Owen Paterson

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Ban MPs from working as paid consultants, watchdog suggests
Commons standards committee’s anti-sleaze proposals also include written contracts for outside work

Peter Walker Political correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Tory turbulence: a problem of substance not style | Editorial
Editorial: Conservatives who now complain about Boris Johnson’s failings knew all of his weaknesses when they chose him as their leader


24, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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PM’s ‘incompetence’ may help Lib Dems win North Shropshire, says Davey
Voters in byelection triggered by Owen Paterson resignation are turning against Tories, says Lib Dem leader

Heather Stewart Political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Treasury frustration at PM grows amid calls for No 10 shake-up
Disquiet at botched announcements leads to suggestions Boris Johnson needs ‘heavy hitter’ in his team

Heather Stewart, Rowena Mason and Peter Walker

23, Nov, 2021 @8:22 PM

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Quiet revolution of non-voting Tory MPs spells danger for No 10
Analysis: social care vote passed by just 26 as Conservatives refuse to back government prone to U-turns

Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

23, Nov, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Boris Johnson urged to stop MPs cutting tax bills on second jobs
Critics call for planned rule change on outside work to include restricting use of personal companies to avoid tax

Jem Bartholomew

22, Nov, 2021 @12:33 AM

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A chilling catastrophe punctuated my week | David Mitchell
Hard on the heels of the terrible news that the apostrophe is in decline, my wine fridge packed up

David Mitchell

21, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Boris Johnson has united every Tory faction – in anger at him | Andrew Rawnsley
Conservatives only turn on their leaders when they become less popular than the party – and that’s exactly what’s happening now

Andrew Rawnsley

21, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Life feels a bit out of kilter, but Covid is not the only reason | Eva Wiseman
Politicians who take with one hand and take away with the other; the joy of star-struck teenagers; the tragedy of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe… The world feels unmoored – is this the new normal?

Eva Wiseman

21, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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What did your MP declare in the first post-Paterson register of interests?
In the latest update to the House of Commons register of outside earnings, Boris Johnson acknowledges receipt of free hospitality at an expensive Heathrow VIP lounge

Seán Clarke and Antonio Voce

19, Nov, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Boris Johnson plan on ‘second jobs’ would hit fewer than 10 MPs
Impact of standards rule change on 99 MPs with jobs outside parliament likely to be limited

Rowena Mason, Heather Stewart and Aubrey Allegretti

17, Nov, 2021 @9:03 PM

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MPs back government proposals to reform second job rules after opposition abstains – as it happened
Latest updates: MPs back government proposals for second job reform but Labour motion voted down

Tom Ambrose (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

17, Nov, 2021 @7:58 PM

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