Intelligence and security committee chair says dossier has facts ‘germane’ to voters.
Must watch: Dominic Grieve on Russian report 02/11/2019
We had access to highly classified info. / Report is ready. / Redactions agreed. / PM has received report (17/10): signing off a formality. / What no.10 has said is a lie. / "Quite simply whopping untruths."
'We have no objections': Security officials say secret Russia report being blocked by Boris Johnson government can be published immediately 05/11/2019
'We are as much spectators in this as you are,' security source tells The Independent, as government blocks publication of documents until after election.
Labour and Tories prefer one-on-one format, which would mean no place for Jo Swinson’s party.
Boris Johnson was responding to SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford's call to respect the convention that UK legislation which affects Scotland should have Holyrood's consent.
The results were obtained by Freedom of Information requests submitted by the London Liberal Democrats and seen by Sky News.
Dark and dangerous threats against MPs like me are a sign No 10 and Cummings are getting utterly brazen 21/10/2019
This has a strong whiff of the 1930s about it – it is a right wing, nationalist government’s attempt to suppress dissent.
Historian of fascism offers lessons for democracies on how to resist authoritarianism [10 mins] 09/10/2019
Democracy is a fragile creation, and the Yale professor and historian of fascism Timothy Snyder should know. / His best selling book, ‘On Tyranny’, offers some practical and political advice for resisting authoritarianism. Professor Snyder had the American reader in mind when he wrote it. But can we learn anything from his work?
"52% of the electorate simply cannot have 100% of the spoils, they have to engage with the rest" - Lord Sumption 25/09/2019
The Prime Minister describes Britain’s institutions as “enemies of the people”, while pursuing a strategy that would leave the people impoverished, divided and ridiculed.
Philippe Lamberts MEP: ‘Johnson wants to give impression his team is negotiating in Brussels, while there’s no negotiation happening’ [3 mins] 24/09/2019
MPs from across the parties gather in the chamber, as one says "parliamentary sovereignty has been upheld".
The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully when he advised Queen Elizabeth to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit - and that therefore the suspension was void.
UK’s top judges unanimously rule on prime minister's proroguing of parliament ahead of Brexit deadline.
Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Judges rule unanimously that PM’s decision to prorogue parliament can be examined by judges.
R (on the application of Miller) (Appellant) v The Prime Minister (Respondent) / Cherry and others (Respondents) v AdvocateGeneral for Scotland (Appellant) (Scotland)
PM says adverse supreme court ruling would not stop him proroguing parliament again.
'This is the house of British democracy now,' says EU politician in European Parliament [2 mins] 18/09/2019
'We all have to speak English today here because we are representing not only the European people, but also the British people'
Britain’s Europe minister went to Ukraine to extol the virtues of democracy and the EU. It didn’t go very well 17/09/2019
Both countries happen to have the letters U and K in their name. One is in a state of political turmoil, with a population bitterly divided and facing a future of uncertainty, the other is Ukraine.
"I urge you to allow UK the time to defeat the 'would be' dictator who's lied, cheated and silenced the mother of all parliaments" 18/09/2019
'Our freedom is at stake here': meet Brexit protesters who queue at Supreme Court from 5am 18/09/2019
“This is about the underpinnings of our democracy,” said one protester stood outside the Supreme Court waving a placard politely accusing Boris Johnson of misleading the Queen.
Justice Secretary refuses to rule out shutting down parliament again and casts doubt on Queen's Speech 17/09/2019
Asked if a second prorogation is 'remotely conceivable', Robert Buckland says events are too volatile to make predictions.