Politics UK



Bradley: 'Proud' of aid track record

The Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has strongly defended the conservative’s commitment to aid spending. Her comments come amid mounting speculation the pledge to spend 0.7% of GDP on aid could be dropped in the Tory…


The papers

A number of Thursday’s papers focus on the content of the forthcoming Conservative election manifesto. Party sources tell the Daily Mail it will feature three “Cast-Iron Brexit Pledges”. It says Theresa May will guarantee the…






Snap election vote: MPs' debate

Video MPs debated the motion to call a general election before casting their votes. MPs debated the motion to call a general election on 8 June before casting their votes. 19 Apr From the section…


George Osborne on quitting as an MP

Former chancellor tells John Pienaar about quitting Parliament to edit the London Evening Standard. In an interview with the BBC’s John Pienaar, former chancellor George Osborne reflects on quitting Parliament at the June election to…