Politics

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Boris Johnson’s travails: the major issues plaguing No 10
Analysis: the PM is facing difficulties on multiple fronts as he attempts to placate mounting backbench anger

Aubrey Allegretti

22, Nov, 2021 @8:03 PM

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‘Embarrassing’: Boris Johnson criticised for rambling speech to CBI
Business leaders and Conservative MPs criticise speech in which PM extensively praised Peppa Pig World and imitated car

Aubrey Allegretti, Joanna Partridge and Rob Davies

22, Nov, 2021 @5:59 PM

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MPs should not use personal companies to avoid tax, says Starmer
Labour leader’s comments come after an investigation had found that at least 10 MPs had done so

Peter Walker and Jem Bartholomew

22, Nov, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Planning legislation must be amended to protect countryside | Letter
Letters: Ros Coward says ministers should prioritise brownfield development and pay attention to Save Kent’s Green Spaces, a day of action on Sunday

Letters

22, Nov, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Dominic Raab faces questions over party for Tory activists at Chevening
Minister urged to clarify who covered costs of event at grace-and-favour mansion days after fall of Kabul

Rajeev Syal

22, Nov, 2021 @4:00 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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Labour will not ‘throw cash at’ UK’s problems, Keir Starmer to tell CBI
Address to annual conference of business leaders will place fiscal discipline at heart of party’s appeal

Heather Stewart

21, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Pressure on Johnson to toughen stance on China over Peng Shuai episode
MPs claim diplomatic boycott of Winter Beijing Olympics inevitable despite tennis star’s reappearance

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

21, Nov, 2021 @7:27 PM

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Priti Patel beats on against the ceaseless small-boat Channel crossings
Analysis: home secretary wounded by PM’s review of rising refugee arrivals but her policy options are circumscribed

Rajeev Syal

21, Nov, 2021 @6:07 PM

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Sex life scoured by media after Stanley Johnson allegations, MP claims
Caroline Nokes says some journalists decided she was ‘the sort of woman it’s OK to sexually harass’

Robyn Vinter

21, Nov, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Labour and Plaid Cymru approve Welsh government deal
Plaid members of the Senedd are not expected to be handed posts in government and it is not a coalition agreement

Haroon Siddique

21, Nov, 2021 @3:21 PM

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EU calls on Brexit minister to stop ‘political posturing’ over NI protocol
‘We cannot undo Brexit,’ says Maroš Šefčovič after David Frost says ‘more urgency’ required in negotiations

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

21, Nov, 2021 @12:16 PM

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