House of Lords

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Tory peers to make last-ditch effort to reverse universal credit cut
Philippa Stroud will table amendment to highlight scale of concern in party about ending £20 a week uplift

Heather Stewart Political editor

22, Oct, 2021 @3:37 PM

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This government is helping big tech to undermine British democracy | David Puttnam
I leave the Lords with a heavy heart, as ministers kowtow to new and unaccountable forms of power, says film producer David Puttnam

David Puttnam

19, Oct, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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David Puttnam hits out at government as he quits House of Lords
Film producer says ministers on ‘path to self-inflicted disaster’ and were ‘pig-ignorant’ in Brexit negotiations

Hannah Ritchie

16, Oct, 2021 @3:01 PM

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Police record 17 drug crimes at Palace of Westminster in a year
Drug dealing, assaults and thefts from gift shop among more than 200 crimes recorded in year to March

Kevin Rawlinson

13, Oct, 2021 @11:14 AM

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The Guardian view on Tory sleaze: buying access, baubles and influence | Editorial
Editorial: Boris Johnson’s reluctance to come clean about donors that get to meet him may be explained by the contents of the Pandora papers


08, Oct, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Tory peers to defy Boris Johnson with push to make misogyny a hate crime
Exclusive: Lady Newlove confident of cross-party support for amendment, despite PM’s stance

Alexandra Topping

08, Oct, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Sarah Everard killer Wayne Couzens worked as parliamentary guard
Questions mount over vetting of former Met officer, who had access to Houses of Commons and Lords

Aubrey Allegretti

03, Oct, 2021 @8:48 AM

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Tory donor made life peer and appointed as government minister
Malcolm Offord, who has donated almost £150,000 to the Conservatives, sent to the Lords and becomes minister in Scotland Office

Peter Walker

30, Sep, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Peer who used personal email for work sacked by Boris Johnson in reshuffle
Lord Bethell also sponsored a parliamentary pass for Matt Hancock’s lover, Gina Coladangelo

Heather Stewart Political editor

17, Sep, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Chinese ambassador to UK barred from British parliament
Move agreed by Speakers of Commons and Lords follows imposition of sanctions on British MPs by Beijing

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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UK government threatens to suspend Northern Ireland protocol
Brexit minister David Frost tells House of Lords that the European Commission must take renegotiation proposals seriously

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

13, Sep, 2021 @6:03 PM

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