House of Lords

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Boris Johnson urged to be ‘honest’ about NI protocol issues being caused by Brexit deal he chose – as it happened
Maroš Šefčovič says UK must admit that EU cannot solve all problems caused by type of Brexit negotiated by prime minister

Andrew Sparrow and Rachel Hall

12, May, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Government refuses to release Lebedev peerage details despite MPs’ instruction
Commons told ministers to publish information after revelations of intelligence service concerns over businessman’s appointment

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Charles’s Queen’s speech surpassed in dullness by Starmer-Johnson show
Beergate-afflicted Labour leader stuck in second gear while bored PM raced to a garbled finish

John Crace

10, May, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Queen remains ‘very much in charge’ even as Charles makes speech
Analysis: Despite watching from home on TV, constitutionally the monarch was still calling the shots

Caroline Davies

10, May, 2022 @2:18 PM

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We have outgrown the Houses of Parliament | Letters
Letters: Westminster’s parliament buildings are archaic and inherently undemocratic argue Dr Louis Hellman, Mick Duncan, Lynne Armstrong and Jim McLean


09, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Of course there is abusive behaviour in parliament – the place was built for it | Charlotte Higgins
A sepulchral maze of dark, asbestos-lined corridors, the palace of Westminster is dangerous and dysfunctional, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer, Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

04, May, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Labour says government refusal to publish PPE firm’s contracts ‘reeks of cover-up’
Angela Rayner says dealings with firm linked to Tory peer Michelle Mone need same scrutiny as Owen Paterson’s lobbying for Covid test contracts

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Michelle Mone’s home raided as PPE firm linked to Tory peer investigated
NCA launches investigation into PPE Medpro, which secured £200m in Covid contracts

David Conn, Paul Lewis, Vikram Dodd and Kevin Rawlinson

29, Apr, 2022 @11:13 AM

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Tories ‘bending the rules’ after missing deadline for publishing Lebedev advice
Not releasing MI5 advice on granting peerage makes government look like it has something to hide, Labour says

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Boris Johnson ‘uncomfortable’ that Mail on Sunday editor was summoned by Speaker over Rayner article – as it happened
No 10 says the PM feels reporters must be free to report what they are told, after widely-condemned Angela Rayner article

Andrew Sparrow

27, Apr, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Tory peer withdraws name from key amendment to borders bill
Sources say Philippa Stroud had been put under pressure and told she may lose the Conservative whip

Jessica Elgot

26, Apr, 2022 @7:59 PM

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Election schedules could favour compromise on government’s most controversial bills
Lords signalled they are prepared to send bills back to Commons even at 11th hour before local elections

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

25, Apr, 2022 @7:14 PM

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