Politics

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UK trade deal with Australia amounts to ‘offshoring’ pesticide use, MPs say
Select committee says ministers want to rush through deal allowing food imports that fall below UK environmental standards

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Jun, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Now is the time for Scots to escape the clutches of Westminster | Letters
Letters: Alastair McLeish and Sue Hawthorne make the case for independence to create a different kind of politics of the common good. Plus letters from Greg Stephens, William Bartram and Robert Jeffs

Letters

30, Jun, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Boris Johnson says UK defence spending set to rise to 2.5% of GDP by end of decade – as it happened
Prime minister tells Nato conference UK will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030

Andrew Sparrow

30, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Allowing babies in the Commons would humanise it | Letters
Letters: Rachel Phipps says we need to create a society where mothers with babies are welcomed not excluded. Plus letters from Martin Cooper and Jack Winter

Letters

30, Jun, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Home Office to face legal challenge over post-Brexit rights of EU citizens in UK
High court allows judicial review of rules that remove rights of those who do not apply for residency in time

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @10:44 AM

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Tony Blair says Labour has ‘recovered’ as he dismisses need for new party
Keir Starmer ‘doing an amazing job’ but voters still confused about what party stands for, says former PM

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Liz Truss defends plans to cut British army by nearly 10,000 troops
Foreign secretary calls on other Nato countries to increase defence spending and support Taiwan over China threats

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Minister complains to Speaker about Labour rape conviction remarks
Victoria Atkins says Ellie Reeves should retract statement that government had ‘let off rapists and let survivors down’

Jessica Elgot

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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MPs should not bring babies into Commons, says cross-party review
The review into the rules was ordered by Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle in November

Aubrey Allegretti

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Maroš Šefčovič urges PM to ‘get Brexit done’ and work with the EU
EU chief says UK and EU are ‘natural allies’ against Russian aggression and repeats criticism of Northern Ireland protocol bill

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

29, Jun, 2022 @6:54 PM

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What could 1922 Committee elections mean for Boris Johnson?
Elections seen by many as proxy ballot on whether prime minister should face second no-confidence vote

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @6:16 PM

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‘Ruthlessly organised’ Tory rebels plot 1922 takeover to oust Boris Johnson
Some who backed PM only last week now set sights on ‘clean sweep’ of backbench committee that could allow leadership vote

Aubrey Allegretti

29, Jun, 2022 @6:16 PM

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