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Prime minister withdraws from Commons liaison committee

The prime minister has withdrawn from a panel of the chairs of select committees today, announcing he must "focus on delivering Brexit" instead.

No.10 calls for election as MPs reject Brexit deal timetable

MPs have voted in favour of Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan but rejected his timetable to push all relevant legislation through in three days.

Stormont assembly to be restored after members’ petition

Members of the Stormont assembly are to sit for the first time in almost three years, after 31 members signed a petition for recall in a bid to allow for scrutiny of a proposed change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

SNP to push for Brexit extension and national poll

The SNP will call for a three-month extension to the Article 50 deadline in Saturday’s historic sitting in the House of Commons, paving the way for an early general election.

Johnson announces new Brexit deal

Boris Johnson has announced that he has reached an agreement with the EU over a new deal.

“Many issues” still stand in the way of Brexit deal, Taoiseach says

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that there are “many issues” still to be resolved before a new Brexit deal can be agreed.

Plans to introduce ID checks before voting criticised by Labour party

Plans to require people to bring a form of photographic identification in order to vote have been called discriminatory by Jeremy Corbyn.

Government announces "ambitious" new policies in Queens Speech

Boris Johnson has set out his “ambitious” new policies and outlined his Brexit strategy in the Queen’s speech on Monday.

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