Andrea Leadsom has told Conservative MPs that she is happy to show them a summary of her tax returns if they ask, but she will not immediately follow in the footsteps of her opponents and publish the details publicly.
A trade union has called on the Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom to give guarantees on workers’ rights post-Brexit in the wake of a speech she made calling for people who work in small businesses to have no employee protection at all.
Labour has lifted the suspension of Bradford West MP Naz Shah, who was disciplined over Facebook posts that suggested Israelis be deported to the US.
Ken Clarke has been caught on camera describing Theresa May as a “bloody difficult woman” and predicting that Michael Gove as prime minister would go to war with three countries at once, as he made a series of unguarded remarks about the Conservative leadership candidates.
Theresa May stormed ahead in the race to become the next prime minister, winning the backing of half of all Conservative MPs in a first round contest that saw Stephen Crabb drop out of the race and endorse her after he slipped into fourth place.
Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet has agreed to back formal peace negotiations between the warring factions of the Labour party to try to prevent all-out war.
There was a time when German political commentators loved to compare Angela Merkel to Margaret Thatcher.
The prime minister can trigger the two-year process of negotiating the UK’s withdrawal from the EU without a vote in parliament, government lawyers have advised.
The Green party has announced its list of candidates to succeed Natalie Bennett as leader, with the joint ticket of Caroline Lucas, the party’s only MP, and Jonathan Bartley, its work and pensions spokesman, the clear favourite against four other candidates.
Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters should brace themselves for the possibility of a new challenge against him even if he wins Labour’s leadership contest this weekend, according to the chair of the influential social movement set up to back him.
The former actor Tracy Brabin is the frontrunner to replace the late Jo Cox as Labour MP for Batley and Spen after the party unveiled its final shortlist.
Tim Farron will tell the Liberal Democrat conference that the party would rebrand the NHS to include a fully taxpayer-funded care service, warning that governments must be honest about raising taxes to ease the healthcare crisis.