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Why decisions on more cost of living action will have to wait

5 hours 39 min ago
Boris Johnson says more help will be needed, but his government has said big decisions will be up to the new PM.

Labour defends Starmer response to cost of living crisis

8 hours 45 min ago
Some Labour MPs criticised leader Keir Starmer for being on holiday as the energy crisis deepened.

Energy bills: Current support is not enough, says Boris Johnson

9 hours 5 min ago
The outgoing PM says he is making sure money is in place for his successor to offer more help.

UK economy shrinks between April and June

12 hours 58 min ago
The economy shrank by 0.1% while the Queen's Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weighed on June growth.

Tory leadership election: Meet the overseas voters picking the next PM

18 hours 26 min ago
Conservatives who are not UK citizens explain why they’re voting in the party’s leadership ballot.

Liz Truss defends energy firms saying profit is not evil

21 hours 22 min ago
The Tory leader hopeful says profit is not "dirty" and windfall taxes were about "bashing business".

Jonathan Edwards: Assaulted wife appalled by MP's return to Plaid

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 21:38
Emma Edwards says his reinstatement sends a message "that domestic abuse survivors don't matter".

David Lammy MP inadvertently breached code of conduct

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:33
Labour's shadow minister says he was "thoroughly embarrassed" by the accidental breaches.

Tories told not to criticise MPs' probe into Boris Johnson

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 18:07
It comes after allies of the PM dismissed an inquiry into whether he misled Parliament over Partygate.

Tom Tugendhat raised £120,000 for Tory leadership tilt

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 14:20
Liz Truss has yet to declare donations to her campaign in the latest MPs' Register of Interests.

Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:02
The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.

Burglary, robbery and theft victims failed by police - watchdog

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 02:11
Forces in England and Wales often fail to identify and catch offenders, a watchdog finds.

Jonathan Edwards: Wife assault MP to represent Plaid in Commons

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 23:07
Jonathan Edwards will represent Plaid Cymru again after being cautioned for assaulting his wife.

Cumbria coal mine: Decision delayed until November

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 21:45
A ruling on the coking coal mine in Cumbria had been due in July but was then put back to August.

Tory leadership: I'd rather lose doing right thing, says Sunak

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 18:17
The former chancellor says he has a "moral responsibility" to help the poorest with energy bills.

Rishi Sunak insists he's the Tory contender to fix problems facing UK

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 18:10
The BBC's Nick Robinson reflects on the key takeaways from his interview with Rishi Sunak.

Energy bills: Labour to make cost of living statement 'soon'

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 13:54
Labour's Bridget Philipson says the party has been "consistently ahead of the government" on this issue – from the windfall tax to cutting VAT on energy bills.

Tory Leadership: 10 more MPs announce support for Liz Truss

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 13:44
Chris Skidmore defects from Rishi Sunak's campaign blaming the ex-chancellor's position on the economy.

Energy bills: James Cleverly on help for poorer and vulnerable people

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:40
James Cleverly says the UK has the highest tax burden for 70 years under Rishi Sunak, and higher than competitors.

UK government argues MSPs do not have power to set up indyref2

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:28
UK ministers will argue in court that Holyrood cannot set up a referendum without Westminster backing.

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