Dominic Grieve

Brexit: MPs vote against including European fundamental rights charter in UK law

MPs have voted against including the European Charter of Fundamental Rights in UK law after Brexit.<p>A Labour amendment, tabled in the name of Jeremy …

Brexit

Tory 'Mutineer' Paul Masterton: 'Happy Clappy' Pro-Brexit Tories Won't Stop Me Standing Up To The Government

“I am not and have never been a Brexiteer."<p>Parliament<p>Tory Brexit ‘mutineer’ Paul Masterton has attacked his “happy-clappy” colleagues who cheer “like …

Referendums

Labour centrists express fury about Momentum's Christine Shawcroft taking over key party post - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen<p>What Donald Tusk told MEPs about Brexit ICM poll reveals how May and Corbyn seen on key issues Afternoon summary

Brexit

Westminster today - live updates: Government faces questions as Carillion liquidation causes major fears for NHS and other government contracts

The Government is facing questions over the collapse of construction giant Carillion, which announced it was entering liquidation this morning after …

Brexit

Not so special relationship — UKIP woes — Brexit game plan

<b>We’re delighted to announce the return of</b> <b>POLITICO’s Davos Playbook</b> from January 22 – January 26. Davos Playbook is the touchstone each morning for …

Brexit

Corbyn: Labour will vote against EU withdrawal bill this week

Labour leader also says he will not heed calls from within party for UK to stay in single market<p>Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour will vote against the EU withdrawal bill at its third reading, because of concern about a lack of protection for parliamentary democracy and human rights.<p>The Labour leader …

Brexit

My friend David Davis once defended liberty. Now he has become its enemy

He used to champion parliament as a protector against authoritarianism. These days, he’s happy to subvert it<p>Politicians and journalists rarely make good friends, but David Davis and I got on pretty well in the period we campaigned on civil liberties together during the last Labour government. We …

Opinion (UK)

The Waugh Zone Thursday January 11, 2018

The five things you need to know about politics today.<p><b>1. NICK AND FEES</b><p>When Justine Greening sat in the ‘naughty corner’ of the Tory backbenches in …

Anna Soubry

Theresa May tries to sidestep more trouble over Brexit Bill with new proposals

Ministers have proposed further changes to Theresa May’s critical piece of Brexit legislation in a bid to ward off further defeats at the hands of …

Brexit

Accepting Brexit At Any Cost Would Be The Ultimate Coup Against Democracy

When this meaningful vote comes around, No Brexit should be on the table of options<p>Kacper Pempel / Reuters<p>We are less than 15 months from the end of …

World Politics

Stronger May Finally Ready for U.K. Cabinet Reshuffle

<i>Follow</i> <i>@Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter.</i><p>Theresa May bid farewell to 2017 by firing her deputy and …

Brexit

Nick Clegg accuses May of a 'scandalous dereliction of democratic duty' on Brexit

• <b>Nick Clegg tells BI he fears the government will give Parliament an incomplete Brexit deal to vote on.</b>• <b><br>"The government’s clear intention is to try and lull parliament into signing away the future before it has spelled out what that future holds," the former deputy PM told BI this week.</b>• <b><br>The former Lib</b> …

Brexit

‘Rebel Commander’ Grieve’s Case for Second Referendum on Brexit

The Conservative Brexit rebel who dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a parliamentary blow has a hypothetical argument for a second referendum, but he …

Brexit

Brexit bill rebel receives death threats

LONDON — A prominent Conservative Brexit rebel said Friday he has passed five death threats that he has received to the police.<p>Former Attorney …

Brexit

Trump takes on Sloppy Steve — Brexit liaisons — Korea talks

<b>By CHARLIE COOPER</b><p><b>Good Friday morning.</b> I’m Charlie Cooper, POLITICO’s Brexit correspondent, filling in for Jack Blanchard.<p><b>TRUMP HAMMERS ‘SLOPPY …

Donald Trump

Clubbing, British MP style

LONDON — Behind the front doors of some of the most exclusive addresses in central London, key members of the U.K.’s political elite eat, drink, meet …

Referendums

Playing with process on Brexit offers May diminishing returns

In the Brexit negotiations, process — or, rather, rival interpretations of process — is everything. So far, Conservative Brexiters can claim victory …

Brexit

This is how Brexit can be stopped in 2018

In 2017, Best for Britain and campaign partners across the country backed parliamentary candidates that continue to fight for all options to be on …

Brexit

The worst-handled reshuffle in recent history – perhaps ever

Related Articles<p>It’s evident that Downing Street began Monday morning with at least one key appointment undecided – as the Chris Grayling fiasco …

Downing Street

Adonis on Brexit: ‘No mandarin backs May. Government has broken down’

Andrew Adonis, in first full interview since his resignation, says Theresa May’s cabinet has landed Whitehall with a ‘nervous breakdown’<p>Andrew Adonis was in church in the Austrian village of Alpbach on Christmas Day when he decided to step down as chair of the national infrastructure commission. …

Brexit

Toilet humor — Slacking off — Playbook awards

<b>By JACK BLANCHARD</b><p><b>Good Friday morning</b>.<p><b>CORRECTION:</b> Earlier this week Playbook described Bute as a “tiny Scottish island.” Not so, says Playbooker John …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Damian Green’s allies plotted to discredit me – Kate Maltby

Tory activist who made allegations of inappropriate behaviour against deputy PM believes articles in the Daily Mail were inspired by his supporters<p>Kate Maltby, the Tory activist who made allegations of inappropriate behaviour against Damian Green, believes that his allies orchestrated a ferocious …

News

ES Views: We have no choice about a pedestrianised Oxford Street

Have your say Twitter: @esviews Email: esviews@standard.co.uk

Oxford Street

GCHQ says UK has cyberweapons that can cripple hostile states

Theresa May visits Warsaw to discuss countering Russian disinformation.<p>Britain has developed a "full spectrum" of cyberweapons that can counter …

Theresa May

Police should refer to complainants and not 'victims' when investigating rape cases, senior legal figures suggest

Police should refer to people who report rape as complainants rather than victims, senior legal figures said last night, amid warnings that the policy is undermining impartiality and leading to miscarriages of justice.<p>MPs and members of the judiciary have also called for an overhaul of the current …

Justice

Russia, China, IS and dissident Republicans 'major intelligence challenges' for UK

The report said "the current scale of threat facing the UK and its interests from Islamist terror groups is unprecedented".<p>"This threat is …

North Korea

Damian Green’s exit deprives Theresa May of her closest confidant

In June, Theresa May sacked her closest confidant, Nick Timothy, amid the ashes of the general election. Now she has also sacked the old political …

Brexit

Theresa May: Only exceptional circumstances can delay Brexit

Theresa May has said powers to delay Brexit will only be used in "exceptional circumstances for the shortest possible time".<p>The UK Government is on …

Brexit

Theresa May accused of trying to block 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal won by MPs

Theresa May has been accused of planning to thwart the “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal won by MPs, after repeatedly refusing to stand by the …

Brexit