David Gauke

39 results

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson reacting as the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during prime minister’s questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons. Photograph: AFP/Getty

British MPs have thwarted a motion to hold an early general election next month, after it was submitted by British prime minister Boris Johnson on Tue(...)

A video grab shows former Conservative MP Phillip Lee sitting next to Liberal Democrats  leader Jo Swinson in the House of Commons in London after moving across the House. Photograph: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s government has lost its majority in parliament after former Conservative minister Phillip Lee crossed the floor of the House of Common(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson has issued rebel Tory MPs with an ultimatium, either support him or face an election. Photograph: Getty

This week has been billed as a potentially pivotal one for UK politics. So what could happen and when? What are some backbench MPs trying to do? Mr (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: ‘If there is one thing that can hold us back in these talks it is the sense in Brussels that MPs may find some way to cancel the referendum.’ Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

British prime minister Boris Johnson will call a general election for October 14th if he loses a Commons vote on Tuesday aimed at blocking a no-deal B(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson speaking outside his official residence in London’s Downing Street. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said he does not want a general election, and claims the chances of a Brexit deal with the EU are rising. Mr John(...)

Conservative MPs have been told to vote with the government and preserve the chance of a deal, or vote with Corbyn and destroy any chance of a deal. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/The New York Times

Boris Johnson has dug in for trench warfare over Brexit as Tory rebels were put on notice they face losing the whip and being barred from standing for(...)

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove appearing on the BBC1 current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: PA

British cabinet heavyweight Michael Gove has refused to confirm the government would abide by legislation blocking a no-deal Brexit if it is forced th(...)

Britain’s former chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond: called for ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Boris Johnson would commit a betrayal of the referendum if he enacted a no-deal Brexit by listening to the “unelected” saboteurs “who pull the strings(...)

There was a bevy of merry ex-ministers at Lord’s, demob-happy evictees from the Tory cabinet – Greg Clark, David Gauke, Gavin Barwell, and Theresa May(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s rumbustious, two-hour turn at the dispatch box on Thursday morning was shameless, cynical and evasive. And sheer delight for the bench(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »