Author: Tim Sculthorpe

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The Speaker refused to comment on his decision when greeted by reporters outside Parliament this morning and made a series of sarcastic jibes. [Read More]
Unemployment fell by 35,000 to 1.34 million, 112,000 lower than a year ago, giving a jobless rate of 3.9 per cent - far below the... [Read More]
The Labour leader will sit down with the leaders of the SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and Greens before separate talks with MPs pushing a... [Read More]
Mrs May's Brexit Secretary hinted the Government could bring back its deal within days anyway and dare Mr Bercow to rule it out of order... [Read More]
Anonymous members of the shadow cabinet told the Standard Mr Corbyn was running out of enthusiasm for the job as he neared his 70th birthday. [Read More]
John Bercow's incendiary intervention means the Prime Minister's slim hopes of passing her deal in time for an EU Council on Thursday have faded even... [Read More]
After the Commons crushed the deal and endorsed delay, MP Huw Merriman said a proposal from Labour MP Peter Kyle could now save Theresa May's... [Read More]
Steve Bannon, former aide to Donald Trump, said the Prime Minister was 'not terribly sophisticated' - and compared her to the 'inspiring' Boris Johnson. [Read More]
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With just 11 days until Britain was supposed to leave the EU, the Prime Minister must negotiate the terms of any delay in Brussels and... [Read More]
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The Prime Minister now faces two immediate new battles that will be played out over the next seven days - one in Westminster and then... [Read More]
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A proposal by the Independent Group to demand a new public vote on Brexit has failed after Labour and even the official People's Vote campaign... [Read More]
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Mr Tusk's intervention on Twitter this morning will bolster claims that the UK would not leave the EU until 2021 unless Mrs May can... [Read More]
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Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted today - when MPs are wrestling with a delay to Britain leaving the EU - was not the... [Read More]
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The Speaker's decision to block a plan that sought to rule out a second referendum provoked fury from Brexiteer MPs. Tory members of the ERG... [Read More]
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On the crucial confirmatory second vote MPs voted 321 to 278 to confirm their original plan - defying a Government three line whip to block... [Read More]
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In the Spring Statement the Chancellor announced new standards 'mandating the end of fossil fuel heating systems in new homes from 2025 delivering lower carbon,... [Read More]
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In the Spring Statement, the Chancellor pledged an immediate £100million boost for police forces. Only £80million is new money, with £20million coming from Homer Office... [Read More]
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Chancellor Philip Hammond said the Department for Education would develop the new scheme in time for the next school year. [Read More]
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The Chancellor said the economy would continue to grow in every year to 2023 - at a faster rate than Germany - but that no... [Read More]
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Theresa May had promised a free vote tonight on her motion that says there should not be a no deal Brexit on March 29 -... [Read More]
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