The Queen has delivered her second Queen’s Speech in as many months – but this time the pomp and pageantry were replaced with a more low-key event.
Boris Johnson has insisted voters have returned “one of the best Parliaments this country has ever produced”, as he rebuffed calls for Scottish independence and appealed for unity.
Horses on one of Britain’s main railway lines look set to prevent a number of MPs from making it in time for the first official meeting of politicians in Parliament since the General Election.
Senior political figures from across the spectrum have paid tribute to Chris Moncrieff, one of the most respected lobby journalists of his generation, who has died at the age of 88.
Boris Johnson has been told to deliver on his Brexit promises or face receiving an unpleasant letter.
MPs will attend Parliament for the first time after the forthcoming General Election on Tuesday December 17.
The shortest parliamentary session in just over 70 years comes to an end on Tuesday, when MPs officially pack up and head off for the General Election campaign.
A foundation set up in the name of murdered MP Jo Cox has attacked the “abhorrent” abuse aimed at female MPs, after four women cited bullying as their reason for standing down from Parliament.
A veteran former MP who served 40 years in the Commons says last week’s bad-tempered clashes were worse than anything he could recall.
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to meet the SNP and other opposition parties tomorrow to discuss the possibility of bringing down Boris Johnson within days.
The Queen has been dragged into Westminster’s bitter Brexit battle after Boris Johnson asked her to suspend Parliament for more than a month.