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Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during […]

Farage seeking ‘new party’ in case UK fights Euro elections

Media captionNigel Farage ‘looking for new party’ Nigel Farage says he is ready to fight the European elections in May if Brexit is delayed. The former UKIP leader, who quit his party in December, said he was seeking “the right political vehicle”. As things stand, the European Parliament is axing most of the UK’s seats, […]

Brexit: High-profile Germans plead with UK to stay in EU

Image copyright EPA/BBC Image caption Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Jens Lehmann are among the letter’s signatories Leading German figures have written to the UK asking it to stay in the EU. The letter, published in the Times, is signed by 31 people, including the leader of the Christian Democratic Union – and likely successor to Angela […]

Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during […]

Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines ‘could shift’

Tory MP Rory Stewart suggested there could be some give and take for the PM when it comes to Brexit talks with other parties. Speaking on BBC Question Time, the prisons minister said if other parties were “serious” about wanting a deal “then of course we can shift red lines”. Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines […]

Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during […]

Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines ‘could shift’

Tory MP Rory Stewart suggested there could be some give and take for the PM when it comes to Brexit talks with other parties. Speaking on BBC Question Time, the prisons minister said if other parties were “serious” about wanting a deal “then of course we can shift red lines”. Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines […]

Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during […]

Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines ‘could shift’

Rory Stewart suggested there could be some give and for the PM when it came to Brexit talks with other parties. Speaking on BBC Question Time, the prisons minister said if other parties were “serious” about wanting a deal “then of course we can shift red lines”. Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines ‘could shift’}

Where the Conservative tribes stand on Brexit

Theresa May faces a daunting task to get her Brexit deal ratified by Parliament after it was rejected by 230 votes. It has not been made easier by the fact that the 118 Tory rebels who voted against her on Tuesday can’t agree on an alternative plan. Does that mean it’s dead? Probably in its […]