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With a 15-year career in the European Parliament already under his belt, the SNP’s Alyn Smith has been tipped as a future party leader. Stirling’s new MP talks to Eleanor Langford about his journey to Westminster, independence – and his determination that Scotland will be heard
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted a second Scottish independence referendum may not take place this year.
Boris Johnson is accused of being “terrified of the Scottish people having their say” by Nicola Sturgeon as she makes a renewed independence push.
The time is long overdue to scrap the Vagrancy Act, which history has shown to be harmful and ineffective, writes Professor Nicholas Crowson, Professor of Contemporary British History and Dr Jennifer Cumming, Reader in Sport and Exercise Psychology from the University of Birmingham.
Despite pushing the problem out of sight here in Parliament, the problem hasn’t gone away, writes Layla Moran MP.
A first step the Government must now take to tackle homelessness is scrapping the Vagrancy Act and end the criminalisation of homeless people, writes Alex Cunningham MP.
Ministers have been warned that homelessness services are at “breaking point” as cash-strapped councils are forced to place more and more families in bed and breakfast accommodation.
Given the alarming rise of antisemitism in the West, this Holocaust Memorial Day is not a time for a passive act of commemoration of the past - but a platform for leaders to commit to protecting Jewish communities today, writes Baroness Deech
We need a comprehensive devolution of all services in England to regional authorities and an indirectly elected 'Senate of the Nations and Regions' to replace the House of Lords, writes Lord Foulkes.
Labour has hit out at the Government’s “shameful” handling of post-Grenfell building safety as after it emerged hundreds of tower blocks continue to have dangerous cladding.
Boris Johnson has formally rejected Nicola Sturgeon’s demand for a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Boris Johnson is facing fresh calls to guarantee that veterans of the Troubles will not face "unfair prosecution" as the Northern Ireland Assembly returns.
Boris Johnson has called on Northern Ireland’s restored government to “deliver for the people” after talks with leaders in Stormont.
There is no excuse for a lack of understanding about the effects of DWP policy decisions, the benefits freeze has contributed to increased homelessness, child poverty, reliance on food banks and general suffering, writes Baroness Lister.
Northern Ireland is on the verge of "an incredible time of opportunity" after the restoration of power-sharing at Stormont, Boris Johnson has claimed.
Boris Johnson has hailed a "momentous day" in Northern Ireland as the Stormont power-sharing executive got up and running again after three years of political deadlock.
After three years, and one attempted deal abandoned at a minute to midnight, Northern Ireland now has a devolved government.
Power-sharing has returned to Northern Ireland for the first time in three years after Sinn Fein said will support a deal to restore devolution in the province.
A former Labour cabinet minister has predicted that Scotland will defiinitely become independent.
Lord Howell on reforming the Lords, the Civil Servce, and Britain's changing place in the world
Ambitious policies for a truly green economy and a competitive stance based on creating world-class infrastructure can be vote winners, writes Jonathan Reynolds MP
The power-sharing executive at Stormont could finally be restored after a new draft deal was published by the Irish and UK governments.
Labour must do more than apologise for the "harm" and "distress" it has brought to the Jewish community in Britain, one of the party’s backbenchers has said.
The Law Commission of England and Wales has today published a report setting out options to reduce the cost that leaseholders have to pay to buy the freehold or extend the lease of their homes (known as “enfranchisement”). The reforms have the potential to make the process easier and more affordable for millions of leaseholders across England and Wales.