Pressure grows on Bercow over bullying claims

Pressure is growing on John Bercow over bullying claims, after three MPs quit a committee the Speaker established to improve “inclusion” at Westminster. Conservatives Will Quince, Mims Davies and Anne Milton have left the Commons Reference Group on...

Lucy McHugh: Mum pays tribute on 14th birthday

The mother of murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh has paid tribute to her “lip gloss angel” on what would have been her 14th birthday. Stacey White described her daughter as a “mixture of fun, laughter, generosity, kindness and whose biggest critic was...

Up to parties to make TV election debates happen – govt

Political parties will consider proposals by Sky News for an Independent Debates Commission to organise TV debates in general elections, the government has announced. As support builds for Sky News’ campaign, the Cabinet Office has said the proposals are...

May will face Tory critics at showdown meeting

Theresa May will face her backbenchers at a potentially crucial meeting on Wednesday, Sky News can confirm. The prime minister will address the 1922 committee of Conservative MPs, amid speculation she could be about to face a vote of no confidence in her leadership....