Conservatives

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Supporters call for free vote on whether to suspend Owen Paterson
Tory backbenchers seek to help North Shropshire MP avoid 30-day suspension and possible byelection

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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‘Cop26 own goal’: despair over budget backing for flights and roads
Chancellor’s speech did not mention the climate crisis despite UK-hosted climate summit opening on Sunday

Damian Carrington Environment editor

27, Oct, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Johnsonism wins budget battle but will Sunakism win the war?
Analysis: chancellor left with little choice but to go PM’s way, though one passage of his speech was telling

Heather Stewart Political editor

27, Oct, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Millions will not benefit from Sunak’s ‘tax cut for low paid’, say activists
Campaigners say plan provides no extra support for people who are unemployed or unable to work

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Oct, 2021 @4:21 PM

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UK foreign aid cuts to stay in place for at least another three years
Ministers say overseas budget will be capped at o.5% of gross national income until borrowing reduces

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Paul Dacre will get second chance to apply for Ofcom chair, ministers confirm
Interviews for TV regulator to be rerun despite panel saying former Daily Mail editor was ‘not appointable’

Jim Waterson Media editor

27, Oct, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Boris Johnson wears face mask in Commons for first time in months
PM’s move during budget speech signals shift in Covid stance as most Tory frontbenchers follow suit

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @12:52 PM

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Treasury minister skips pre-budget photo citing agoraphobia
Simon Clarke says condition ‘prevents me being comfortable in some open spaces’

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

27, Oct, 2021 @11:30 AM

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University tuition fees could be cut to £8,500, say sources
Exclusive: the Treasury is known to be unhappy about the cost of student loans that are never paid back

Sally Weale and Rowena Mason

27, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘He’s not a good MP’: North Shropshire locals react to Owen Paterson scandal
Little support in Oswestry for ‘slimy’ Tory MP who broke lobbying rules and could be suspended from Commons

Nicola Slawson

26, Oct, 2021 @7:44 PM

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Owen Paterson to fight to avoid suspension for breaking lobbying rules
Tory MP found to have committed ‘egregious’ breach hopes to launch appeal by seeking judicial review

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @6:55 PM

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UK government U-turns on sewage after Tory MPs threaten rebellion
Water companies will have duty to reduce impact of sewage discharges from storm overflows

Helena Horton

26, Oct, 2021 @5:39 PM

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