The government has been defeated once again. Which Tory MPs joined forces with the opposition?
The Bank of England needs to improve “diversity at the most senior levels”, according to a letter written today to the chancellor by the influential head of the Treasury Select Committee, Nicky Morgan.
Top Tory Nicky Morgan has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to pave the way for a replacement leader to revive the party as it reels from June’s disastrous General Election result.
A powerful cross-party group of MPs is drawing up plans that would make it impossible for Theresa May to allow Britain to crash out of the EU without a deal in 2019. The move comes amid new warnings that a “cliff-edge” Brexit would be catastrophic for the economy.
The majority of Conservative MPs do not want to see Philip Hammond sacked from the Treasury, a senior Tory former minister has said, appearing to suggest that the home secretary, Amber Rudd, is among those appalled at the briefings against the chancellor.
Conservative MPs are split between Brexiters who want Philip Hammond sacked and remainers who would like to see Boris Johnson out of a job, but believe the prime minister may be too weak to get rid of either of them in a reshuffle in the coming weeks.
The chair of an influential parliamentary committee is calling for urgent action to ensure that British pensioners living in Spain or other EU countries do not find their payments stopped after Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
Theresa May will probably step down before the next election no matter what she says. But which women could replace her?