The committee’s report was thorough, but the sentence is disproportionate.
Party activists could be forgiven for wondering if he would now rather have Starmer in Downing Street than Sunak.
The Prime Minister’s political fate lies where it has always properly lain: in the hands of the House of Commons.
As long as this former priest and aspirant actor can find some high moral reason for doing so, he loves to make trouble.
“I have to acknowledge that if the prime minister occupied any other office of senior responsibility… he would be long gone”.
The row over the Northern Ireland Protocol must not be allowed to poison co-operation with our continental partners on defence against Russia.
The Commons needs to go back to the drawing board and review flawed investigatory and recall arrangements.
The public needs to know which MPs on the Standards Committee voted to cut Miller’s repayment to only £5,800.
Unusually for these pages this is not a report from Parliament but a very important article about Parliament from Peter Oborne in the Daily Mail. Here is the key section: "Ever since the Glorious Revolution of 1688 (when a Catholic King was toppled in favour of parliamentary democracy), Britain has enjoyed a system of parliamentary […]
In February 2008 Hammersmith & Fulham MP Greg Hands (now a Shadow Treasury Minister) filed a complaint with Standards Commissioner John Lyon about Gordon Brown. Today the Prime Minister has been found by the Commons Standards and Privileges Committee to have inadvertently broken the rules relating to the sub-letting of taxpayer funded constituency offices. The […]