Public health officials were “ready to close” Parliament before Christmas given high numbers of people on the estate, MPs have heard.
Buy now, pay later firms are facing action from ministers despite the Government voting against proposals to introduce regulations within months.
Boris Johnson’s EU trade deal has cleared Parliament after the Government rushed approval through the Commons and Lords in a single day.
Boris Johnson’s EU trade deal has cleared the House of Commons, as the Government seeks to rush approval through Parliament in a single day.
Tory MPs have hailed the end of the “battle for Brexit” as they praised Boris Johnson for securing a deal with the EU.
Boris Johnson has urged MPs to back his EU trade deal saying it will enable Britain to maintain the closest relations with its neighbours while taking control of its “national destiny”.
A recall of Parliament will be sought over the festive period if a Brexit deal needs to be approved, Jacob Rees-Mogg has confirmed.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is gearing up for a Brexit battle in the House of Commons next week, with key legislation scheduled to appear before MPs.
Margaret Thatcher was briefed on the characters of Coronation Street on her way to visiting the set in 1990, a minister has revealed.
The UK Government appears to have an “unlimited disregard” for the Good Friday Agreement, it has been suggested.
A strengthened tiered system of coronavirus restrictions has replaced England’s second national lockdown after Boris Johnson suffered the largest Tory rebellion of this Parliament.
England is set for a strengthened tiered system of coronavirus restrictions after MPs backed the measures, despite Boris Johnson suffering the largest Tory rebellion of this Parliament.
Boris Johnson has been told off by the Commons Speaker for asking his own question to Sir Keir Starmer.
Boris Johnson has urged the independent body responsible for setting MPs’ pay not to go ahead with its recommended increase.
A Government move to allow shielding MPs to participate virtually in Commons debates has been blocked by an MP who said it does not treat them like “grown-ups”.
The Government may need to extend the scrutiny window for MPs to analyse trade deals beyond January 1 to “avoid any cliff-edges”, a minister has admitted.
A Conservative former British Army officer has told MPs of how he cradled a girl injured in a bomb blast as she died.
Boris Johnson will face sustained pressure from within his own party not to extend the national lockdown next month after senior Tory backbenchers formed a group to resist any such move.
A Labour MP has told of how she went through a “very difficult” miscarriage during the pandemic in an emotional parliamentary debate on baby loss.
People are allowed to leave their homes to travel abroad for assisted dying purposes during the second lockdown in England, the Health Secretary has said.
A “major” campaign will be launched by the NHS to encourage people struggling with their mental health to come forward for help, MPs have heard.
Boris Johnson believes MPs should continue travelling from across the UK to Westminster despite the national lockdown coming into effect in England.
Britain’s parliamentary democracy will “endure everything that is thrown at it”, the House of Commons Speaker has said, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the reconstruction of its famous debating chamber after the Second World War.
Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half-term after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford.
The Government has been accused of “systematically drawing political fire” at those who speak out against it.
Opposition figures have savaged the Government after Tory MPs voted against footballer Marcus Rashford’s bid to have free school meals for eligible children extended through the coming holidays.
Rishi Sunak has failed to rule out harsher restrictions to control Covid-19, despite warning of the “economic damage” caused by lockdowns.
The Government should scrap plans to reduce the amount of Universal Credit paid to claimants, Labour has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has urged MP Margaret Ferrier to quit, describing her decision to travel on a train knowing she had Covid-19 as "possibly the worst breach imaginable".
The prime minister will chair meetings of Cabinet and the Cobra emergency committee this morning ahead of the national address.