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    Labour and Conservatives could see more MP exits

    Labour and Conservatives could see more MP exits


    Members of the new Independent Group are hopeful more MPs will join the breakaway from the main...

    Members of the new Independent Group are hopeful more MPs will join the breakaway from the main parties.
    Scottish budget to be passed by Holyrood

    Scottish budget to be passed by Holyrood


    The budget will widen the income tax gap for higher earners, but provide more funding for education and the...

    The budget will widen the income tax gap for higher earners, but provide more funding for education and the NHS.
    Independent Group: Three Tory MPs resign to join group

    Independent Group: Three Tory MPs resign to join group


    Three Tory MPs have resigned from the party to join an independent group, set up by former Labour MPs. join from Tory...

    Three Tory MPs have resigned from the party to join an independent group, set up by former Labour MPs. join from Tory part
    PM has a problem with immigration - Soubry

    PM has a problem with immigration - Soubry


    One of the Tory defectors tells Newsnight Theresa May "has a thing" against free movement of...

    One of the Tory defectors tells Newsnight Theresa May "has a thing" against free movement of people.
    What does it feel like to quit a party?

    What does it feel like to quit a party?


    Some felt sad, others excited - former Tory and Labour MPs react very differently to joining their breakaway...

    Some felt sad, others excited - former Tory and Labour MPs react very differently to joining their breakaway group.
    PMQs: Corbyn and May on Brexit and car industry

    PMQs: Corbyn and May on Brexit and car industry


    The Labour leader asks for the "certainty" of a customs union to protect UK jobs and...

    The Labour leader asks for the "certainty" of a customs union to protect UK jobs and industry.
    PMQs: The verdict

    PMQs: The verdict


    Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit - here are the key...

    Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit - here are the key bits.
    Eighth MP quits Labour

    Eighth MP quits Labour


    Joan Ryan says she cannot remain in a party which tolerates a "culture of anti-Jewish...

    Joan Ryan says she cannot remain in a party which tolerates a "culture of anti-Jewish racism".
    MP introduces bill to ban dog meat consumption

    MP introduces bill to ban dog meat consumption


    Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the bill is important to stop China consuming dog...

    Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the bill is important to stop China consuming dog meat.
    EU blasts Hungary 'fake news' on migrants

    EU blasts Hungary 'fake news' on migrants


    The EU Commission condemns Hungary's right-wing government over a new poster...

    The EU Commission condemns Hungary's right-wing government over a new poster campaign.
    Protester charged with harassment

    Protester charged with harassment


    A protester involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry is facing criminal...

    A protester involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry is facing criminal charges.
    Who is Derek Hatton?

    Who is Derek Hatton?


    A profile of the former Militant Tendency leading light who is rejoining the Labour...

    A profile of the former Militant Tendency leading light who is rejoining the Labour Party.
    Yvette Cooper: Man who made threats given caution

    Yvette Cooper: Man who made threats given caution


    A 59-year-old from Leeds is given a conditional caution over threats made to MP Yvette...

    A 59-year-old from Leeds is given a conditional caution over threats made to MP Yvette Cooper.
    How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

    How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket


    The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little...

    The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.
    The SDP: gang of four and a Labour split

    The SDP: gang of four and a Labour split


    As some compare Labour resignations to the formation of the 1980s party, we look at how the SDP...

    As some compare Labour resignations to the formation of the 1980s party, we look at how the SDP emerged.
    Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn

    Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn


    A witty backbench Labour MP who represented his Newport West constituency for over thirty...

    A witty backbench Labour MP who represented his Newport West constituency for over thirty years
    Dutch Brexit 'monster' is Twitter hit

    Dutch Brexit 'monster' is Twitter hit


    The Dutch government tweets out a furry creature warning to firms about the impact of...

    The Dutch government tweets out a furry creature warning to firms about the impact of Brexit.
    Mouldy jam: Should you eat what's beneath?

    Mouldy jam: Should you eat what's beneath?


    Theresa May is said to eat jam after scraping mould off the surface. Is that...

    Theresa May is said to eat jam after scraping mould off the surface. Is that safe?
    All you need to know about Brexit

    All you need to know about Brexit


    A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union, which is due to happen on 29...

    A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union, which is due to happen on 29 March.
    Brexit: What happens now?

    Brexit: What happens now?


    Theresa May still needs to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. What might the next move...

    Theresa May still needs to get her Brexit deal through Parliament. What might the next move be?
    Local matters

    Local matters


    The financial squeeze faced by English councils is an issue that is not going...

    The financial squeeze faced by English councils is an issue that is not going away.
    Party conferences 2018: At-a-glance

    Party conferences 2018: At-a-glance


    From May's dance to Brexit manoeuvring, here are the highlights of the autumn conference...

    From May's dance to Brexit manoeuvring, here are the highlights of the autumn conference season.
    Labour Party conference

    Labour Party conference


    The Labour leader vows to "rebuild and transform our country" in his party conference...

    The Labour leader vows to "rebuild and transform our country" in his party conference speech.
    Party conferences 2017

    Party conferences 2017


    The latest on the major political parties in the autumn conference...

    The latest on the major political parties in the autumn conference season.