The Government’s social mobility tsar has called for a shake-up of the Government’s devolution agenda as he suggested breaking the deadlock in Yorkshire could be key to tackling the region’s mobility “coldspots”.
David Davis is under pressure to appear before a committee of MPs to discuss “sensitive” information contained in a series of Government Brexit impact assessments , amid accusations that ministers have acted in contempt of Parliament.
A senior Tory MP has called for both the International Development Secretary Priti Patel and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be sacked following a series of potentially damaging diplomatic blunders.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was last night accused of showing “contempt for the North” after he failed to attend a House of Commons debate calling for a more ambitious strategy for the region’s road and rail links.
Theresa May has named chief whip Gavin Williamson as her new Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon became the first minister to resign over the allegations of sexual misconduct engulfing Westminster.
David Davis is set to discuss the release of documents detailing the potential impact of leaving the EU on the UK economy with the chair of Parliament's Brexit committee after a motion calling for them to be handed over to Parliament passed unopposed last night.
Critics have expressed disappointment at the the launch of a Government consultation into fixed-odds betting terminals which could see the maximum stake for the highly-addictive machines reduced to just £2.
The Government is facing the threat of backbench rebellion over its pledge to offer Parliament a vote on the final Brexit deal, as Tory MPs warn they are "deadly serious" about supporting an amendment to its flagship Withdrawal Bill.