Two months ago, Scotland voted (55%-45%) to remain in the union. Scottish and British politics have changed forever.
Nick Clegg has said the pop star and TV presenter Myleene Klass was wrong to claim that a mansion tax would hit “the little grannies” who have lived in their houses for years.
Britain’s two main political parties are guilty of a “grand deception” by claiming that they can either cut taxes or maintain public spending without spelling out in detail how their plans will be funded, Danny Alexander said on Tuesday.
The shadow work and pensions secretary, Rachel Reeves, has said for the first time that Labour would clamp down on in-work tax credits claimed by EU migrants, and that “the UK social security system was never designed for the levels of migration we are now seeing”.
On Friday morning the country will likely wake up with two UKIP MPs in total. By May next year, more will almost certainly follow have followed.
With a new report on child sexual abuse published, there are calls for changes in how councils safeguard victims of sexual abuse
HM Revenue and Customs is “unacceptably slow” at taking action against tax avoiders, which in turn is reducing the government’s ability to raise revenue, MPs have concluded.
Parliamentary seats could be left vacant for the six months until the general election, if there are further defections from the Conservatives to Ukip, the Commons leader, William Hague, has suggested.
The Conservative byelection candidate in Rochester and Strood has suggested some voters are worried that having a Ukip MP as their local representative could lead to a drop in house prices.
His own sartorial choices have divided opinion at the best of times.
Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to suspend his close ally Ken Livingstone for making inflammatory remarks about Hitler and Zionism, after facing a revolt among Labour MPs about antisemitism within the party.
Britain’s EU membership is worth the multibillion-pound fee, and it is right for smaller countries with weaker economies to get more of the pot, David Cameron has said.
In suspending Bradford West’s MP, Naz Shah, from the Labour party while the context of her antisemitic comments (on Facebook in 2014) are thoroughly investigated, Jeremy Corbyn may have made a small but significant move in the direction of electability.