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Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans for a Scottish independence referendum on October 19, 2023 and has referred herself to the UK’s highest court in an attempt to force the vote. Scotland’s first minister said her legal officer has been instructed to refer legislation for a “consultative” referendum to the UK Supreme Court in order to determine if her devolved government...

Boris Johnson in new crisis as Dowden quits following double by-election...

Boris Johnson’s premiership has been plunged into yet another crisis with the Conservative party chairman Oliver Dowden resigning in the immediate wake of double by-election defeats. The Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Conservative majority in Tiverton and Honiton to inflict...

‘Impossible and odious’ to be Johnson’s ethics adviser

Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser Lord Christopher Geidt has resigned because the prime minister put him in an “impossible and odious position”. Geidt’s resignation letter states Johnson proposed violating the ministerial...

PM calls scrapping Northern Ireland protocol and breaking international law, ‘relatively trivial’

Boris Johnson is claiming his legislation to scrap the Northern Ireland protocol and break international law is in fact “relatively trivial” changes. The prime minister is under renewed fire from...

Boris Johnson faces no-confidence vote today

Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote in his leadership of the Conservative party today (June 6) after at least 54 MPs sent letters against him to the backbench...

Boris Johnson rewrites ministerial code to ‘save his own skin,’ says Rayner

Boris Johnson has re-written the ministerial code of conduct whilst he is being investigated by MPs over whether he has breached it by lying to the House of Commons. Labour said Johnson is “debasing the...
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Tory party in disarray as report highlights PM’s ‘total failure of leadership’

After the release of the full Sue Gray report, the Tory party is, once again, in total disarray because of, what one Tory MP described as 'total failure of leadership' on the part of...

Northern Ireland Legacy Bill – ‘an affront to all modern standards of decency’

Conservative MPs have voted for a controversial Northern Ireland legacy bill despite staunch opposition from all Northern Ireland political parties. Protests against the bill were held in Belfast, Derry and London with families of victims...

Met police decide Johnson ‘legally attended illegal events’

The Met police has decided not to issue more fines to Boris Johnson over partygate following a four month investigation that has cost £460,000. Former chief prosecutor for north-west England Nazir Afzal is among those...

DUP holding Northern Ireland to ransom over protocol

The DUP has been accused of holding Northern Ireland to ransom over its demands for major reform of the Northern Ireland protocol. Boris Johnson’s attempt to get the power-sharing executive at Stormont up and running...