David Gauke

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This week offered a glimpse of an alternative scenario to a harmonious arrangement: one of rivalry and mutual suspicion, constant bickering and petty one-upmanship.

European leaders speak of “this post-Brexit world” in which we’re living. British prime minister Boris Johnson crows that he “got Brexit done”. Little(...)

Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid leaves 11 Downing Street. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty

Outgoing chancellor Sajid Javid has warned Boris Johnson not to undermine the credibility of the treasury as the prime minister’s team took effective (...)

Boris Johnson on the steps of 10 Downing Street. If it was not already blindingly obvious after the election results came in on Friday morning that the political settlement on these islands is in serious danger of unravelling, it sure is now. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

What lesson should the Government take from the results of the election in what is more and more dubiously called the United Kingdom? That denial is d(...)

“It does look as though this One Nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” – Boris Johnson said. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
UK election: Quotes of the night
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  • December 13, 2019, 08:58

Here are some of the best quotes from the UK general election results night so far: “It does look as though this One Nation Conservative government h(...)

Boris Johnson heads to a fridge to cool off on  the UK election campaign trail. Photograph: ITV screenshot

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has poked fun at the British prime minister who was seen entering a fridge in an apparent attempt to avoid being interview(...)

A snap poll from YouGov found the public almost evenly divided over who won the debate, with 48 per cent saying Jeremy Corbyn came out on top and 52 per cent choosing Boris Johnson. Photograph: Jeff Overs/EPA/BBC

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed on Brexit, public services and trust in politics during their final debate of the general election campa(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson has urged voters to return a majority Conservative government as the only alternative to a “nightmare on Downing Street” in the shape of(...)

The Conservatives start the campaign with a double-digit poll lead over Labour but Jeremy Corbyn promised to conduct an ambitious campaign for radical change. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP via Getty

The UK faces a general election on December 12th that will determine the future of Brexit and could set the country on a radical new economic course. (...)

  MPs vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the early election Bill    in the House of Commons in London. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament handout

 Jeremy Corbyn has promised that Labour will conduct an “ambitious, radical campaign for real change” ahead of December’s general election. (...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson prepares his keynote speech for the annual Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau /Getty Images

Former Labour Party adviser Jonathan Powell, one of the chief negotiators of the Good Friday agreement, described Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal proposal(...)

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