Johnny Mercer

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Secretary of state for exiting the EU David Davis: concerned over decisions by Brussels  that would affect Britain during Brexit transition. Photograph: Toby Melville

Britain will seek a “right to object” to new rules adopted by the European Union during a transition period after Brexit, David Davis has said. The Br(...)

British prime minister Theresa May need not look far to find enemies arrayed against her on the Conservative backbenches. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Reuters

While Theresa May plodded through prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, many eyes were looking over her left shoulder at an MP sitting on the farth(...)

The letter to British prime minister Theresa May has been signed by Tory MP and former army captain Johnny Mercer, who is leading a backbench rebellion over defence cuts, and Julian Lewis, the Conservative chairman of the Commons defence committee. File photograph: Matt Dunham/Reuters/pool/

Senior British politicians have written to prime minister Theresa May calling for an effective amnesty that would cover security force members and par(...)

Carmel McCreagh: Skylark

Like a consummate actor, Wicklow singer Carmel McCreagh gives every lyric its due, so it’s fitting that she’s chosen the songs of lyricist John(...)