Priti Patel

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If Johnson is ousted, expect a showdown between Tory MPs and the party faithful | Martin Kettle
The Conservatives tends to choose the opposite of what they have just rejected. But don’t write off the populists, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

19, Jan, 2022 @5:23 PM

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I study crowds – that’s why I know the police and crime bill will make us less safe | Stephen Reicher
Priti Patel’s crackdown on peaceful protesters ignores all the evidence about how to handle large demonstrations, says psychologist Stephen Reicher

Stephen Reicher

18, Jan, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Hard done by Big Dog gets Patel and Dorries to dish out the catnip | John Crace
How to get the rightwing press and far-right Tories back on side? Bash refugees and the BBC of course

John Crace

17, Jan, 2022 @8:37 PM

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BBC calls licence decision ‘disappointing’ after Nadine Dorries confirms two-year fee freeze – as it happened
Culture secretary rebuked by Speaker for tweeting announcement on Sunday as BBC says decision will impact on programming

Andrew Sparrow

17, Jan, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Royal Navy unlikely to pursue Channel refugee ‘pushback’ policy
Military preparing options for No 10 but use of warships to turn back refugees seen as disproportionate

Rajeev Syal and Dan Sabbagh

17, Jan, 2022 @4:16 PM

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For the Tory party, Boris Johnson is a blip not a crisis | Nesrine Malik
Do not mistake changing polls and rising public anger with anything that will bring meaningful change to Britain, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

17, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Psychiatrists warn of police and crime bill’s impact on young people
Academics and clinicians say bill ‘will have a profound negative impact on young people’s mental health’

Damien Gayle

15, Jan, 2022 @10:09 AM

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How will the police and crime bill limit the right to protest?
Priti Patel says changes in protest tactics mean new measures are needed but critics says plans are ‘oppressive and wrong’

Matthew Taylor

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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If Boris Johnson is forced out, who might replace him?
Senior Tories are calling publicly for the PM to go, and eager replacements include Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid

Heather Stewart Political editor

12, Jan, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Did Priti Patel cross a line in urging pursuit of the Colston Four?
Home secretary accused of ‘ill-judged meddling’ by getting involved in police operational decisions

Rajeev Syal

05, Jan, 2022 @10:55 PM

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UK Border Force could strike over Channel refugee ‘pushback’ plan
Staff may take industrial action over Priti Patel’s ‘reprehensible’ plan to turn back refugees, says PCS union

Nicola Slawson

05, Jan, 2022 @7:10 PM

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Keir Starmer must reclaim patriotism for the left | Letters
Letters: Keir Starmer can take control of the debate on patriotism, argues Dr Hamid Khan, but Alasdair Macdonald fears the Labour leader is doomed to failure. Alan Wolinski thinks he should listen to Nesrine Malik

Letters

04, Jan, 2022 @5:58 PM

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