After last minute renegotiations in Strasbourg on Monday evening, the prime minister was hoping for a change of fortunes for her EU withdrawal agreement.
The leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn has refuted claims he called the Prime Minister a “stupid woman” at the last Prime Minister’s Questions of the year.
The prime minister addressed the nation after a historic five-hour meeting of the cabinet to announce they had approved the draft withdrawal agreement set out by UK and EU negotiators.
Commemorations are taking place across the world to mark the signing of the treaty that ended World War One in 1918.
The Prime Minister has criticised an “utterly disgusting” Guy Fawkes Night effigy depicting Grenfell Tower, after footage surfaced on social media.
Today was expected to be the day of Prime Minister May’s sweeping reshuffle of her cabinet. While some lower down positions within the cabinet have changed hands, the majority of the high-profile posts have remained largely unchanged. Continue reading Downing Street Reshuffle: Where we’re at
Former Justice Secretary David Lidington has been announced as the new Minister for the Cabinet Office. Continue reading Downing Street Reshuffle: David Lidington announced as Minister for the Cabinet Office
The first announcement of cabinet reshuffle day was an unexpected resignation.
James Brokenshire MP, Prime Minister May’s Northern Ireland Secretary has stepped down from his cabinet position, reportedly due to ill-health. Continue reading Downing Street Reshuffle: James Brokenshire resigns
Eleven people have been injured after a car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London. Continue reading Man detained after car mounts pavement outside Natural History Museum, 11 injured
Senior Conservatives have spoken out in support of the Prime Minister following attempts to oust Mrs May yesterday. Continue reading Tory MPs rally around Theresa May following Shapps’ plot to oust PM
The White House press secretary has said that now is not the time for a debate on U.S. gun control, following the Las Vegas massacre Sunday night.
In an emotional press briefing which saw President Trump’s spokeswoman choking over her words at times, she said such a conversation was “premature”, citing a lack of facts at the time. Continue reading Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House
When the Prime Minister called for a General Election on April 18, Jeremy Corbyn was seen by many as the outsider; unfathomable that he might come close to Downing Street.
This morning The Times published a YouGov poll, predicting a hung parliament. Continue reading Are we watching a repeat of the U.S. election taking place in the UK?
Get up to speed with the morning’s headlines from today’s Speaker Daily. Continue reading Thursday’s Speaker Daily
A new poll has given the Conservatives a lead equal to Labour’s total polling figures.
Conducted by ComRes for the Sunday Mirror, it is projecting that Theresa May’s party is twice as far ahead as Jeremy Corbyn in the race to secure Downing Street. Continue reading Poll awards Conservatives highest vote share since 1991
The Leader of the Opposition today launched Labour’s campaign for June’s General Election. Continue reading Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment
The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Continue reading UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’
In order for the Prime Minister to hold her early General Election she had to pass a motion in the Commons on the matter. Continue reading Who are the 13 MPs who voted against the election?
MPs have voted in favour of holding a General Election on June 8 following a debate in the Commons.