An MP has called for the Westminster parliament to adopt a more family-friendly approach after she was censured by Commons authorities for bringing her children to a committee hearing.
David Cameron’s chief spin doctor has signed a publishing deal to write the inside story of the EU referendum campaign, promising to reveal what went on inside No 10 Downing Street during the EU referendum campaign
Labour could be forced to reopen its nomination process for the leadership contest if a high court judge rules on Thursday that Jeremy Corbyn must have the support of his MPs to appear on the ballot.
Independence may offer Scotland the greatest stability while the rest of the UK faces upheaval after last month’s vote to leave the EU, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Labour is being sued by a group of its members over the decision to exclude 130,000 people who joined the party since January from being able to vote in its leadership contest.
Justine Greening, the new education secretary, is now in charge of universities as well as schools.
The votes to decide Labour’s nominees for mayoral elections in Liverpool and Manchester should be delayed because of problems sending out ballot papers, two of the candidates have said.
The leaders of academy schools are spending taxpayers’ money on luxury hotels, top-end restaurants, first-class travel, private health care and executive cars, a joint investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches and the Observer can reveal.
John McDonnell would look to reform or scrap a £1bn tax relief that was initially designed by the previous Labour government as a means of promoting innovation in companies, including in the pharmaceutical industry.
Jeremy Corbyn called on Labour MPs to “end the trench warfare” and get behind a socialist vision for Britain under which he would allow councils to borrow more, raise taxes on business to fund education and suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
The trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said the UK needs to accept that the “world does not owe us a living” as he sought to explain his controversial comments that British businesses had become fat and lazy.