Politics

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Tories will act against MP facing rape allegations if police do, says Zahawi
Conservative chair comments after unnamed MP was reported to the party and police by colleagues

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

04, Dec, 2022 @12:02 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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The journey towards a fairer Britain starts now | Keir Starmer
Labour will, says its leader, set the country on a more dynamic path by handing powers to cities and regions and reining in the unaccountable cliques of Westminster – beginning on Monday

Keir Starmer

04, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Care workers hit back at Matt Hancock’s claim staff brought Covid to care homes
Most cases not caused by decision to discharge patients from hospital without testing, says former health secretary

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

03, Dec, 2022 @8:09 PM

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Liz Truss took a ‘Spinal Tap approach’ to government, says former speech writer
Asa Bennett told the BBC the ex-prime minister demanded the volume was ‘turned up to 11’ when she arrived

Tobi Thomas

03, Dec, 2022 @3:52 PM

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Five key moments from Matt Hancock’s pandemic memoir
In published extracts former health secretary says he broke Covid rules because he ‘fell in love’

Tobi Thomas

03, Dec, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Who are the female union leaders overseeing UK strike action?
Four women at some of the biggest unions are on the frontline of the fight for better pay and conditions

Heather Stewart

02, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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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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Matt Hancock in demand as guest speaker for local Tory events, say MPs
Hancock’s potential to raise funds for party coffers creates dilemma after whip was withdrawn due to I’m a Celebrity appearance

Jessica Elgot and Aletha Adu

02, Dec, 2022 @6:44 PM

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Conservatives urged to suspend MP facing rape allegations
Tory colleagues have reported accusations against backbencher to the police and the party

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Dec, 2022 @5:39 PM

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Labour byelection victory ‘a clear message to Sunak’, says Starmer – as it happened
Latest updates: byelection was first test at the ballot box since Rishi Sunak became prime minister

Rachel Hall (now) and Ben Quinn (earlier)

02, Dec, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Boris Johnson hails blockchain ‘possibilities’ at Singapore conference
On post-No 10 lecture circuit, former PM says there must be ‘measures to protect public from Ponzi schemes’

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Dec, 2022 @3:20 PM

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