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Rwanda asylum plan: I will defend scheme to Prince Charles - PM

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:11
The prime minister says he will explain the "obvious merits" of the scheme if the Prince of Wales raises it.

Apsana Begum: MP signed off sick amid 'campaign of abuse'

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:04
Apsana Begum is facing a trigger ballot process which could see her deselected by the Labour Party.

Ian Blackford apology dismissed as 'cop out' by Patrick Grady victim

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:44
An SNP staffer says the party has learned nothing from his sexual misconduct complaint against an MP.

Rail strike: Law change would allow agency staff to cover industrial action

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 03:19
Ministers say the plan, which needs Parliament's approval, would limit the impact of future strikes.

Polls due to open in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 01:46
Voters in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton will choose their new MPs on Thursday.

Martin Lewis says he was rejected by House of Lords

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:48
The consumer champion applied for a peerage but says he couldn't commit enough time to politics.

Johnson hints that new coal mine for Cumbria will get go-ahead

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 21:48
The government faces a huge decision over what to do in Cumbria, amid employment and climate concerns.

Give details of 'banker bonus' talks, Labour tells government

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:38
The demand follows reports the PM, chancellor and senior bankers discussed raising the cap on payments.

MP David Warburton facing code of conduct investigation

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:36
Conservative David Warburton is being investigated over three possible breaches.

Missed PMQs? Watch Johnson and Starmer battle it out

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 15:13
In case you missed Prime Minister's Questions, here's Boris Johnson and the Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer going head-to-head in the House of Commons.

Boris Johnson avoids question on job for wife Carrie

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 13:50
A Labour MP asks Boris Johnson if he considered appointing his now wife to a government post.

Labour's Ellie Reeves: This is not a Bill of Rights, it's a con

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 13:35
The UK Bill of Rights will take away the duty of the state to protect everyone from harm, says Shadow Justice Minister Ellie Reeves.

Dominic Raab: UK Parliament must be able to decide human rights laws

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 13:35
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab says Parliament must have "the last word" on human rights.

Ian Blackford: Outlook for UK economy is devastating

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:51
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford says Brexit is now starting to harm the UK economy.

Keir Starmer: Government increasing bankers bonuses

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:51
Labour leader Keir Starmer asked if the government was focused on pay cuts or pay rises.

Keir Starmer: Government hasn't tried to stop strikes

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:50
Keir Starmer said the prime minister is "blaming everyone else" rather than dealing with the rail strikes.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak defends likely pensions rise

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:45
There's criticism of the move as ministers warn workers not to expect pay rises to match increasing costs.

UK inflation hits 9.1% as prices rise at fastest rate for 40 years

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 08:19
UK inflation hit 9.1% in the year to May as fuel, energy and food prices soar.

Dominic Raab: Human rights credibility has been undermined

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 08:19
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab has told the BBC that the way human rights law has developed has not been subject to proper democratic oversight.

Commonwealth: Row over report into secretariat's finances

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:43
The row over delays in releasing the report comes as Baroness Scotland seeks a second term as the body's head.