Emily Thornberry, the shadow defence secretary, is to have ultimate responsibility for Labour’s defence review looking at its policy on Trident - with more sway than Ken Livingstone, party sources have said.
George Osborne has predicted that the EU referendum will settle the debate over Britain’s “often fractious” relationship with the EU for at least a generation and possibly for the rest of his lifetime as he ruled out a second vote.
Labour members who own property worth more than £1m should be charged a membership fee of £1,000, according to party MP John Mann.
Labour lost the 2015 general election because voters feared it would join forces with the SNP, did not see Ed Miliband as prime ministerial and were not supportive of the party’s policies on the economy, welfare and immigration, an internal report has found.
Nick Clegg was paid £22,500 by Goldman Sachs for a two-and-a-half-hour speech and presentation on the EU, it has emerged.
MPs and peers are to challenge the home secretary, Theresa May, on the privacy implications and detailed operation of her snooper’s charter legislation when she appears before the bill’s parliamentary scrutiny committee.
Labour peers in the House of Lords are “pathetic” and “not up for the fight” against the Conservatives, Tim Farron has said, blaming the party’s low turnout for a string of government victories in the second chamber.
Cabinet minister Chris Grayling has spoken out against Britain’s membership of the European Union, claiming the current terms are “disastrous” for the UK.
David Cameron has defended his government’s record on the environment and climate change, saying suggestions of backsliding are “total and utter nonsense”.
David Cameron has been criticised by senior MPs after he refused to allow parliament’s intelligence and security committee (ISC) unlimited access to the intelligence that led to recent drone strikes against Islamic State.
Tom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has declared a donation of £200,000 from Max Mosley.
Boris Johnson’s surprise appointment as foreign secretary is as much about the dismemberment of the foreign office as the sudden resurrection of the Conservative party’s favourite loveable rogue.
Theresa May last night announced the key appointments to her cabinet: Philip Hammond as chancellor, Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, and Amber Rudd as home secretary.