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Anna Soubry: people have had enough of 62 year old Tory women

22 January 2019 18:28

While several members of the ERG announced that they were voting against Theresa May in the Conservative leadership vote of…

Watch: David Blunkett despairs at Chris Williamson’s Brexit stance

22 January 2019 13:24

David Blunkett once ruled the roost in the Labour party but under Jeremy Corbyn, Blair’s old acolytes are mostly ignored…

A message for the people… from Davos

22 January 2019 9:33

Oh dear. Davos isn’t what it used to be if this year’s guest list is anything to go by. The…

Dominic Grieve’s constitutional crisis

21 January 2019 13:09

Backbench MP and arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve shocked political observers this weekend, when it was revealed that he is planning to take…

Corbyn gives his verdict on a second Brexit referendum

18 January 2019 11:03

Jeremy Corbyn is under mounting pressure to back a second referendum. Labour MPs have grouped together to try and persuade…

Watch: Labour supporters heckle the media

17 January 2019 12:25

You would think that after being Labour leader for three years, some of the shine would have worn off Jeremy…

Watch: ‘Shame on you’: Labour MPs shout down Michael Gove

16 January 2019 19:10

Michael Gove ended the no confidence debate in the Commons by denouncing Jeremy Corbyn. But perhaps unsurprisingly his criticism of…

John Bercow only has eyes for Labour

15 January 2019 12:32

While much remains uncertain when it comes to how Brexit will play out in the coming days and weeks, it…

Listen: Michael Gove and Nick Robinson’s Today programme scrap

15 January 2019 9:00

Tensions are running high today in Westminster, as Theresa May’s Brexit deal finally comes before the the House of Commons.…

Chris Williamson on the joys of Venezuela

14 January 2019 16:18

Venezuela is a country in crisis: inflation hit one million per cent last year and GDP has plummeted by half…

Mel Stride’s picture perfect ‘no deal preparations’

14 January 2019 15:36

With only one day to go until the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the government has been doing its…

MP’s best friendship lies lost in the Commons

14 January 2019 14:45

As the Brexit vote looms closer, the whips are on a hunt for MPs. Not so much to discover how…

Theresa May’s Welsh assembly memory loss

14 January 2019 9:47

Theresa May is making a last ditch attempt this morning to convince MPs to back her Brexit deal when it’s…

Revealed: Philip Hammond’s secret Project Fear meetings

12 January 2019 7:15

It’s no secret in Westminster that Philip Hammond’s idea of the best Brexit possible is one that keeps Britain close…

Fiona Onasanya goes AWOL

11 January 2019 12:01

At the end of last year Labour MP Fiona Onasanya was convicted of perverting the course of justice, after lying…

11 times John Bercow did care about Parliamentary precedent

10 January 2019 10:41

John Bercow ditched Parliamentary precedent when he allowed a vote to take place on Dominic Grieve’s Brexit amendment yesterday. His decision…

Factcheck: is UK aid being spent on politicians in Bangladesh?

9 January 2019 15:47

Britain’s foreign aid department was on the defensive this week, following a Mail on Sunday article casting scorn on the…

Can Martin Selmayr’s denials be trusted?

9 January 2019 13:03

Martin Selmayr, the so-called ‘monster’ of Brussels, has reacted angrily to claims that he set out to punish Britain over…

Has Will Straw finally found the recipe for political success?

8 January 2019 10:57

Will Straw hasn’t had much joy when it comes to politics. In 2015, Straw tried – and failed – to…

Brexit: The Uncivil War – fact or fiction?

7 January 2019 23:00

After months of controversy, James Graham’s new Brexit drama finally aired tonight, portraying the bitterly fought campaign to win the…

Do these 83 MPs understand how no-deal Brexit works?

7 January 2019 15:55

This morning a group of more than 200 MPs from several parties made waves by penning a letter to the…

Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit journey – a timeline

6 January 2019 11:33

With Theresa May promising MPs that she will not lead the party into another election (so long as it’s not…

Jeremy Corbyn condemns the people of Milton Keynes

4 January 2019 14:52

Jeremy Corbyn has a message for the people of Milton Keynes: I condemn you. The Labour leader delivered his criticism…

Chris Grayling’s ferry company fails to deliver

3 January 2019 13:09

There have been a number of signs already this year that the government, after months of dragging its feet, may…

The 10 worst political interviews of 2018

30 December 2018 18:09

2018 has hardly been a year which has inspired faith in our political class. From the bungled Brexit negotiations to…