Jeremy Corbyn has torn up Labour’s European policy, saying he opposes EU migrants having to wait to receive benefits when in the UK.
A Foreign Office mandarin urged a cleaning firm to discipline staff who had complained to the foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, about their pay, a newly released document shows.
More than 300 senior officials from publicly funded bodies are paid more than the prime minister, newly released government documents show.
Shirley Williams is retiring from the House of Lords after 50 years in politics.
If David Cameron has a plan B to set before the leaders of Europe that buys him a ticket to a winning referendum, there is little sign of it surfacing. British negotiators deny point-blank that there is such a gift ready to be conjured out of a pre-Xmas hamper on Friday morning.
Under lock and key inside the Cabinet Office at 70 Whitehall lies the only paper copy of the the secret playbook of cabinet government in Britain: the precedent book. This is the guide to the inner workings of government.
Britain would be landed with £11bn in new tariffs if it left the EU and did not get a free trade agreement, according to the leader of the group campaigning to stay in.
The government is poised to announce plans to try to limit the powers of the Lords so that peers only have one chance to reject some legislation before the House of Commons can insist it passes into law.
The Scottish National party first won power at Holyrood on a promise of abolishing all student debt, but quickly found that was unaffordable. Instead, student borrowing in Scotland is increasing at a record rate, by more than £500m a year.
Theresa May has promised to carefully consider a legal submission from campaigners calling for an inquiry into alleged multiple malpractice by South Yorkshire police, relating to the 1984 confrontation during the miners’ strike at the Orgreave coking plant.
Theresa May has told eastern European countries that British people have sent a “very clear message” on the need to reduce migration through their vote to leave the EU.
The Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith is facing calls to make sure Jeremy Corbyn is on the ballot if a judge rules on Thursday that the incumbent leader needs to collect nominations from MPs.