House of Commons

MP Eric Joyce arrested again after brawl in Commons bar

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 Mar, AT 09:16

A year after pleading guilty to assault, the MP is arrested again after a karaoke night turns violent

Cameron must take the blame for Tory split over gay marriage

Talking Point
Wed 6 Feb, AT 09:13

PM brought 'humiliating rebuff' upon himself, but surely he was right to move with the times

Poor to bear brunt of welfare cap passed in Commons vote

Talking Point
Wed 9 Jan, AT 09:41

David Miliband leads Labour's attack on 'rancid' bill capping benefits at 1% - but it passes by 56 votes

Crispin Black

Finucane's murder was wrong but it doesn't make him a saint

Thu 13 Dec, AT 13:36
Crispin Black

Cameron was right to apologise over the Belfast lawyer's murder. But his IRA links were complex

Margaret Hodge

MPs slam 'utterly immoral' tax advisers as Starbucks pays up

First Post
Fri 7 Dec, AT 14:47

Tax consultant admits to seeking out loopholes to help his wealthy clients avoid tax

Mole

Ed Balls blames his stammer for poor show against Osborne

Thu 6 Dec, AT 10:47
The Mole

Weak excuse, say his critics - and with the Tories squeezing benefits, Balls need to get his act together

For and against Leveson: two big Fleet Street guns take aim

Talking Point
Fri 30 Nov, AT 11:11

Ex-editor denounces misguided missile, while one investigative reporter says there's nothing to fear

Mole

Press freedom: Cameron and Clegg face Leveson split

Wed 28 Nov, AT 09:37
The Mole

PM and his deputy could make separate statements to Commons, so divided are they on the issue

sally bercow lord mcalpine libel case

Sally Bercow disappears from Twitter: is she victim or villain?

First Reaction
Tue 20 Nov, AT 15:28

The Speaker's wife has had her account deleted, but many mourn her departure

EU budget: is UK really isolated and can Cameron 'win'?

Briefing
Tue 20 Nov, AT 13:57

Desperate to agree an EU budget freeze, Britain looks isolated - and that's exactly what some EU countries want

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