Parliament may have been prorogued but this week is set to be a key one for Brexit with drama expected at home and abroad.
A no-deal Brexit could trigger major hold-ups at channel ports, electricity price increases, shortages of some foods and delays to medicine imports, Government documents reveal.
Boris Johnson is facing furious demands for the immediate recall of MPs to Westminster after the suspension of Parliament was ruled unlawful by Scotland’s highest civil court.
Fresh Labour Party divisions have opened up over Brexit with a call from deputy leader Tom Watson for a second referendum before any general election.
Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour’s deputy leader prepared to call for a second referendum before any general election.
With Boris Johnson pushing for a snap general election, a new poll has suggested the Tories could be set for heavy losses in Scotland.
The extraordinary scenes in the House of Commons last night – which saw the government lose its majority and a key vote – is the subject of editorials and comment pieces in Britain and Ireland.
Conservative MP Phillip Lee has quit the party to join the Liberal Democrats.
MPs will return to Westminster after the summer recess this week – a break which has seen new Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out his stall on Brexit, opponents planning to avoid a no-deal departure and a cut to Mr Johnson’s working majority in the Commons.
Jackson Carlaw has been appointed interim leader of the Scottish Conservatives pending a leadership election, the party has confirmed.
Ruth Davidson has quit as Scottish Conservative leader, citing both “professional and personal” changes as reasons for her decision to step down.