Politics

Will Boris Johnson resign?
Partygate

Will Boris Johnson resign?

The prime minister is again under pressure to resign following the outcome of Sue Gray’s report into Partygate allegations and damaging Tory by-election defeats.

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’
Letter to my Younger Self

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’

She’s not very good at putting up shelves, but when it came to showing her colleagues what female politicians could achieve, Margaret Beckett did it all herself

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges
Grenfell

Exclusive: Michael Gove vows to help Grenfell victims bring criminal charges

The housing secretary told The Big Issue those responsible for the devastating fire behaved in an “incredibly reckless and selfish” way and deserve to face prosecution.

Margaret Beckett: ‘People think Boris Johnson would be a good laugh in the pub. He’d be late and not get a round in’
News

Margaret Beckett: ‘People think Boris Johnson would be a good laugh in the pub. He’d be late and not get a round in’

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes
Politics

Keir Starmer: What Labour leader could learn from Neil Kinnock to capitalise on Boris Johnson’s woes

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After years of breaking the rules, Boris Johnson must now hope his MPs won’t change the only one keeping him in office
Boris Johnson

After years of breaking the rules, Boris Johnson must now hope his MPs won’t change the only one keeping him in office

‘Another Grenfell will happen’ say survivors still fighting for justice
grenfell

‘Another Grenfell will happen’ say survivors still fighting for justice

Boris Johnson accused of ‘a knowing and repeated lie’ over employment figures
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson accused of ‘a knowing and repeated lie’ over employment figures

How long does Boris Johnson have left as prime minister? 
Boris Johnson

How long does Boris Johnson have left as prime minister? 

Boris Johnson’s no confidence vote: What happens next?
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson’s no confidence vote: What happens next?

‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations
future generations

‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty
John Bird

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future
Paul McNamee

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future

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Rishi Sunak’s cost of living support won’t be enough for struggling families, charities warn
Cost of Living Crisis

Rishi Sunak’s cost of living support won’t be enough for struggling families, charities warn

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis

‘You’re rewarded for being funny, not being right’: How Oxford Tory ‘chums’ came to run the country
Politics

‘You’re rewarded for being funny, not being right’: How Oxford Tory ‘chums’ came to run the country

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?
poverty

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?

Anti-LTN candidates fail to make inroads in local elections
Local elections

Anti-LTN candidates fail to make inroads in local elections

‘Politics needs to be real’: Why more independent candidates are standing in this year’s local elections
Politics

‘Politics needs to be real’: Why more independent candidates are standing in this year’s local elections

Tory MP Neil Parish resigns after admitting twice watching porn in the House of Commons
Westminster sleaze

Tory MP Neil Parish resigns after admitting twice watching porn in the House of Commons

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election
Feargal Cochrane

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election

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The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality
Sam Bright

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality

Labour are still looking for Blair’s heir 25 years on
Mark Devenport

Labour are still looking for Blair’s heir 25 years on

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week
Politics

The controversial new laws rushed through by the government this week

Meet the woman leading the fight to ban trans conversion therapy
LGBTQ+

Meet the woman leading the fight to ban trans conversion therapy

Don’t delay the passport to prosperity
Paul McNamee

Don’t delay the passport to prosperity

The Policing Bill threatens our democracy – this is time for anger, not despair
Martha Spurrier

The Policing Bill threatens our democracy – this is time for anger, not despair

‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote
Elections

‘A full-fronted attack on our democracy’: New voter ID laws make it harder for young people to vote

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing
Climate crisis

Man ends 37-day hunger strike outside parliament after MPs agree to climate change briefing

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’
TV

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’
Anatomy of a Scandal

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve
Representation

Here’s how you can write to your MP and what it can achieve

Nurses and teachers react to Tory MP’s ‘deeply insulting’ comments
Partygate

Nurses and teachers react to Tory MP’s ‘deeply insulting’ comments

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