Thursday, July 19, 2018

Politics

Politics

Tory chair in Brexit votes row with new mum MP

A senior Tory has apologised for breaking an agreement not to vote in key House of Commons votes so a Liberal Democrat MP could care for her newborn son. ...

Johnson speech threat to May leadership

Boris Johnson is poised to make a potentially explosive resignation statement to MPs, nine days after quitting as Foreign Secretary. ...

Johnson breached ministerial code with column return

Boris Johnson broke the ministerial code when he failed to notify parliamentary authorities that he was returning to his job at The Daily Telegraph. ...

Tory MP: Electoral system needs to be 'blown up'

The referral of the official Brexit campaign to the police has sparked a call from one Tory former minister for the electoral system to be "blown up". ...

Official Brexit campaign fined and referred to police

Vote Leave, the official Brexit campaign, has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law. ...

Customs bill passes despite Remainer backlash

Theresa May has only just squeezed through a series of tight House of Commons votes on key legislation, after stirring up a Tory Remainer backlash by siding with her party's Brexiteers. ...

Alex Salmond's RT TV show 'misled audience'

Alex Salmond's show on the Kremlin-backed RT channel breached broadcasting rules, Ofcom has ruled. The watchdog said "audience...

Blair and Mandelson join Brexiteers in attack on PM

Former prime minister Tony Blair and his political ally Lord Mandelson have joined Tory Brexiteers in trashing Theresa May's strategy for leaving the EU. ...

'WhatsApp 100' plot to wreck PM's Chequers plan

Theresa May is facing a serious challenge from Conservative Party rebels who object to her plans for leaving the European Union. ...

May suffers yet another resignation over Brexit plan

Theresa May has suffered yet another resignation in protest at her Brexit plan. Robert Courts, MP for Witney,...

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