Peter Bone

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Britain’s former secretary of state for defence Gavin Williamson: has denied that he was behind the leak, claiming that a police investigation would exonerate him. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Theresa May has rejected opposition calls to refer former defence secretary Gavin Williamson’s alleged leak from the National Security Council (NSC) t(...)

Tory Brexiteer Bill Cash speaking on Thursday in the House of Commons, where he suggested prime minister Theresa May should resign. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

British prime minister Theresa May has dismissed calls from Conservative Brexiteers for her resignation after she agreed a six-month delay to Brexit w(...)

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry speaking  in the House of Commons. She called  for Brexit to be postponed beyond March 29th. Photograph:   House of Commons/PA Wire

Brexiteers have reacted with anger at Donald Tusk’s musing about the place in hell reserved for those who advocated leaving the EU without having a pl(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May said some in the House of Commons are ‘so focused on their particular vision of Brexit that they risk making a perfect ideal the enemy of a good deal’. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister Theresa May said on Sunday Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal is rejected by parliament later this mont(...)

Conservative Party chief whip Julian Smith: embroiled in scandal over breaking with tradition of pairs of MPs agreeing not to vote if one is unable to come to Westminster. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

Downing Street has expressed confidence in chief whip Julian Smith amid mounting calls for his resignation following reports that he urged Conservativ(...)

OECD secretary-general Ángel Gurría and Britain’s chancellor   Philip Hammond: the Paris-based think tank was accused of being “a leading advocate of Brexit pessimism”. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Philip Hammond was taking no questions on Tuesday as he dashed away from a joint press conference with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and (...)

New group includes former ministers Dominic Raab (above), Owen Patterson and Gerard Howarth. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Conservative Eurosceptics have set up a new lobby group to pressure Theresa May to take Britain out of the European single market and end free movemen(...)

There are a few golden rules in politics, one of which is that reports ministers would prefer nobody to read are published on the first day of (...)

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron during a joint news conference in the White House in Washington, yesterday. During the news conference, Mr Cameron said he would work to renegotiate Britain’s ties with the European Union before putting the question of membership in the EU to the voters. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

David Cameron’s dramatic decision to publish a draft Bill on the EU referendum appeared to have failed to quell backbench rebellion over Europe(...)