Our Political Correspondent Liz Bates spoke to the Justice Minister Victoria Atkins about domestic homicide earlier this week.
The government says it will shortly publish a new cross-departmental strategy on domestic violence, focusing on crimes which mainly affect women and girls.
The Labour Party’s biggest trade union backer Unite has said it will cut back on its political donations to the party, in what could appear to be an effort to distance itself from Sir Keir Starmer’s leadership.
An independent investigation has found that the former head of the Prince of Wales’ Foundation co-ordinated with so-called ‘fixers’ over an honours nomination for a Saudi billionaire.
One of the positive consequences of the pandemic was that many rough sleepers were brought in off the streets and offered emergency accommodation.
We spoke to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki about the migrant crisis taking place at home and across Europe.
The government has touted its announcements on high-speed rail as “one of the biggest single acts of levelling up of any government in history”. But how is the levelling up project going?
The Conservatives have been urged to investigate allegations against the Prime Minister’s father Stanley Johnson after two women accused him of touching them inappropriately.
The government is facing a backlash from some Conservative MPs in northern England ahead of an expected announcement to scrap part of the flagship HS2 high speed rail link between Manchester and Leeds.
For too long the menopause has been treated as a “dirty little secret” surrounded by taboo. Now, thanks to a campaign led by the Labour MP Carolyn Harris, the government has agreed to set up a menopause task force and cut prescription charges in England for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). As she welcomed the move,…
Britain has said it will summon the French ambassador after a Scottish boat was detained off the French coast, in the escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights.
The Government has announced a new ‘legal duty’ will be imposed on water companies to reduce raw sewage being discharged into English rivers.
The former Labour MP Frank Field has told fellow peers that he is terminally ill, and said he had changed his mind and now supported a new law to allow assisted dying. A statement was read out on his behalf at the second reading of the bill in the House of Lords which urged colleagues…
Less than a week since Sir David Amess’ death, Labour have accused the government of failing to make good on their promise to get the Online Safety Bill through its first stage in parliament by the end of the year.
One MP says face to face meetings should be paused right now.