Scottish voters are reconsidering their opposition to independence after the Brexit vote, the SNP’s business convener, Derek Mackay, has said, despite a poll that found a majority still favoured being part of the UK outside the EU.
Jeremy Corbyn has responded to the 44 female Labour MPs who warned about “escalating abuse and hostility” by pledging to designate a member of staff to deal specifically with a spate of harassment and intimidation, the Guardian can reveal.
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.
Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith has apologised for saying the party should do more to “smash Theresa May back on her heels”.
Nick Clegg, one of the most senior pro-European MPs in the Commons, has said there will be uproar if parliament is not allowed to vote on how Brexit talks are approached and the terms of any deal to leave the EU.
The co-author of a parliamentary report into the demise of BHS has called on the Serious Fraud Office to launch a formal inquiry into the actions of the department store chain’s former owners.
The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has sought to reassure business about the potential economic shock of Brexit, unveiling a new guarantee over EU funding and promising the referendum result should not result in people becoming poorer or less secure.
Jeremy Hunt is to pledge that the NHS in England will be “self sufficient” in doctors after Britain leaves the European Union as he sets out a package of measures aimed at reducing its reliance on foreign-trained medics.