Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed plans to ban upskirting. Theresa May has confirmed that a bill to ban up-skirting will go ahead, despite attempts to block it last week. On Friday, Conservative MP Christopher Chope said he was opposed to a second reading of the Voyeurism (Offences) bill because of his long-standing opposition to private members bills supported by backbenchers.
Former Conservative leader William Hague called for changes to the laws on cannabis following the Billy Caldwell case.
Theresa May's claim that a ‘Brexit dividend’ will help fund the 3.4% increase in spending was widely attacked as unrealistic.
Theresa May’s compromise offer made yesterday to pro-EU rebels in order to avoid a humiliating defeat by MPs is already in crisis, as the Government appeared to pedal back on its promises. As the EU Withdrawal Bill returned to the Commons on Tuesday, Mrs May’s team scrambled together a last-ditch offer to win over rebels threatening to vote down the Government on the issue of giving Parliament a ‘meaningful vote’ on the final Brexit deal. The Government is understood to have agreed to consider the third part, which would allow MPs to dictate the Government’s next move if the final deal presented to them is rejected.
The rebel Remainer MP who quit as justice minister this morning in protest against the Government has compared Brexit to the death penalty. Dr Philip Lee stood down in a dramatic exit, saying he ‘could not look his children in the eye’ if he supported Theresa May‘s Brexit position. Speaking later on in the House of Commons Dr Lee explained his decision, telling the house: ‘A Government’s first responsibility is to protect its citizens.
Theresa Villiers was responding to rumours that the European Research Group planned to oust Mrs May.
It comes after a tape of a candid speech in which he warned of a Brexit meltdown and called the Treasury 'the heart of Remain' was leaked.
Theresa May has swerved a cabinet revolt following crisis meetings with David Davis, who was this morning rumoured to be on the cusp of resignation. The Prime Minister and Brexit secretary have been at loggerheads over the Government’s latest backstop plan to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit.
The EU Withdrawal Bill has returned to the House of Commons today and tomorrow for a series of knife-edge votes that will determine the future of the Brexit process. Theresa May is facing one of the biggest tests of her leadership, with Tory rebels threatening to vote against their own party to force through amendments to the bill. Rebel leader Dominic Grieve tabled a last-minute compromise amendment last night, which scaled back the demands of the House of Lords position but which would give MPs the power to block a no-deal Brexit.
Conservative MPs are calling for Theresa May to resign ‘within weeks’, as splits within the Tory party over Brexit deepen and confidence in her leadership tumbles among party members. The Prime Minister is facing a possible back-bench revolt over her Government’s flagship Brexit legislation next week, as the EU Withdrawal Bill returns to the Commons in a high-stakes moment for the process.
The security database keeps the public safe by tracking offenders' DNA, fingerprints and vehicle information.
The prime minister is under pressure to act on the issue of abortion in Northern Ireland.
The Government will fully fund the removal of dangerous cladding from tower blocks by councils and housing associations.
Families of those who perished in the Grenfell Tower tragedy have accused Prime Minister Theresa May of making things worse after a private meeting