Windrush: Investigation urged over landing cards

Windrush: Investigation urged over landing cards

Media caption“There were some who saw it… as almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany in the way it’s working” – Lord Kerslake A former head of the civil service has called for an investigation into who authorised the destruction of thousands of landing cards of Windrush migrants. Lord Kerslake told BBC Newsnight the Borders Agency was […]

Brexit: Ministers suffer first defeat on EU Withdrawal Bill

Brexit: Ministers suffer first defeat on EU Withdrawal Bill

Image caption Lord Patten was among two dozen Conservative peers to defy the party whip Peers have defeated the government on the issue of staying in a UK-EU customs union after Brexit. Lords voted by 348 to 225 in favour of a plan requiring ministers to report on steps to negotiate a continued union. Backing […]

Windrush: Theresa May hits back at Labour over landing cards

Windrush: Theresa May hits back at Labour over landing cards

Media captionA series of questions about Windrush immigration end with heated exchanges between Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May Theresa May has said the decision to destroy the landing cards of Windrush migrants was taken under Labour. The prime minister told MPs she was not home secretary when the move was approved, saying it happened in […]

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. The Windrush scandal dominated, leading to some of the most explosive exchanges yet between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. In a pre-emptive strike, the prime minister went straight into an apology for the “confusion and anxiety” caused to the children […]

Brexit: ‘Windrush warning’ over right-to-remain process

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Around three million EU residents will have the right to remain in the UK after Brexit European nationals must not face a “bureaucratic nightmare” to stay in the UK after Brexit, a top MEP has said. Guy Verhofstadt told the European Parliament the three million or so EU residents […]

Mother’s anger over MP’s Iraq Facebook posts

Mother’s anger over MP’s Iraq Facebook posts

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Mr Thomson posted pictures of himself near Victory Arch and on Saddam’s throne The mother of a soldier killed in Iraq has said a Conservative MP should stand down over social media posts during a fact-finding visit to the country. Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson posted pictures and joked about […]

Windrush: PM says landing cards decision taken under Labour

Windrush: PM says landing cards decision taken under Labour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Anthony Bryan, who came to Britain from Jamaica in 1965, has been detained twice Theresa May has said the decision to destroy the landing cards of Windrush migrants was taken under Labour. The prime minister told MPs she was not home secretary when the move was approved, saying it […]

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. The Windrush scandal dominated, leading to some of the most explosive exchanges yet between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. In a pre-emptive strike, the prime minister went straight into an apology for the “confusion and anxiety” caused to the children […]

Brexit: ‘Windrush warning’ over right-to-remain process

Brexit: ‘Windrush warning’ over right-to-remain process

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Around three million EU residents will have the right to remain in the UK after Brexit European nationals must not face a “bureaucratic nightmare” to stay in the UK after Brexit, a top MEP has said. Guy Verhofstadt told the European Parliament the three million or so EU residents […]

London mayor: Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern are leading feminists

London mayor: Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern are leading feminists

Image copyright PA Image caption Sadiq Khan welcomed Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to London London’s mayor has praised the prime ministers of Canada and New Zealand for using their power to champion feminism. Sadiq Khan said Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern were “two of the leading feminists in the […]