Owen Paterson

North Shropshire by-election: who could win Owen Paterson’s seat?
Former Conservative MP Owen Paterson
Fact file

North Shropshire by-election: who could win Owen Paterson’s seat?

Liberal Democrat polling shows party is ‘neck and neck’ with Conservatives
16 Dec 2021
Is Boris Johnson’s authority ‘evaporating’?
Boris Johnson
Behind the scenes

Is Boris Johnson’s authority ‘evaporating’?

Tory MPs concerned PM ‘lacks strategy’ and presides over a cabinet of ‘nodding dogs’
19 Nov 2021
The most corrupt countries in the world - and how the UK ranks
Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer
Getting to grips with . . .

The most corrupt countries in the world - and how the UK ranks

Boris Johnson claims sleaze attacks do ‘disservice’ to citizens of genuinely ‘dirty’ nations
18 Nov 2021
Sleaze row chaos and the ‘objectionable’ objections of Christopher Chope
Christopher Chope
Getting to grips with . . .

Sleaze row chaos and the ‘objectionable’ objections of Christopher Chope

Tory branded a ‘Jurassic embarrassment’ after blocking Owen Paterson U-turn
16 Nov 2021
Owen Paterson: how the PM’s U-turn sparked fury within the Conservative Party
Owen Paterson
In Depth

Owen Paterson: how the PM’s U-turn sparked fury within the Conservative Party

Tory MPs angry with Johnson for ‘marching them up the hill only to march them down again’
11 Nov 2021
Should MPs have second jobs?
Boris Johnson
Pros and cons

Should MPs have second jobs?

Owen Paterson case shines light on financial activities outside Westminster
8 Nov 2021
Is the ‘sleaze crisis’ a turning point for Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Is the ‘sleaze crisis’ a turning point for Boris Johnson?

Conservative lead over Labour falls following dramatic U-turn over MPs standards watchdog
5 Nov 2021

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Owen Paterson resigns after PM’s U-turn in sleaze row
Boris Johnson in the Commons
Behind the scenes

Owen Paterson resigns after PM’s U-turn in sleaze row

Eyebrows had been raised about the timing of Boris Johnson’s move to overhaul system
4 Nov 2021
‘The Booker Prize went to the safe choice’
Booker Prize winner Damon Galgut
Instant Opinion

‘The Booker Prize went to the safe choice’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 Nov 2021
Why the Owen Paterson suspension vote matters
Owen Paterson
Getting to grips with . . .

Why the Owen Paterson suspension vote matters

Absolving MP for breaking lobbying rules marks ‘the demeaning of democracy’
3 Nov 2021
Why sewage is causing a political stink
A dead fish by the Thames
Getting to grips with . . .

Why sewage is causing a political stink

Tory MPs face widespread anger after voting against bid to reduce amount of waste discharged into rivers
26 Oct 2021
Firm advised by Tory MP handed £133m coronavirus contract
Tory MP Owen Paterson
In Brief

Firm advised by Tory MP handed £133m coronavirus contract

Health department agreed deal as part of push to meet 100,000 daily tests target
11 May 2020
Top Tory branded a Trotskyist for piling pressure on PM
The Mole
In Depth

Top Tory branded a Trotskyist for piling pressure on PM

BBC man compares Cameron's awkward eurosceptics to ‘The Bastards’ who riled John Major
24 Nov 2014
Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed
Mole
In Depth

Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed

As Lord Smith tries to defend Environment Agency, Baroness Young's spell in charge raises questions
10 Feb 2014
Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?
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In Depth

Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it
31 Jan 2014
Parts of UK suffering record rainfall
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In Brief

Parts of UK suffering record rainfall

Swathes of England experience wettest January since records began more than 100 years ago
30 Jan 2014
557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Paterson
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In Depth

557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Paterson

As Cobra meets to discuss flooding, Environment Secretary is left in deep water by predecessor
3 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 8 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 8 Nov 2012

8 Nov 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 7 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 7 Nov 2012

7 Nov 2012
BADGER CULL: omnivoreshambles engulfs coalition
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In Depth

BADGER CULL: omnivoreshambles engulfs coalition

Now it’s an 'omnivoreshambles’ as West Country farmers fight shy of higher-than-expected costs
19 Oct 2012
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