Politics

Rishi Sunak pledges to keep child benefit cap if Tories win next election

Rishi Sunak has revealed he will keep the two-child benefit cap if the Conservatives win the next election.

Government accused of U-turn after accepting Russian and Belarusian athletes at Olympics

The UK government has been accused of a U-turn after accepting Russian and Belarusian athletes can compete at the 2024 Olympics.

Nicola Sturgeon admits to 'incredibly difficult time' after husband charged in embezzlement probe

Nicola Sturgeon has described her personal situation as "incredibly difficult" after her husband was charged in connection with the embezzlement of…

'We will sit there and vote until it's done': Sunak promises to get Rwanda bill through parliament on…

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has insisted his Rwanda plan will finally get through parliament on Monday, telling reporters: "We will sit there and vote…

The Mark Menzies claims. And what makes a good foreign secretary?

Following allegations Tory MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds, Beth Rigby, Jess Phillips, and Ruth Davidson examine the fallout for the government…

Mark Menzies: Tory activist who reported MP over alleged misuse of funds disappointed by party response

A Tory activist who reported an MP over claims he misused party funds has told Sky News she is disappointed by the way her complaint has been handled.…

Nicola Sturgeon's husband Peter Murrell charged in connection with embezzlement of funds from SNP

Nicola Sturgeon's husband Peter Murrell has been charged by police after he was arrested amid an investigation into the SNP's funding and finances.

Lords delay Rwanda bill to next week in blow to Rishi Sunak's agenda

The House of Lords has delayed the passing of the government's Rwanda bill until next week - in a blow to Rishi Sunak's attempts to get planes off…

Rwanda plan blame game begins over latest delays - with plenty more showdowns to come for Rishi Sunak

This was the week it was meant to be done. 

Mark Menzies: Sir Keir Starmer says police 'should be involved' in allegations suspended Tory MP misused…

Sir Keir Starmer said police should be involved in the case of suspended Tory MP Mark Menzies, who faces allegations he misused campaign funds.

Tory MP suspended | What's going on with climate targets?

Conservative MP Mark Menzies has been suspended from the parliamentary party in light of allegations he abused local Tory party funds to pay off "bad…

Move to repeal Scotland's new hate crime laws fails after Holyrood debate

A move to repeal Scotland's new controversial hate crime laws has failed.

Lord Cameron set for Israel visit as Rishi Sunak tells Benjamin Netanyahu now is 'moment for calm heads'

Lord David Cameron is set to visit Israel on Wednesday, a day after Rishi Sunak told the country's prime minister a "moment for calm heads to prevail"…

Rishi Sunak's flagship smoking ban bill passes first hurdle despite cabinet opposition

Rishi Sunak's flagship smoking ban has passed its first parliamentary hurdle despite opposition from within his cabinet - as Labour backed the bill.

Government 'operationalising' Rwanda flights amid reports RAF Voyagers could be used

The government is "working on operationalising" Rwanda flights, a minister has said - amid reports RAF planes could be used for the controversial deportation…