House of Lords

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Deal reached over onshore windfarms and new SNP leader in Westminster named – as it happened
Labour’s motion calling on the government to release all documents and advice relating to contracts awarded to PPE Medpro has also now passed

Andrew Sparrow

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Revealed: Second firm pushed by Michelle Mone was secret entity of husband’s office
Revelation that LFI Diagnostics was entity of office that manages wealth of Douglas Barrowman deepens controversy over Tory peer

Henry Dyer, Paul Lewis, Rowena Mason and David Conn

06, Dec, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Tory peer Michelle Mone to take leave of absence from House of Lords
Move comes after Guardian revealed she appeared to have received millions from the profits of PPE firm

Aubrey Allegretti and Jessica Elgot

06, Dec, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Gove confirms mandatory housebuilding targets for councils will be abolished in face of Tory rebellion – as it happened
Levelling up secretary confirms government will change levelling up bill after number of Tory MPs tabled rebel amendment

Joe Middleton (now); Andrew Sparrow and Fran Lawther (earlier)

05, Dec, 2022 @8:28 PM

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Labour has a radical new plan, but will Keir Starmer dare stick to it?
Leader wants to ‘return power to where it should be’ but some in his own team are reluctant to expend the political capital

Pippa Crerar Political editor

05, Dec, 2022 @7:23 PM

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Labour plan to reform constitution will end ‘sticking plaster politics’, says Starmer
Proposals, including abolishing House of Lords, aimed at moving power away from London

Peter Walker, Jessica Elgot and Severin Carrell

05, Dec, 2022 @6:49 PM

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Labour embraces constitutional reform, especially if it keeps Scotland on board
Keir Starmer had something for everyone in his speech, but the details were a little sketchy

John Crace

05, Dec, 2022 @6:41 PM

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Will Labour really axe the Lords, that laughing stock of democracy? I’ll believe it when I see it | Simon Jenkins
It is time for this institution to be replaced by a council of the people, but Starmer may not have the stomach for reform, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

05, Dec, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Labour unveils plan to overhaul constitution and replace the Lords
Gordon Brown’s Commission on the UK’s Future also aims to curb influence of wealth and foreign money

Rowena Mason and Libby Brooks

04, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Newport statue to commemorate Welsh suffragette Lady Rhondda
Sculpture of campaigner to be unveiled next year as one of five in Monumental Welsh Women project

Steven Morris

04, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Keir Starmer warned by Labour peers not to waste political capital on Lords reform
Policy could distract party from pushing through other urgent measures, leader is told

Toby Helm

04, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘Enough is enough’: wave of strikes led by ‘fantastic’ women, says Frances O’Grady
As she steps down, outgoing TUC general secretary says female workers’ jobs are undervalued

Heather Stewart

02, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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