shares sink as Portugal’s bank crisis continues

– Industrial slowdown for Europe could drag on bloc’ expansion

– UK to talk with industry over North Sea tax

– Ryan Bourne: Don’t silence Lord Lawson: We can’t  leave climate change policy to the scientists


Daily Telegraph

First women bishops in months after Synod vote

– How Juncker could take his revenge by blocking Britain from key Brussels post

– Peers pledge not to vote against assisted suicide bill (also in The Times)

– Isabel Hardman: Women are on the march – but there’s still one great obstacle

– Con Coughlin: ‘Unseen enemies’ are only part of the battle 


Daily Express

Child sex probe ‘shambles’ as head of the inquiry quits (also in The Independent)

– Ross Clark: Human rights laws are undermining our health service 


Daily Mail

– Spy agencies do harvest your private emails

Exit Ken Clarke, with one last Euro blast (also in The Times)

– Ethiopian farmer gets legal aid…to sue us for sending aid to Ethiopia 

– Revealed: Where 5million Brits live abroad… from 1.3million in Australia to the four who have emigrated to San Marino


The Times

Owning home is fading dream for young 

Miliband will not lead Labour to victory, top Blairite warns

– Rachel Sylvester: A token reshuffle does nothing for women 


The Guardian

UKIP support drops to give Tories a slender lead 

– Hunt plans special measures for GPs who fail their patients 


The Independent

– Tory Lord censured for lobbying deal with tax haven 

Pensioners got richer during recession while young people were hardest hit

– Steve Richards: Behind the new; female-dominated Tory facade lurks the same, male-dominated party 


The Sun

– Shocking report reveals ‘Generation Y’ 20-somethings are earning less than OAPs


Daily Events

House of Commons

– HMRC chief executive Lin Homer gives evidence to Commons Public Accounts Committee. 

– Former Northern Ireland Secretary Paul Murphy gives evidence to Commons Northern Ireland Committee on on-the-runs.

– Pre-appointment hearing for the new Environment Agency Chair. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee will hold a pre-appointment hearing with Philip Dilley, Government’s preferred candidate for the post of Chair of the Environment Agency. Room 6, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

 – Data Retention & Investigatory Powers Bill to begin passage through Parliament.

– Defence minister Anna Soubry before the defence committee. The minister will be questioned about the Armed Forces Service Complaints and Financial Assistance Bill 

– Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives evidence to Treasury Select Committee.

House of Lords

– Oral Questions – Lord Mawhinney. Estimate of the total loss to HM Treasury caused by the production and smuggling of illegal petrol and diesel in Northern Ireland

– Oral Questions – Lord Forsyth of Drumlean. Effect the reduction in the top rate of income tax has had on revenue received by HM Treasury

– Oral Questions – Lord Risby. What savings the Efficiency and Reform Group has achieved since 2010

– Oral Questions – Lord Storey. Preventing and tackling child abuse in the United Kingdom



– Firefighters strike. Members of the FBU in Wales and England will strike between 6am and 8am and again from 5pm to 7pm in their long running dispute over pensions.

– Inflation figures for June are published by the Office for National Statistics.

– Office for National Statistics (ONS) releases its house price study for May.

– 1030 LONDON: Commons Culture Committee takes evidence on the future of the BBC from witnesses including director general Lord Hall. Witnesses include Dame Tessa Jowell, Lord Hall, Danny Cohen, the BBC’s director of television, and James Purnell, the director of strategy and digital for the BBC. House of Commons, London, SW1A 

– 1030 GLASGOW: Speech by Ruth Davidson. The Scottish Conservative leader will urge voters to reject Scottish independence to ensure that the next generation have the same opportunities as their parents 

– 1400: Launch of OECD report on UK labour market. Mark Keese, OECD Head of Employment Analysis and Policy, will present the report’s findings and recommendations. 

– 1845 LONDON: Chuka Umunna speech to Social Market Foundation

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