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Plan to reverse European Court Rwanda rulings

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 22:44
Ministers could ignore the European Court of Human Rights asylum-seekers injunction, under proposals.

Is Dominic Raab's quest to reform human rights law almost over?

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 22:34
The deputy PM says a British Bill of Rights will keep people safer, but it faces angry opposition.

SNP's Westminster leader announces party staff support review

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 20:39
It follows the suspension of MP Patrick Grady over inappropriate behaviour towards a party worker.

No 10 doesn't deny PM had discussions over jobs for wife Carrie

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 17:17
A newspaper says Boris Johnson spoke to aides about his wife Carrie working for the COP26 summit or Royal Family.

Boris Johnson on train strikes: 'We must stay the course'

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 12:50
The prime minister urges "union barons to sit down with Network Rail and the train companies".

Rail strike: Commuters must stay the course, says Boris Johnson

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 12:07
Rail workers have gone on strike, affecting millions of commuters in England, Scotland and Wales.

Rail strike: Labour MPs appear at station picket lines

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 11:21
A number of MPs show support for train strikes, despite warnings from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.

Train unions chief: 'We can't get past first base'

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 09:10
Mick Lynch, head of the RMT union, comments as the UK faces its largest rail strike in 30 years.

'It's a stunt' - Transport secretary on meeting with train unions

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 08:44
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps comments on the UK's largest rail strike in 30 years.

Labour calls vote to give MPs power to appoint new ethics chief

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 02:02
It comes after Lord Geidt quit last week, saying the PM forced him into an "impossible and odious" position.

A simple guide to the Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 01:20
Two by-elections on Thursday could provide another blow to Boris Johnson’s authority.

Rail strike: PM calls for 'sensible compromise' over pay to end dispute

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 01:10
High pay demands make it "incredibly difficult" to curb inflation, Boris Johnson will say.

Rail strikes: Parties struggle to deal with the politics of pain

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 22:23
Strikes and inflation create major headaches for both the Conservatives and Labour.

SNP MP apologises after 'insensitive' Patrick Grady comments

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 18:53
Amy Callaghan was allegedly heard telling SNP MPs they should rally to support Patrick Grady.

No 10 spoke to Times before Carrie Johnson story dropped

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 18:07
Downing Street calls a report about Carrie Johnson "not true", but a journalist says it was "100%" correct.

Labour's Haigh tells Shapps on rail strikes: Do your job

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 17:34
Labour's shadow transport secretary says her party does not want rail strikes this week to go ahead.

Grant Shapps: Train strikes are 'full responsibility of the unions'

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 17:32
The Transport Secretary tells the Commons that the public ''will not be hoodwinked'' by the unions.

David Lammy under investigation for financial interest breach

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 14:32
The MP for Tottenham apologises for "administrative errors in his office".

Boris Johnson returns to No 10 after minor sinus operation

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:06
Deputy PM Dominic Raab would make any urgent decisions in Boris Johnson's place, Downing Street says.

Rail strikes: Agency staff could cover striking staff under new law

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 12:09
The plan is expected to come into force in July and would not impact train strikes taking place this week.

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