House of Lords

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Dame Priti and Sir Jacob: the allies and aides in Johnson’s honours list
Ex-PM also awards Shaun Bailey with a peerage and an OBE to the head of parliament’s hair salon

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

09, Jun, 2023 @7:29 PM

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The mystery of Boris Johnson’s honours list: why is Sunak putting up with it?
There is no requirement to give the former PM this privilege and the fallout is likely to linger

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

09, Jun, 2023 @4:42 PM

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Biden and Sunak hold press conference as new transatlantic deal unveiled – as it happened
US president and UK prime minister announce plan to bolster economic security in response to China’s growing influence

Nadeem Badshah and Andrew Sparrow

08, Jun, 2023 @7:34 PM

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Lord Carswell obituary
Barrister and judge who served as lord chief justice of Northern Ireland

Owen Bowcott

30, May, 2023 @10:25 AM

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UK could break up unless it is rebuilt as ‘solidarity union’, says Mark Drakeford
Exclusive: First minister of Wales says bonds that tie UK together have come under ‘sustained assault’ from 40 years of neoliberalism

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

29, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak under pressure to cancel Boris Johnson’s honours list
Critics say it is wrong for former PM to send friends to Lords while he is still under police investigation over Partygate

Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti

24, May, 2023 @7:55 PM

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Pity the MPs who hate the London bubble and its elites – but just can’t leave them behind | Marina Hyde
The decaying parliament building – and the hypocrisy of those who should be fixing it – says a lot about a nation that’s seen better days, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

19, May, 2023 @1:18 PM

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Alister Jack spares Tories a byelection by ruling out Lords switch
Boris Johnson ally says he would not accept peerage while still an MP but will stand down at next election

Ben Quinn Political correspondent

17, May, 2023 @5:24 PM

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Tory peer’s family used no-fault eviction against mould complaint tenant
Exclusive: Apolo Siskos says he was sent section 21 eviction notice – which Tories have promised to ban

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

17, May, 2023 @1:06 PM

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UK migration bill impractical and morally unacceptable, says Justin Welby
Archbishop of Canterbury attacks plan in Lords, saying it will harm UK’s standing and fails to address causes of movement of refugees

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

10, May, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s attack on illegal migration bill ‘wrong on both counts’, says minister – as it happened
Justin Welby says bill is ‘morally unacceptable’ and rules on protection of refugees are not ‘inconvenient obstructions’

Andrew Sparrow

10, May, 2023 @5:23 PM

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Archbishop of Canterbury to criticise small boats bill in House of Lords
Justin Welby to join peers condemning measures that seek to criminalise people seeking refuge in UK

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

09, May, 2023 @11:00 PM

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