Sayeeda Warsi

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UK health secretary Matt Hancock ahead of the official launch of the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British health secretary Matt Hancock has been accused of “whitesplaining” by a former Conservative Party chairman after he said others in the party “(...)

 Boris Johnson who has come out against calls to ban face-covering garments like the burka in public places. Photograph:   Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is defying calls from Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burkas resemble letter boxes and bank ro(...)

“It was all so different before June’s election, when Jeremy  Corbyn was greeted with cheers from the Conservatives and a dark, mutinous hush from the benches behind him.” File photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has had a bruising few weeks at prime minister’s questions (PMQs), as Jeremy Corbyn has hit relentlessly at her government’s weakest point(...)

A woman views tributes in memory of murdered Labour Party MP Jo Cox, at Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has accused David Cameron and the Remain campaign of a “despicable” attempt to create a link between the EU referendum and th(...)

Sayeeda  Warsi: had made a number of public statements backing Brexit but she declined to play an active role in the campaign. Photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

In normal circumstances, the decision by a Conservative peer with a patchy political record to switch sides in Britain’s EU referendum campaign would (...)

British foreign office minister Sayeeda Warsi has resigned from cabinet over the government’s policy on Gaza. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.

Britain’s first Muslim cabinet member has resigned from her position as a minister in the foreign office, saying she could no longer support the gover(...)