MPs have renewed their call for the Speaker, John Bercow, to rethink the appointment of an Australian as the House of Commons clerk, parliament's most senior official, following the revelation that he has said he does not believe the job should be done by one person.
The Liberal Democrats will go into the next election proposing to triple the pupil premium for early years infants, according to David Laws, the education minister.
Older readers may recall that I usually spend August in a delightful Provençal village near Vaison-la-Romaine. Often there have been guest columnists, but occasionally I would write from there and the words Vaison-la-Romaine would appear at the top of this column.
All companies with more than 250 employees should be forced to publish the salaries of their highest earners and told to consult their employees on executive pay, Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrat business secretary, will say on Sunday.
John Bercow has made a point throughout his career of ensuring that he could never be accused, as Harold Wilson once was, of going "round the country stirring up apathy".
John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, suffered a significant setback on Thursday night when Jack Straw and Dame Margaret Beckett became the most senior figures at Westminster to raise questions about plans to appoint an Australian parliamentary official to the most senior unelected post at Westminster.
David Cameron has confessed his reliance on his BlackBerry smartphone, despite the possibility that the company will cease making phones.
The international development secretary, Justine Greening, has launched an emergency research initiative to look into spread of Ebola, which has claimed more than 1,200 lives in west Africa.
English voters oppose sharing the pound with an independent Scotland, want public spending there reduced in the event of a no vote and are broadly pessimistic about future relations between the two countries, according to new research that suggests a hardening of attitudes regardless of the outcome in September's referendum.
Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed by police under caution after claims that he incited racial hatred by declaring Bradford an "Israel-free zone".
David Cameron was accused on Monday of a lack of clarity over Iraq amid apparently conflicting signals from ministers on Britain's growing involvement in the crisis in the country.
The next televised clash between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling on Scottish independence is to be screened live across the UK later this month.
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.