Politics

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Why is Boris Johnson’s Caribbean holiday under scrutiny?
Parliamentary standards watchdog is investigating the funding of the PM’s 10-day trip to Mustique

Aubrey Allegretti

10, May, 2021 @3:49 PM

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EU citizens applying for settled status face legal limbo due to backlog
UK settlement scheme closes on 30 June, but Home Office has 320,000 applications to process

Lisa O'Carroll

10, May, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Starmer moves to calm Labour tensions with shadow cabinet address
As the dust settles from weekend’s reshuffle, the leader said the party must now concentrate on winning votes

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

10, May, 2021 @1:27 PM

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Boris Johnson being investigated over Caribbean holiday
Parliamentary standards watchdog says it is looking into a possible breach of MPs’ code of conduct

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

10, May, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Labour cannot return to past policies, says Gordon Brown after poll drubbing
Ex-leader and Diane Abbott urge Keir Starmer to review party policies to tackle ‘seismic changes’ in society

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, May, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Election success for UK politicians backing universal basic income
Scores of politicians including almost half of Welsh parliament have signed UBI trial pledge

Steven Morris

10, May, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Queen’s speech: voters will need photo ID for general elections
Government’s legislative agenda is unlikely to include long-awaited reforms to adult social care

Jim Waterson

09, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Elections 2021: new powers for Rayner as Dodds demoted in Labour reshuffle
Latest updates: deputy leader to shadow Michael Gove and retain control over party matters as Rachel Reeves replaces Dodds as shadow chancellor

Clea Skopeliti (now); Nicola Slawson (earlier)

09, May, 2021 @10:57 PM

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Labour reshuffle: Angela Rayner takes major role after Keir Starmer standoff
Row between leader and deputy holds up reshuffle while Rachel Reeves’ promotion looks set to inflame tensions with party’s left

Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart

09, May, 2021 @10:11 PM

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Keir Starmer’s Labour shadow cabinet reshuffle: the winners and losers
Labour leader brings new blood into top roles after poor election results on Thursday

Heather Stewart, Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker

09, May, 2021 @9:55 PM

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Starmer faces backlash over sacking of Angela Rayner after election losses
Senior figures such as Andy Burnham are backing the deputy leader who is believed to be furious over treatment

Heather Stewart Political editor

09, May, 2021 @6:59 PM

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Surging Greens pitch to replace Lib Dems as England’s third party
Strong performance in Bristol and nationwide council seat gains raise hope of general election success

Jim Waterson and Steven Morris

09, May, 2021 @6:53 PM

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