Priti Patel

Transport Sec Chris Grayling urges rail bosses to cap pay demands

TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling last night begged union bosses to help slam the brakes on rising fares – by capping wage demands.<p>Amid a fierce …

Great Britain

Heatwave and World Cup combine to lift Britain's economy despite Brexit doom-mongering

THERESA May got a Brexit boost yesterday as the early summer heatwave and World Cup saw economic growth double.<p>Higher household spending helped …

Philip Hammond

Priti Patel warns Chequers Brexit plan could cost Tories hard-won seats

EXCLUSIVE by Priti Patel, former International Development Secretary and Conservative MP for Witham<p>How in the world did we get here?<p>After the British …

Great Britain

India vs England: Virat Kohli places emphasis on team performance over individual glory | cricket

India captain Virat Kohli appears unfazed by the loss in the first Test against England in Edgbaston and said the team was committed to playing with …

Virat Kohli

It’s time to be brave and choose the open sea once again

It is time to be positive and believe in Britain. It‘s not too late to save Brexit although it may be too late without a change in attitude and a willingness to engage in a meaningful discussion about our future without rancour or emotion. We need to get past Remain versus Leave – past the endless …

EU Referendum

Electoral Commission rejects Conservative MP's complaints over Remain campaign

Here we go again. In January the Electoral Commission rejected complaints from a Conservative MP about the Remain campaign in the European …

Great Britain

Investigation into Remain campaign's spending during Brexit referendum 'thrown out' after insufficient evidence

THE elections watchdog has thrown out a bid to investigate Remain campaign groups lodged by a former Cabinet minister.<p>The Electoral Commission said …

Great Britain

Can the City survive Brexit? Sadiq Khan argues the Single Market is the City's strength as he goes head-to-head with Priti Patel

Ever since the EU referendum, one of my most important jobs has been to make sure London’s voice is heard and to fight for a Brexit deal that is in …

Great Britain

Electoral Commission dismisses Tory MP Priti Patel's claims about Remain campaign spending

The Electoral Commission has dismissed allegations made by Tory MP Priti Patel about the spending of pro-EU groups during the 2016 Brexit …

Great Britain

British PM Theresa May promotes Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara

Shailesh Vara, who held the junior ministerial post of parliamentary undersecretary of state in the Northern Ireland Office, has been promoted by …

Northern Ireland

Theresa May must stay true to her promises and stop treating the British public like fools 

For over 45 years, Britain’s relationship with the European Union has been seen as a tug of war. Although in 1973 Britain celebrated its entry to the European Economic Community, with fanfare and promises of a new beginning for a new generation, this was the moment when our political leaders …

Great Britain

How Jacob Rees-Mogg plans to push Theresa May around

Jacob Rees-Mogg is not known for flexing his muscle. The self-confessed "complete weed" once joked that the Beano's character Walter the Softy had "so much greater" physical prowess than him. But the Brexit plan Theresa May thrashed out at Chequers with her cabinet has forced him to show his …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Brexiteers Seek Vote Showdown With May Over EU Divorce Plan

Jacob Rees-Mogg and other Brexit hard-liners in the U.K.’s ruling Conservative Party are seeking a showdown with Theresa May over her plans for …

Great Britain

A Eurosceptic MP said this about Brexit and these 6 replies are all that's required

Here’s Eurosceptic MP and former Cabinet minister Priti Patel giving her hot take on the state of Brexit right now.<p>This is no longer an argument …

Great Britain

Theresa May is losing cabinet ministers at more than double the rate of her predecessors

The resignations of David Davis as Brexit Secretary and Boris Johnson from the Foreign Office have further cemented Theresa May's reputation as a Prime Minister who loses an unfortunate number of ministers from her cabinet.<p>It brings May's tally of non-reshuffle cabinet minister departures to six …

Boris Johnson

Who is Priti Patel, why was she forced to resign from the Cabinet and what were the Israel meetings?

