Calls are being made for an independent investigation into threatening messages sent by Gavin Williamson to the then-Tory chief whip.
The PM has confirmed a shake-up of his top team, including some high-profile sackings and a promotion for Liz Truss.
As pupils begin returning to school, parents who were tuned in to Thursday morning's breakfast shows may have been hoping for words of clarity from the education secretary...
The education secretary was reluctant to give out his own A-level results as UK students await theirs.
Labour MPs have attacked Gavin Williamson over 'offensive nonsense' after the education secretary said a lack of 'discipline and order' at home during lockdown has 'inevitably' affected some pupils’ behaviour.
It comes after ministers faced pressure to guarantee students will not be confined to their university homes during the festive period.
Gavin Williamson was told not to cancel A-level and GCSE exams but ignored the advice, the chair of beleaguered exam regulator Ofqual has said.
A-level and GCSE results in England will now be awarded to students based on teachers’ predicted grades after a major government U-turn.
Teaching unions have attacked 'ignorant' Gavin Williamson after he announced last-minute changes to the way A-level and GCSE results will be dealt with.
Gavin Williamson was sacked by the prime minister for allegedly leaking information about the UK's new mobile network.
Labour is leading calls for detectives to investigate if a breach of the Official Secrets Act was committed.
“The Prime Minister has this evening asked Gavin Williamson to leave the Government, having lost confidence in his ability to serve in the role of Defence Secretary and as a member of her Cabinet."
Terrorists in Afghanistan have made UK links and pose a “real threat” to Britain, raising concerns over possible “Manchester-style attacks”, the defence secretary has warned. Intelligence agencies are said to have detected evidence of militants making links from the war-ravaged country to Britain and its European neighbours. Some Isis fighters are suspected of travelling to Afghanistan after the group’s collapse in Syria and Iraq to continue in their efforts to attack the West.
The stark remarks came as the diplomatic fall-out continued on Thursday following Russia's alleged involvement in the Salisbury spy poisoning scandal.
The diplomatic way forward could involve expelling the Russian ambassador to Britain.
Opinion is currently divided on where and how Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh should be tried.
Gavin Williamson has resisted suggestions that Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh should return to the UK.
Gavin Williamson said those who were intent on bringing "destruction, death and bloodshed" onto the streets of Britain were being "hunted down".
Gavin Williamson has started his new job as Defence Secretary with a tough stance on British traitors who travel to Syria to fight for Isis.
The Conservatives signed a historic deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) on Monday – but Theresa May’s signature was notably absent from it. Despite securing her in power for the foreseeable future, the Prime Minister merely watched in the background while the Government chief whip Gavin Williamson signed the document along with his DUP counterpart, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson. Amid confusion as to why it wasn’t Mrs May who signed the confidence and supply agreement – which was needed after the Tories failed to secure a majority in June’s snap election – there is thought to be a very good reason why the Prime Minister’s signature is missing.
Theresa May has wasted no time in appointing her new Cabinet since becoming Prime Minister yesterday evening. In one brutal and quick announcement, George Osborne was sacked and former foreign secretary Philip Hammond was in as Chancellor of the Exchequer.