John Johnston is a political reporter for PoliticsHome, with a focus on foreign affairs and defence.
Ministers have unveiled a new £30m package aimed at tackling the growing numbers of rough sleepers.
Ministers have announced an embarrassing U-turn on plans to cut housing benefit for young people.
The Prime Minister will travel across the four nations of the UK today in a whistle-stop trip to promote her post-Brexit vision.
Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Smith has defied Jeremy Corbyn to demand that Labour backs a second EU referendum.
Gavin Williamson has announced that a fleet of state-of-the-art gunships will be tasked with protecting the UK’s fisheries after Britain leaves the EU.
Council services could suffer decades more austerity under plans to reform local Government funding, a top think tank has said.
A row over controversial Brexit legislation drawn up by Scottish ministers could be dragged into the Supreme Court after members at Holyrood overwhelmingly backed the bill.
Boris Johnson reportedly openly challenged Theresa May over her decision to reduce the use of stop and search powers in a heated Cabinet exchange earlier this week.
Jeremy Hunt has confirmed plans to end the pay cap for NHS staff in a deal worth £4.2bn.
The BBC have strongly denied that they photoshopped Jeremy Corbyn's hat during a segment on Newsnight discussing the response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
A group of Conservative MPs with seats in Labour heartlands are set to launch a new campaign to win over millennial voters.
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has said the millitary alliance firmly backs the UK's position that Russia was behind the attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal.
Prominent Labour MPs have distanced themselves from Jeremy Corbyn by publicly backing the Prime Minister's response to the nerve agent attack on a former spy.
Jeremy Corbyn faced the wrath of MPs from across the House today after he again failed to unequivocally condemn Moscow over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Jeremy Corbyn was "strangely like" US president Donald Trump in his comments on Russia in the wake of the Salisbury nerve agent attack, David Miliband has said.
The head of the CBI has launched a blistering attack on Labour's plans to nationalise swathes of British industry, saying they would inflict as much damage to the economy as a hard Brexit.
Philip Hammond is set to face demands to end austerity when he reveals government borrowing is at pre-financial crisis levels in his first Spring Statement today.
The Foreign Office's post-Brexit 'Global Britain' slogan will continue to look like a “superficial branding exercise” unless it is more precisely defined, a group of influential MPs have warned.
Vince Cable has come under fire from Conservative MPs for saying that the Brexit vote was driven by nostalgia for a period where 'faces were white'.
Labour has accused Gavin Williamson of taking the public for "fools" after he posted a petition urging his Conservative-run council to halt cuts to bus services.
Domestic abuse suspects face being electronically tagged and banned from taking alcohol under tough new measures aimed at ending their behaviour, Theresa May has announced.
Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner has secured debates on Government plans to cut free school meals and childcare vouchers in a bid to block them.
The Prime Minister is reportedly set to U-turn on her previous decision to rule out restrictions on fast food advertising.
Ministers have told tech companies to improve security on internet-connected devices in a bid to crackdown on hacking.
A group of influential MPs has warned that failing to roll over EU deals could put trade with 70 nations at risk.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd will today chair a meeting of the Government’s Cobra committee on the investigation into the suspected poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal.
Wolf-whistling and catcalling at women in the street should be made a hate crime, a Labour MP has said.
Communist Party members should be working "full tilt" to get Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street, a leading far-left figure has declared.
The leader of Labour’s council group in Cornwall has resigned, claiming he has been “actively attacked” by the far left.
Two prominent SNP MPs have dropped out of the race to become the next deputy leader of the party.
Councils could be stripped of their planning powers if they fail to build enough homes, Sajid Javid has warned.
Michael Gove has attacked the water industry over tax avoidance in a damning speech to industry executives.
Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that the Government will not re-open the Leveson inquiry into press standards.
An influential group of MPs have warned that the Government's negotiations on the future of the car industry are "an exercise in damage limitation".
Labour will no longer accept donations from Max Mosley after the privacy campaigner was caught in a storm over a racist leaflet, the party revealed today.
Labour has been criticised after a transgender model who claimed that all white people were racist was appointed an adviser on equalities for the party.