During a 10-minute delay to the start of the hearing, the sound of laughter could clearly be heard from inside the committee room by those waiting in the corridor outside.
A register for lobbyists who contact ministers and senior civil servants will be introduced within the next 10 weeks, according to the government’s new lobbying tsar, in spite of criticism that it will be unfair and riddled with loopholes.
YouGov's poll for the Sunday Times suggests that the three men could have bright futures.
YouGov’s latest poll, for the Sunday Times, illustrates just how tight the general election will be.
Labour must not repeat the mistake of 2010 and make only last-minute plans for the possibility of entering a coalition after the May election, Lord Mandelson has warned.
David Cameron will reaffirm the Conservatives’ commitment to tax cuts in a speech on Monday, arguing that “after years of sacrifice, the British people deserve a reward”.
If Labour loses as much in Scotland as it could gain in England, and the Conservatives snap up a few handy gains from their Liberal Democrat partners, on election night 2015 – just as in 2010 – the only durable government would be headed by the Tories.
The Conservatives have signalled that David Cameron is willing to take part in televised leaders’ debates following the publication of revised plans from broadcasters.
Speaking on the Andrew Marr show, UKIP’s leader said that he was confident his party would win a good number of seats in May.
A YouGov poll for the Evening Standard suggests that more Londoners support a reintroduction of the death penalty than oppose it.
Hillary Clinton has thrown her weight behind the campaign to keep Britain inside the European Union in a major new boost to David Cameron’s hopes of winning a Remain vote on 23 June.
The United Kingdom referendum is fast approaching, and politicians and market watchers continue to weigh in on the possible impacts of Brexit.