• 6 Jun 2018

    Tempers fraying over Brexit meeting summary

    Theresa May has sent her Brexit sub-Committee ministers a summary of what they agreed at their last meeting last month. Problem is, a few of those Cabinet ministers don’t think this note does summarise the position agreed at Cabinet.

  • 4 Jun 2018

    Government at ‘serious risk of three to four defeats’ in upcoming Brexit votes, Tory MP says

    “The next 10 days are going to be tempestuous,” one Conservative MP said. He was talking about the attempt to overturn all the Lords’ amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday next week. One of those defeats might not necessarily be on the substance of Brexit, but on the time allowed for debate (the first vote…

  • 11 May 2018

    The Prime Minister has agreed to two experts sitting with Judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick for phase two of the investigation into the Grenfell Tower disaster. She had previously rejected calls for additional panel members.

  • 1 May 2018

    The new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, says he’s rejecting the “hostile environment” policy on immigration, but that isn’t much comfort to those who are already caught up in its net. We’ve been following the case of one 64-year-old grandmother who came here from Jamaica – from her nine-month detention in Yarl’s Wood, to her reunion with her family after her release. And she’s still being told she can’t stay.

  • 30 Apr 2018

    Cathy Newman follows the Prime Minister as she campaigns in the north-west of England, ahead of Thursday’s local elections.

  • 30 Apr 2018

    We’re joined by the shadow secretary of state for women and equalities, Dawn Butler, Lib Dem home affairs spokesperson, Sir Edward Davey, and former chair of the Conservative Party, Baroness Warsi, to discuss Windrush.

  • 30 Apr 2018

    Early this morning, Sajid Javid became Britain’s first Muslim Home Secretary. Theresa May conducted a hurried mini-reshuffle after Amber Rudd finally gave in to calls for her resignation over the Windrush scandal. The final straw proved to be her ignorance of Home Office targets for deporting illegal immigrants.

  • 28 Apr 2018

    We spoke to the former Cabinet Minister and Conservative MP Maria Miller fom her consituency in Basingstoke. As someone who knows what it’s like to be a minister on the ropes, we asked her what might be going through Amber Rudd’s mind.

  • 12 Apr 2018

    Theresa May’s cabinet spent more than two hours this afternoon in a special meeting to discuss military strikes against President Assad’s forces. Ministers are expected to back her plan for the UK to join action threatened by the United States and its allies. But opposition parties have demanded that Parliament be recalled so MPs have…

  • 10 Apr 2018

    Theresa May has declared that the international community “needed to respond” to uphold the worldwide ban on chemical weapons and hold those responsible to account, after talking by phone with President Trump. In the last few moments the French President Emmanuel Macron has said France would decide “within days” with the UK and the United States…

  • 14 Mar 2018

    Corbyn refuses to toe May’s line on Russia

    Mr Corbyn’s spokesman, briefing reporters after the Commons exchanges, suggested that the Labour leader was not convinced that the intelligence pointed without question to the Russian state as perpetrator of the act.

  • 13 Mar 2018

    Tonight, President Trump, in a phone call to Theresa May, said he agreed that the Russian government must provide unambiguous answers as to how the nerve agent came to be used in the Salisbury attack. Russia has dismissed claims of involvement as “rubbish”. The government’s emergencies committee, COBRA, met again as police said their investigation is…

  • 12 Mar 2018

    What are Theresa May’s options in response to Salisbury poisoning?

    Theresa May has gone to the top end of the diplomatic lexicon to condemn the attack on a Russian spy and his daughter. The Prime Minister said it constituted an “unlawful use of force” and “more extensive measures” would follow. The Russian government has been given until tomorrow night to explain how a nerve agent…

  • 1 Mar 2018

    Theresa May gets eve of speech warnings from EU

    As Theresa May got Cabinet sign off for the “serious” and “ambitious” Brexit policy she’ll set out in her speech tomorrow, EU leaders have warned that her own red lines mean Britain is closing the door on itself.

  • 24 Feb 2018

    Karim Mussilhy, whose uncle died in the Grenfell Tower fire, was one of the individuals who started the petition calling on the Prime Minister to take action to build public trust in the inquiry. I asked him how he felt following the developments.