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Reality Check: Are these councils defying the cuts?

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:12
Almost every council in the UK has made cuts since 2010.

Windrush: 'Home Office ignored warnings'

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 00:37
Spending watchdog says Home Office processes led to wrongful deportations and detentions.

Former leader Nigel Farage quits UKIP

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:40
He says he does not recognise the party anymore and criticises its links with Tommy Robinson.

PM on Brexit: Reflect on how we got here

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:22
After the government is ruled to be in contempt of Parliament over its Brexit advice, Theresa May opens a debate on the EU withdrawal agreement.

Brexit vote: Can the government avoid defeat in the Commons?

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:01
It may be that the Commons does not even get to the crunch vote on the government's motion next Tuesday.

BBC drops plans for Brexit TV debate between May and Corbyn

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:01
The broadcaster offered to air a debate, but Labour had criticised the proposed format.

Brexit: Full legal advice to be published after contempt vote

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:38
The government will publish its legal advice in full, after MPs find it in contempt of Parliament.

Brexit: MPs find government in contempt of Parliament

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:28
Here is the moment the voting figures were announced and the government was told to disclose its Brexit legal advice.

Baroness Osamor joins the House of Lords

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:00
A former Labour councillor, whose daughter is an MP, now sits in the Lords after being nominated by Jeremy Corbyn.

Brexit: Legal steps for Parliament to take UK out of EU

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:52
The Clerk of Legislation in the House of Commons explains how Parliament will handle the legal stages of the UK leaving the EU.

2019 elections: Legal challenge to extend voter ID checks

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:20
An Essex voter is crowdfunding for a legal case, as he does not have photo ID, and would not be able to vote.

'I didn't ask tough enough rail questions'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:54
Transport secretary admits he should have better scrutinised summer rail timetable changes.

Brexit: Food prices could rise 10%, says Mark Carney

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:46
The Bank of England governor tells MPs food prices could rise 5-10% if there is no Brexit deal.

Missing special needs support 'a national scandal'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:55
Ofsted chief paints a "disturbing" picture of the thousands of children left without special needs help.

Rail chaos: GTR ordered to spend £15m on improvements for passengers

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:29
GTR is ordered to pay out to improve services for passengers by the Department for Transport.

Law officer says UK can cancel Brexit

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:01
The non-binding opinion was delivered by the European Court of Justice's advocate general.

Brexit vote: Will MPs back PMs deal in Commons?

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 05:16
MPs are set to decide whether to back Theresa May's deal. But, as Leila Nathoo explains, it's not going to be straightforward.

Johnny Mercer MP asks Plymouth voters for Brexit advice

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 05:15
Johnny Mercer takes to the streets of Plymouth to ask the public what he should do in the Parliamentary vote on 11 December.

'Not enough evidence' for energy drink ban

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:30
Experts advising government say there is not enough evidence to warrant a ban on sale to children.

Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC, says House of Lords report

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:01
HMRC's powers on tackling tax avoidance are undermining justice, says a House of Lords report.