Standards in young offender institutions have deteriorated to the point that it will “inevitably end in tragedy” unless urgent action is taken, the chief inspector of prisons has warned.
Senior civil servants, judges and military top brass are the latest public sector workers to have real-terms pay cuts confirmed, as the Government sticks to its 1% cap on salary rises.
The Conservatives are on track to lose the next election because of the rift within the party over Brexit, Tory grandee Lord Heseltine has warned.
People from "minority backgrounds" should sit on a special panel to advise the judge leading the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster, Jeremy Corbyn has demanded.
The elections watchdog has said there is little evidence to support claims of “widespread” voter fraud at the recent general election.
Tony Blair has accused the Labour leadership of offering a “vision of the 1960s” – despite the party’s gains under Jeremy Corbyn at the recent general election.
The Treasury fined Theresa May’s Home Office after she gave the former head of the child abuse inquiry a salary of £500,000 per year, it has emerged.
Former Cabinet minister Alan Johnson has compared the “narrow sectarian left” at the top of today’s Labour party to Militant.
Andrew Adonis believes the UK could be heading for a 'catastrophe' as the country prepares to leave the European Union. The former Labour Cabinet minister talks to Josh May about what is at stake
Brexit could be the UK's biggest mistake since the appeasement of Hitler in the 1930s, according to a former Labour Cabinet minister.
Theresa May's failure to win a majority at the general election has weakened the Government's grip on public spending, the Government’s economic watchdog has warned.
Theresa May faces a fresh headache after a string of Remain-supporting Conservatives MPs were elected to lead powerful Commons committees.
Theresa May has ordered a review into the intimidation of politicians after MPs suffered a torrent of abuse from their opponents during the election campaign.
The Shadow Business Secretary has said she does not feel that using Uber is “morally acceptable” because of the way it treats its drivers.
John McDonnell has urged Conservative MPs to back Labour’s plans to lift the pay cap on public sector workers, after Theresa May invited opposition parties to put forward policy ideas.
Theresa May has pleaded with Labour to work constructively with the Government on plans for Brexit and beyond, as she seeks to draw a line under the post-election turmoil.
Companies in the so-called “gig economy” would have to prove that workers can earn above the minimum wage, under proposals to be set out in a major government review.
The head of the UK’s biggest business group has warned that rushing into a trade deal with the US after Brexit could be counterproductive.
Speculation among Tory MPs about Theresa May’s future is a result of “too much sun and too much warm prosecco”, a senior Cabinet minister has said.
Theresa May’s position as Prime Minister is under fresh scrutiny after reports that allies of David Davis are planning to call on her to resign.
The Conservative position on tuition fees was thrown into doubt again today when a minister said the Government was considering how to respond to criticisms of the system.
Boris Johnson has said he would like to be able to tweet like Donald Trump - but would never be allowed to by the Foreign Office.
Sir John Chilcot has claimed Tony Blair was not “straight” with the British people about the case for invading Iraq.
Luciana Berger has been told by her local Labour party to apologise for criticising Jeremy Corbyn.
The Government has been accused of reading from the “Donald Trump disinformation playbook” by talking up the threat of electoral fraud.
A Conservative MP has launched his bid to chair a Commons committee on international affairs by hitting out at Boris Johnson’s light-hearted style as Foreign Secretary.
The Government has announced that local councils will be able to access a multi-billion pound fund to improve roads in their area.
There will be no vote on repealing fox hunting before 2019 at the earliest, the Government has revealed.
The Government has broadened its criteria for resettling refugees to include non-Syrians fleeing the conflict between the Assad regime, opposition groups and so-called Islamic State.
Jeremy Corbyn has passed over several big name Labour MPs as he announced his new frontbench line-up.
Nurses, doctors and soldiers will not get a pay rise before next April at the earliest, Downing Street has suggested.
The Government has been accused of another U-turn after the energy regulator set out plans to extend the energy price cap to fewer households than the Conservative manifesto pledge.
The Government’s “extreme” plan for Brexit could cause a shortage of strawberries at Wimbledon, Vince Cable has warned.
Owen Smith has hinted that Labour might have won last month’s election if he had been leader rather than Jeremy Corbyn.
The Conservatives paid for DUP leader Arlene Foster to fly back to Northern Ireland on an RAF jet after she agreed a deal to prop up the minority Tory government, it has emerged.
Top Conservative minister Damian Green has said there needs to be a “national debate” on tuition fees after the popularity of Labour’s manifesto pledge to scrap university charges.