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Press and Journal Politics, Morning Briefing: Everything you need to know for July 8

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Welcome to The Press and Journal’s morning politics briefing, it’s everything you need to know about politics in your region, and across the country, before you start your day.

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Boris Johnson referendum
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Coming up today:

  • The Ministry of Defence is announcing a military contract worth £233.5 million to maintain the Poseidon submarine hunting aircraft at RAF Lossiemouth.
  • Boris Johnson is to set out details of Britain’s final military withdrawal from Afghanistan in a Commons statement amid fears the pullout of foreign troops will see the return of the Taliban.
  • The UK Government is to announce a new drugs unit is to be set up to help end illegal drug-related illness and death.

In case you missed it:

NHS Tayside de-escalated
Health Secretary Humza Yousaf.

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