The new group is made up of MPs from some of the northern seats won at the last election.
Conservative MPs voted down a Labour move to extend the voucher scheme this week.
South Yorkshire has become the latest area of England to be put into the highest Covid alert level – Tier 3.
People waiting up to five weeks for their first universal credit payments are being forced to choose between having no income or going into debt to get by, according to a new report by MPs.
The last thing the Conservative party needs is yet more rebellion with its own ranks.
Despite a furious response from colleagues and a request from Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to resign, the MP Margaret Ferrier this evening remains in her post.
Jack Ritchie was just 24 when he took his own life after years of battling a gambling addiction.
After months of delays, the new NHS Covid-19 app has been launched in England and Wales.
There was none of the usual fanfare for Sir Keir Starmer’s first conference speech as Labour leader.
The human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she is resigning as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom over what she called the government’s “lamentable” suggestion that it could breach international law.
“Levelling up” – it was one of the campaign promises which helped Conservatives win seats which had been Labour for a generation.
The former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been appointed as an adviser to the newly formed Board of Trade, despite concerns about allegations of past misogyny and anti-LGBT sentiments.
One of Britain’s biggest trade unions, the GMB, is institutionally sexist – according to an independent report.
The Liberal Democrat leadership contest saw Sir Ed Davey, who has been the acting leader since December, clearly beat off rival Layla Moran today.
The most senior official at England’s Department for Education has been sacked by the Prime Minister.