Phillip Lee

9 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: Downing Street officials have said it is “laughable” to think that he would stand aside if MPs vote down the government. Photograph: Simon Dawson/EPA

After less than a month in office Boris Johnson’s nascent government is squaring up for a no-confidence vote, attempts to halt Brexit and possibly a g(...)

 Former  foreign secretary Boris Johnson: he is not as popular in Westminster as he is with party members

Boris Johnson After Theresa May outlined her exit plan on Wednesday evening, the former foreign secretary told a meeting of the European Research Gro(...)

Conservative MP Justine Greening: “I don’t think I would be able to stay part of a party that was simply a Brexit party that had crashed us out of the European Union.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

A third of the British cabinet could walk out if prime minister Theresa May steers the country towards a no-deal Brexit, former Conservative Sarah Wol(...)

Prime minister Theresa May spent much of Tuesday meeting representatives from Conservative associations to brief them on her plans. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has escaped defeat by just six votes on an amendment that would have kept Britain in a customs union with the European Union in the absenc(...)

 Bracknell MP Dr Phillip Lee who has resigned as a justice minister. Photograph: PA

Below is the full text of a statement issued by British justice minister Phillip Lee on Tuesday announcing his resignation over the government’s Brexi(...)

A file image  Phillip Lee who resigned as Justice minister on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP

British prime minister Theresa May has suffered a ministerial resignation ahead of crunch Commons votes on Brexit, with Phillip Lee hitting out at the(...)

Analysts caution that the road to recovery at Tesco will be a long one

At last, something for the man with the toughest job in retail to smile about: sales at Tesco have returned to growth for the first time in a year.Pri(...)