PRITI Patel was forced to resign as International Development Secretary in November 2017.<p>The International Development Secretary admitted she had …

Benjamin Netanyahu

Wigan MP takes centre stage for Question Time

Lisa Nandy will be joining the line-up for BBC's Question Time tonight.

Manchester

Who's on Question Time tonight? Carolyn Radford, Ian Blackford, Priti Patel and Lisa Nandy join David Dimbleby

QUESTION TIME is on as usual tonight and will look at the biggest news events of the past week.<p>Here is who is on the show tonight and what time you …

Celebrity (UK)

Priti Patel: Conservatives no longer the party of meritocracy and have become lazy in the battle of ideas

Theresa May's Conservatives are abandoning their position as the party of meritocracy, Priti Patel has warned.<p>The former cabinet minister states that while Margaret Thatcher was "in tune with the hopes and aspirations of the British public", there is scant evidence of "meritocracy" or "political …

Great Britain

Priti Patel rant blames Tory Remoaners for 'sucking the intellectual lifeblood' out of the party

THE Conservatives are abandoning their role as the party of meritocracy, Priti Patel has said.<p>The former International Development Secretary also …

Great Britain

Brexit: Priti Patel urges Electoral Commission to investigate Remain campaign's Keira Knightley video

Former cabinet minister Priti Patel has urged the Electoral Commission to investigate the Remain campaign's spending on a Keira Knightley video ahead …

Great Britain

Priti Patel calls for investigation into remain campaign spending

The former cabinet minister Priti Patel has called for the election watchdog to investigate spending by the remain campaign in the EU referendum.<p>The Brexit-backing Tory MP questioned the impartiality of the Electoral Commission and said it should either investigate Britain Stronger in Europe or end …

Great Britain

Why Theresa May is burning through Cabinet ministers faster than any PM since Thatcher

In close-up, the theme that links each resignation is… dithering<p>This time last year, anticipating her landslide, Theresa May was planning to get rid of a swathe of minsters. Out would go the disloyal and the incompetent; in would come a Cabinet she could shape in her image. When she failed to get …

Great Britain

Amber Rudd is Labour's first real scalp – but it cannot get too cocky

<i>Theresa May will defend her immigration policies – after all, Britain voted for them</i><p>Amber Rudd’s resignation as Home Secretary is important to the Labour Party because it is technically the first such departure for which they can actually take some credit. The previous fallen – Priti Patel, Michael …

Amber Rudd

Theresa May vows she won't bow to Remainers' demands we stay in EU's Customs Union

LEAVING the Customs Union is a Government “red line” which will not be crossed, Downing Street sources insist.<p>And Prime Minister Theresa May will …

Great Britain

4,000 paedophiles recalled to prison after being released by parole board

Nearly 4,000 sex offenders released by the Parole Board have been recalled to jail after breaching the term of their licence over the past five years.<p>The number of sex offenders recalled to prison rose by a third from 697 to 934 between 2012 and 2016 amid mounting concern that sex offender …

Crime

Brexit migration row as PM suggests EU citizens could get more access to Britain even after we quit

DOWNING Street sparked a bitter immigration row today by refusing to rule out preferential treatment for EU migrants post Brexit.<p>As the Commonwealth …

Great Britain

Who's on Question Time tonight? Carolyn Radford, Ian Blackford, Priti Patel, Matthew Parris and Lisa Nandy join David Dimbleby

QUESTION TIME is on as usual tonight and will look at the biggest news events of the past week.<p>Here is who is on the show tonight and what time you …

Celebrity (UK)

Episode 3 - My Mum's A Woman (Oscars, Panjabi MC and Priti Patel)

Priti Patel

Theresa May Protects DUP From Free School Meal Cuts Set To Hit England's Universal Credit Claimants

Crunch Commons vote over Universal Credit changes<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Theresa May’s alliance with the DUP is facing fresh criticism after it emerged …