BBC Politics News Feed

Subscribe to BBC Politics News Feed feed BBC Politics News Feed
BBC News - UK Politics
Updated: 1 hour 35 min ago

Minister says farmers would grow more food in no-deal Brexit

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:33
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has responded to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

UK farmers will 'grow more food' if no Brexit deal - minister

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:32
Supermarkets would also buy more global produce to counter any rise in EU prices, a minister says.

Killer drivers to receive life sentences in law change

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:17
Crimes featuring mobile phones, speeding or racing will receive similar sentences to manslaughter.

Mood box: Is the EU our friend or enemy?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:59
What do the people of Hertfordshire think? Elizabeth Glinka went to find out and took the Sunday Politics moodbox with her..

Brexit: What steps are being taken to prepare for no deal?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:54
Ellie Price has been to ports on both sides of the Channel to find out about the practical steps being taken to prepare for the possibility of no deal.

Call for 'rethink' on Scottish fracking ban

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:42
Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars says trade unions and poverty groups should call for change.

NHS patients to be asked about sexuality

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:35
NHS England says the question will deter discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

MPs can stop no-deal Bexit, says Labour's McDonnell

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:31
Labour will work with others to stop the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the shadow chancellor says.

Inflation 'to cause £300 benefit squeeze'- think tank

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:33
Inflation at 2.9% will worsen the effects of the chancellor's measures, the Resolution Foundation warns.

Iran blamed for Parliament cyber-attack

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:48
Security sources believe Iran was behind an attempt to hack into MPs' email accounts in June.

Ed Miliband hasn't ruled out a return to frontline politics

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:54
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband told BBC Radio 4's Today host Nick Robinson he was "not about to give it all up".

Jeremy Corbyn: Let workers control robots

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 01:18
The Labour leader warns about the rise of robots and suggests firms like Uber could be run as co-ops.

Student loans inquiry launched by Treasury Committee

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:30
MPs will scrutinise changes to the student loan system, including the repayment threshold and interest rates.

Sir Teddy Taylor: Funeral held of Conservative MP

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:05
Conservative MP Sir Teddy Taylor died aged 80 last month.

Boris Johnson to visit Moscow as part of 'robust' dialogue'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:17
The foreign secretary says dialogue with the Kremlin is important despite their "deep differences".

Philip Hammond says criticism over Brexit comments 'absurd'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:23
The chancellor describes as "bizarre" and "absurd" accusations that he is talking down the economy.

Fashion-loving PM receives clothes, shoes and jewellery

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:22
Theresa May received gifts from Stella McCartney and Charlotte Olympia, transparency data reveals.

Universal credit: Plaid Cymru offers to pay for claimants' calls

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:20
The party says asking people to pay up to 55p a minute on universal credit helpline is "despicable".

Model Munroe Bergdorf on racism in the UK

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:53
Britain is a "deeply racist society" says a model in the week when the government publishes its racism audit.

Bercow: Three week conference break is a 'palaver'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:50
Political party conferences should be held over the course of a weekend, the Commons speaker says.