Kwasi Kwarteng

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Prepare for more extreme weather, Britons warned in wake of Storm Arwen
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng says climate crisis likely to cause future extreme weather events

Maya Wolfe-Robinson and agencies

01, Dec, 2021 @4:37 PM

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CBI says free market has left UK with ‘branch-line economy’
Director general to tell ministers to work with business to level up regions and move to net zero

Juliette Garside

22, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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MPs back government proposals to reform second job rules after opposition abstains – as it happened
Latest updates: MPs back government proposals for second job reform but Labour motion voted down

Tom Ambrose (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

17, Nov, 2021 @7:58 PM

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LV= rejects fresh Royal London approach and backs Bain takeover
Insurance firm says rival wants to break it up and US private equity group offers better deal

Julia Kollewe

16, Nov, 2021 @2:53 PM

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PM fails to stifle sleaze scandal as ratification of Paterson report blocked
Tory fury as backbencher Christopher Chope stops findings over lobbying rules breach being accepted

Aubrey Allegretti and Rowena Mason

15, Nov, 2021 @10:57 PM

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Shell basing itself in the UK is not a vote of confidence in the economy
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng claims it is, but the move has more to do with avoiding Dutch dividend tax

Nils Pratley

15, Nov, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Kwarteng apologises to standards commissioner for suggesting she should resign – as it happened
Latest updates: business secretary apologises to Kathryn Stone, suggesting his comments might have broken ministerial code

Andrew Sparrow

15, Nov, 2021 @6:17 PM

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Return of the sleazy party: the Conservatives and the Owen Paterson affair
As No 10 ham-fistedly let the scandal spread, was this about saving an old Brexit ally or protecting the PM himself?

Toby Helm, Jon Ungoed-Thomas, Michael Savage and Tom Wall

07, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Tories reveal yet again their belief that the rules are for little people, not for them
The attempt to scrap the parliamentary standards system is the latest example of a slide into corruption and moral bankruptcy

David Lammy

06, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Labour calls for probe into Kwarteng’s comments on standards watchdog
Angela Rayner says investigation needed over business secretary’s remarks to media about Kathryn Stone

Nadeem Badshah

04, Nov, 2021 @11:51 PM

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Cop26 pledges could limit warming to 1.8C, says energy agency boss
Fatih Birol says ‘big step forward’ is possible only if all commitments are implemented in full

Jillian Ambrose, Fiona Harvey and Jonathan Watts

04, Nov, 2021 @7:29 PM

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Owen Paterson resigns as MP for North Shropshire after sleaze row – as it happened
Owen Paterson says ‘I will remain a public servant but outside the cruel world of politics’ as he steps down

Andrew Sparrow

04, Nov, 2021 @5:51 PM

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