Leaving the European Union could leave the UK exposed to economic conditions comparable to those before the global financial crash of 2008, Alistair Darling, the Labour former chancellor, will claim on Friday.
Wealthy people are getting away with tax evasion because of a failure by HMRC to devise a strategy to deal with fraud, parliament’s spending watchdog has concluded.
Bob Satchwell, executive director of the Society of Editors, said the decision of newspapers not to publish the story about John Whittingdale’s relationship with a sex worker showed how much the industry had changed since the days of sexual exposés about ministers such as David Mellor.
The white paper setting out the government’s plans for schools in England has caused a stir – and not just from the usual suspects.
Another day, another Old Etonian.
Jeremy Corbyn has mocked David Cameron by saying that he has paid more tax than companies well known to friends of the prime minister – an apparent reference to the wallpaper firm established by the chancellor’s father.
The Electoral Commission has announced that Vote Leave has been designated as the official lead campaign urging Britain to leave the European Union in the run-up to the June referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn is to urge supporters to back the European Union “warts and all” as he tries to allay fears among remain campaigners that a failure to motivate Labour voters could leave Britain at risk of crashing out of the EU.
Ruth Davidson has launched the Scottish Conservative manifesto with a candid admission that it is not a programme for government but a programme for a strong opposition, and pledged to succeed where Labour has failed in holding the Scottish National party to account.
A full public inquiry should be held into the leaked Panama Papers rather than a proposed government taskforce, which is due to report to ministers, because Tory donors feature in the documents, John McDonnell has said.
MPs are set to clear out of Parliament while it gets refurbished over a six-year period.
Donald Trump has ended his political stand-off with Paul Ryan, endorsing the US House speaker in a speech on Friday.
MPs considered nationalising a Whitehall pub to avoid a drinking ban while they are relocated to the Department of Health’s offices for the duration of refurbishment works at the Palace of Westminster.