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From 31 January to 1 February 2017, MPs debated the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill on whether to trigger Brexit – the Article 50 notice. / Ken Clarke was one of the 114 MPs. He was the ONLY Tory MP to vote against triggering Brexit.
Political leaders have paid tribute to former European Commission President Jacques Delors, who has died aged 98. / Serving from 1985 to 1995, Delors helped create the single market allowing the free movement of people, goods and services around the bloc. / He also laid the groundwork for the single European currency, the euro.
Home Secretary Theresa May has been criticised for claiming that an illegal immigrant avoided deportation because of his pet cat. / Her Cabinet colleague Ken Clarke said he had been "surprised" by the claim and could not believe it was true. / And human rights campaigners said Mrs May should get "her facts straight".
The drumbeats get louder as the call of the wild pulses through the blood of the Conservative party again. The front page of the Telegraph on Thursday splashes, “Cabinet call on PM to ditch ECHR”. On their headcount, a third of the British cabinet want to join Russia and Belarus as pariah states outside the European convention on human rights.
Ken Clarke tells MPs: 'I do think the Prime Minister has a tremendous skill in keeping a straight face whilst he's being so disingenuous'. / Boris Johnson has been defeated again as MPs pass bill blocking no-deal.
Brilliant speech against Brexit by Ken Clarke. / MPs overwhelmingly backed the bill, supported by the Labour leadership, by 498 votes FOR, to 114 AGAINST. Ken Clarke was one of the 114 MPs. He was the ONLY Tory MP to vote against triggering Brexit.
BRITAIN can rest easy. The country’s bananas are safe and will not be subject to “malformation or abnormal curvature” following the UK Government’s decision to abandon throwing 4,000 pieces of EU law onto the Brexit bonfire by the year’s end.
Ministers have refused to rule out scrapping EU regulations that protect swimmers and wildlife.
Having been grossly misled in the referendum, Britons’ anger is mounting as the reality of our plight becomes clear.
Ken Clarke was one of the 114 MPs. He was the ONLY Tory MP to vote against triggering Brexit.
It comes after Rishi Sunak reiterated his commitment to Brexit, amid reports the government could be seeking a closer "Swiss-style" deal with the EU.
Advancing the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill through Parliament is "poisoning the whole relationship" behind UK-EU negotiations, Lord Clarke has said.
EU withdrawal fuelling higher import costs and costing British workers nearly £500 a year, says Resolution Foundation.
5.2% GDP shortfall ‘mostly’ down to Britain’s exit from EU, according to top think tank.
In a revealing interview, former Conservative chancellor Ken Clarke tells TIM WALKER his fears – and hopes – for the country, and of his sadness at what the Tory Party has become.
A caller into James O’Brien’s LBC radio show who said he was Tory voter brought listeners to tears after he revealed when things changed for him on Brexit.
Amid withering criticism of project from likes of Ken Clarke, MoD learns it may not have to pay whole bill.
We spoke to the former Conservative Chancellor, Ken Clarke, about the budget and UK trade post-Brexit.
PM risks major confrontation with Joe Biden by persevering with internal market bill.
Downing Street says it is prepared to overturn any changes to the legislation.
"The argument about sovereignty you and I have been having for 60 years. All treaties require pooling of sovereignty"
Last week the veteran Conservative MP was stripped of the party whip. Here he discusses his plans for the future.
'I have to decide whether to vote Conservative if Boris Johnson is still the leader. That's my next problem'
The former Cabinet minister stood for Tory leadership two months ago - but he's one of 21 MPs brutally purged by Boris Johnson over Brexit