Queen’s speech reveals tougher jail terms and end to free movement

This post was originally published on this siteThe government has announced a proposed legislative programme dominated by post-Brexit bills and a renewed focus on law and order in an unusual

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Is a Brexit deal impossible and what happens now?

This post was originally published on this siteAfter weeks of phoney war, Tuesday felt like a possible shift in the Brexit impasse – but one based largely on recriminations and anger and

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Opposition parties disagree over potential interim PM

This post was originally published on this siteLib Dems call for government of national unity but Labour says Jeremy Corbyn must lead ‘caretaker administration’. Follow the latest

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No plan to require vaccinations at state schools, says No 10

This post was originally published on this siteDowning Street has pushed back against Matt Hancock’s suggestion that the government could make vaccinations mandatory for state school

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Hancock: compulsory vaccinations being seriously considered

This post was originally published on this siteThe government is “looking very seriously” at making vaccinations compulsory for state school pupils and has taken advice on how such a

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Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over potential misconduct

This post was originally published on this siteBoris Johnson has been formally referred for potential investigation into whether he committed the criminal offence of misconduct in public office,

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Boris Johnson refuses to rule out suspending parliament again

This post was originally published on this siteBoris Johnson has refused to rule out suspending parliament again if the supreme court rules on Tuesday that he abused his powers as prime minister

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Jo Swinson to close Lib Dem conference with rallying cry over Brexit

This post was originally published on this siteJo Swinson is to use her first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader to argue the “tired old parties” are losing their dominance

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Lib Dems pledge to revoke Brexit without referendum

This post was originally published on this siteThe Liberal Democrats have overwhelmingly approved the party’s plan of going into an election with the promise to revoke Brexit without a

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‘An agent for change’: Harriet Harman on her bid to be Speaker

This post was originally published on this siteHarriet Harman has pledged to be a radically reforming Speaker of the Commons if she succeeds John Bercow, warning that a hidebound parliament must

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