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Voters are likely to turn their frustration on Parliament’s Brexit-blockers

22 October 2019 20:36

Rumours of the Prime Minister’s death in a ditch have been greatly exaggerated. Parliament’s rejection of the Government’s programme motion…

Boris Johnson’s Halloween deadline drifts further away

22 October 2019 20:15

Will the UK leave the EU on the 31 October? Barring the highly unlikely event of the EU refusing an…

Full list: The nine ex-Tories who rejected Boris’s Brexit bill timetable

22 October 2019 20:07

Boris Johnson’s bid to fast track his Brexit bill through Parliament has been defeated in the Commons. These are the…

Boris Johnson defeated in key Brexit vote in the Commons

22 October 2019 19:20

Boris Johnson has suffered defeat in a key Commons vote after MPs voted down his bid to fast track his…

Watch: John Mann heckles Anna Soubry: ‘It’ll get rid of you’

22 October 2019 17:24

‘A general election will solve nothing,’ Anna Soubry has just told the Commons. But it seems not all of her…

Watch: David Lammy checks his phone during Brexit debate

22 October 2019 16:32

David Lammy has said Boris Johnson’s bid to fast track his Brexit bill through Parliament means MPs won’t have enough…

Boris Johnson’s election threat to wavering Labour MPs

22 October 2019 15:09

The key Brexit vote tonight is on the programme motion. The sense is that the government has the votes to…

The clumsy whipping operation playing out in parliament

22 October 2019 14:44

The debate on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill is as noisy as you might expect, given how high emotions are on…

What Caroline Flint’s Brexit critics fail to understand

22 October 2019 13:38

It must feel pretty lonely being Caroline Flint right now. The Labour MP has made herself unpopular with her comrades…

Meet Dominic Slack-Oxley: the biggest source of fake news in Britain

22 October 2019 12:48

Allow me to introduce Dominic Slack-Oxley. Never heard of him, I hear you cry. Oh but you have. You hear…

The Brexit party crack-up

22 October 2019 11:47

At the start of the year, the Brexit party didn’t exist. When it roared to success a few months later…

MPs have plenty of time to read Boris’s Brexit bill

22 October 2019 10:59

The Withdrawal Bill that has been published is pretty dull stuff – even by my standards. There are nonetheless rather…

Let’s be honest about what a second referendum means

22 October 2019 6:30

A second referendum would be a political abomination. And it’s about time more of us said so. We need to…

This will be the make-or-break day for Boris Johnson’s Brexit

22 October 2019 0:03

The important vote today will be on the timetable, or programme motion, for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, the law that…

Northern Ireland’s abortion law change is a travesty for devolution

21 October 2019 17:48

Short of a miracle, abortion will become legal in Northern Ireland tomorrow. It’s a result of a shabby legislative deal…

Why everyone benefitted from Bercow’s refusal to allow today’s meaningful vote

21 October 2019 17:32

It was hardly a surprise that this afternoon John Bercow ruled out allowing the government to bring back its meaningful…

Tories buoyed by response to Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal

21 October 2019 15:46

Is this the week Boris Johnson passes his Brexit deal? As ever with Brexit, there is a chance that what…

How a chicken shop was cancelled

21 October 2019 15:45

From the moment the popular American fried chicken vendor Chick-fil-A opened its inaugural UK branch in Reading, gay rights activists…

A customs union amendment is a wrecking amendment

21 October 2019 14:15

The purpose of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill is to put the Withdrawal Agreement into UK domestic law. Nothing that MPs…

Why the EU should listen to Boris Johnson – not Parliament

21 October 2019 13:14

Boris Johnson has been criticised for sending the European Union a letter conveying his real opinion about a Brexit extension…