Rarely has a former prime minister been quite so scathing about a successor – from his own party.
MPs have expressed frustration during a special hearing in parliament where they questioned Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey over what the government was planning to do to tackle the cost of living crisis.
Boris Johnson has been trying to reassure beleaguered Downing Street staff after his special adviser on women and equalities became the fifth aide to quit in 24 hours.
It started as a campaign promise – a 2019 manifesto pledge to tackle regional inequalities. And now today we have – on paper for the first time – the details of what “levelling up” actually means for deprived communities across the country.
Our political correspondent Liz Bates discusses Boris Johnson’s meeting with Conservative MPs this evening.
The much-anticipated Sue Gray report into Downing Street lockdown parties was expected to land on Boris Johnson’s desk this week.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has been accused by Labour of wasting taxpayers’ money after she flew on a private government jet to Australia.
Downing Street says it won’t be investigating allegations that government whips have been intimidating Conservative MPs who were calling on Boris Johnson to resign.
Boris Johnson has shrugged off many scandals in the past. But can he possibly survive this?
“Nobody warned me that it was against the rules.”
This is not so much party politics but the politics of parties as Downing Street was forced to apologise to Buckingham Palace for the two parties held at Number 10 on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral – saying it was “deeply regrettable that this took place at a time of national mourning”.
Today MI5 accused Chinese lawyer Christine Lee of attempting to covertly influence British politics to the benefit of the Chinese Communist Party.
We visited Bury St Edmunds to gauge the strength, or fragility, of that support.
The Attorney General says she is considering referring a case to the Court of Appeal after four people were acquitted of criminal damage after a statue of the slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down.
Household energy bills could rise as much as 50% in the spring, the industry has warned.