A Foreign Office minister who resigned on Monday has blamed "intolerable" expenses rules for forcing him to choose between his family and his parliamentary career.
Ed Miliband has overturned a narrow Tory advantage to take a commanding seven point lead after a bruising week for David Cameron in the wake of the resignation of Baroness Warsi over the Gaza crisis, according to a new Guardian / ICM poll.
Mark Simmonds, the Africa minister, has resigned from the Foreign Office a week after Baroness Warsi quit the cabinet.
David Cameron will fail to win a majority at the next election because he has not done enough to woo minority ethnic voters, former cabinet minister Sayeeda Warsi has warned.
The former Marks & Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose, the football executive and Apprentice star Karren Brady, the publisher Gail Rebuk, and the former Tory pollster Andrew Cooper are among the list of new working peers announced by Downing Street.
Nick Clegg has said Boris Johnson will have to "come clean" about his steely political ambitions underneath his bumbling persona during what is likely to be a year of feverish speculation about his designs on the Conservative leadership.
Lady Warsi, the senior Foreign Office minister, has resigned from the government in protest at its policy on Gaza, describing it as “morally indefensible”.
Labour's lead over the Conservatives has remained static on three points although support for both is up at the expense of the Liberal Democrats and Ukip, according to the latest Observer/Opinium poll.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband have been urged by senior MPs within their own parties to demand more forcefully that Israel stops its bombardment of Gaza.
Severing ties with the ECHR will only serve to remove the political independence of our rights framework and open the system to abuse and political tactics
Leading lawyer proposes new approach to EU renegotiation that could change the character of Britain’s debate from emotional to rational.
Teachers, firemen, civil servants, passport staff and health workers are all going on strike tomorrow in disputes over pay and pensions.