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#British Politics

# british-politics - Last month October 2022

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet
# The Economy Stupid
# The Economy Stupid

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet

Oct 26th 2022, 7:38 AM 6,869 Views 6 Comments

The economy, Ukraine and his own party’s internal politics are big ticket items on his agenda.

# british-politics - This year 2022

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on
# Hustings
# Hustings

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on

Aug 1st 2022, 9:50 AM 17,844 Views 17 Comments

Hustings will take place in Exeter today.

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right
# British Politics
# British Politics

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 25,557 Views 20 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the new leader of Britain will be decided by a small number of people and the choice isn’t great.

British Chancellor's wife to pay UK taxes on all worldwide earnings
# Rishi Sunak
# Rishi Sunak

British Chancellor's wife to pay UK taxes on all worldwide earnings

Apr 9th 2022, 8:02 AM 38,905 Views 43 Comments

Rishi Sunak has faced intense scrutiny following the disclosure that his wife held non-domiciled status.

# british-politics - All time

British government's approach to Northern Ireland protocol condemned by MPs
# Brexit
# Brexit

British government's approach to Northern Ireland protocol condemned by MPs

Jul 14th 2020, 8:37 AM 15,464 Views 12 Comments

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee said businesses had been left in the dark.

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner
# Flooding
# Flooding

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

Mar 8th 2020, 5:07 PM 19,122 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

Johnson's new Cabinet agrees to bring in points-based immigration system
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Johnson's new Cabinet agrees to bring in points-based immigration system

Feb 14th 2020, 5:27 PM 33,853 Views 42 Comments

The system is designed to reduce the number of low-skilled migrants entering Britain from next year.

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'
# Qassem Soleimani
# Qassem Soleimani

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'

Jan 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 30,165 Views 48 Comments

This was Johnson’s first statement since the US’s fatal drone strike last Friday.

Opinion: There will be no Singapore-upon-Thames. The UK cannot strike the same trade deal with the EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: There will be no Singapore-upon-Thames. The UK cannot strike the same trade deal with the EU

Dec 27th 2019, 8:00 PM 26,058 Views 40 Comments

A scenario of a highly deregulated UK has been dubbed as a Singapore-upon-Thames.

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson

Dec 19th 2019, 5:33 PM 24,740 Views 49 Comments

The prime minister spoke to MPs in the House of Commons earlier today.

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon
# Scottish National Party
# Scottish National Party

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 8:02 PM 35,653 Views 70 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons

Nov 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 25,546 Views 21 Comments

Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.

Theresa May rules out second Brexit referendum in Plan B speech
# Last Ditch Effort
# Last Ditch Effort

Theresa May rules out second Brexit referendum in Plan B speech

Jan 21st 2019, 3:58 PM 38,501 Views 47 Comments

May said she will hold further talks on the backstop.

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit

Dec 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,853 Views 54 Comments

Irish negotiators had to agree that Ireland would remain within the British empire while May’s deal could keep the UK trapped in the EU indefinitely, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

'Blamed, victimised for the urges of men': Son of former model Christine Keeler on her life of scandal
# Christine Keeler
# Christine Keeler

'Blamed, victimised for the urges of men': Son of former model Christine Keeler on her life of scandal

Dec 7th 2017, 2:13 PM 28,572 Views 10 Comments

Former model Christine Keeler passed away aged 75 on Tuesday.

Profumo affair's Christine Keeler has passed away aged 75
# British Politics
# British Politics

Profumo affair's Christine Keeler has passed away aged 75

Dec 5th 2017, 7:46 PM 27,050 Views 19 Comments

Keeler was the model at the heart of one of the UK’s biggest political scandals.

Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which British PM would be better for Ireland?

Apr 19th 2017, 9:10 AM 25,141 Views 98 Comments

May or Corbyn? Corbyn or May?

13 of the quickest Irish responses to Theresa May's big election announcement
# At It Again
From The Daily Edge
# At It Again

13 of the quickest Irish responses to Theresa May's big election announcement

Apr 18th 2017, 2:33 PM 15,569 Views 1 Comment

She’s wrecking the gaff.

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre
# Don't Have A Bercow
# Don't Have A Bercow

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre

Jul 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,397 Views 30 Comments

John Bercow says he is “always mindful” of the cost of travel.

Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament
# Pants Down
# Pants Down

Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament

Oct 12th 2014, 8:06 AM 10,282 Views 23 Comments

Brooks Newmark sent an explicit photo of himself online to a male freelance reporter posing as a young female party activist.

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye
# Cheerio
# Cheerio

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye

Jul 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,449 Views 57 Comments

The Tory Prime Minister is trying to solve his “women problem.”

Griffin denied entry to Buckingham Palace garden party
# British Politics
# British Politics

Griffin denied entry to Buckingham Palace garden party

Jul 22nd 2010, 3:44 PM 188 Views 0 Comments

The BNP leader was turned away after officials said he was using his invitation for party ‘political means’.