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Jacob Rees-Mogg Has Suggested That Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire Lacked "Common Sense"

Rees-Mogg apologised after he told LBC radio that he would have ignored advice from the fire brigade.

Hannah Al-Othman 6 days ago

Lindsay Hoyle Has Been Elected As The New House Of Commons Speaker

Hoyle will replace John Bercow in the green chair after he won the contest in the fourth round of votes.

Hannah Al-Othman 7 days ago

The UK Will Have A General Election On Dec. 12

MPs finally granted Boris Johnson an election at his fourth time of asking, after they failed to find another way through the Brexit impasse.

Hannah Al-Othman 13 days ago

Labour Has Agreed To An Early General Election

The government's bill calling for an election on Dec. 12 is likely to pass, now it has the support of Labour MPs.

Hannah Al-Othman 13 days ago

Boris Johnson Has Lost A Crunch Vote On His Timetable To Deliver Brexit By Oct. 31

The prime minister's attempt to ram legislation through Parliament in time to take the UK out of the EU by Oct. 31 has failed.

Alex Wickham 20 days ago

A Second Labour Candidate Reported Over Antisemitism Has Been Shortlisted For A Parliamentary Seat

Ealing councillor Aysha Raza, who apologised for her social media posts last year, has been shortlisted for Ealing North.

Hannah Al-Othman 20 days ago

Campaigners Celebrated At Midnight As Abortion And Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal In Northern Ireland

Pressure is now on the government to put a framework in place so that women can access fully funded local abortion services.

Hannah Al-Othman 20 days ago

A Labour Member Who Was Reported Twice Over Anti-Semitism Has Been Removed From A Parliamentary Shortlist

Luke Cresswell had been added to the South Suffolk shortlist. BuzzFeed News understands he was removed after diligence checks were carried out.

Hannah Al-Othman 21 days ago

Boris Johnson Has Been Forced To Request A Brexit Delay After MPs Blocked A Vote On His Deal

The prime minister has said he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for another extension to Article 50, but he sent the request on Saturday night.

Hannah Al-Othman 23 days ago

Boris Johnson's Top Team Think 15 Votes Will Decide Whether His Brexit Deal Passes

Conservative MPs and advisers have begun a 24-hour make-or-break horsetrading mission with Labour MPs, Eurosceptic rebels, and former Tory Remainers.

Alex Wickham 24 days ago

Labour Overlooked Jess Phillips For The Domestic Abuse Bill Committee. She Said It's "Petty Party Nonsense".

Phillips has been one of the main proponents of the bill since its infancy.

Hannah Al-Othman 25 days ago

Female Labour MPs Say Trigger Ballots Are Discriminating Against Them

“It’s misogyny, bullying, it’s all about power,” Lucy Powell MP told BuzzFeed News.

Hannah Al-Othman 28 days ago

Political Activists Are Worried About A Winter Election Because They Think It’s Unsafe To Campaign After Dark

Westminster is poised for a general election, but campaigners are worried that if it comes during the winter months their safety will be at risk because of dark evenings and heightened tensions.

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

Richard Ratcliffe Says He Thinks Boris Johnson's Advisers Are Preventing A Meeting

“Let’s be honest, we’re a bad news story for him. We might be a good news story one day. So I think his advisers are keeping him away.”

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

Brexit Protests Could Put A Huge Strain On Police Officers During One Of The Busiest Nights Of Their Year

“Whoever decided on the 31st as a good day to leave [the EU] clearly has no idea of the concept of policing whatsoever."

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

The Government Hasn't Included A Promised Funding Commitment In The Domestic Abuse Bill

Theresa May's flagship legislation passed its second reading unanimously without being put to a vote, and MPs also agreed to carry the bill over to the next session of Parliament.

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

The Protesters Who Targeted A Pregnant MP With Anti-Abortion Billboards Have Been Referred To The Taxman

The move came after questions were raised in Parliament by Stella Creasy, who said she had been targeted by “a campaign of intimidation and harassment against myself and by extension my constituents in Walthamstow.”

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

Labour MPs In Leave-Voting Areas Think Labour's Brexit Policy Will Cost Them Their Seats

"It may prove to be the case that if we stand in the middle of the road then we get run over," said one MP.

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

The Office Of An MP Who Voiced Fears Over Boris Johnson’s Language Has Been Attacked

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence at the constituency office of Labour MP Jess Phillips, which has been forced to shut.

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago

Female MPs Accused Boris Johnson Of Putting Their Lives In Danger After A Furious Brexit Debate In Parliament

BuzzFeed News spoke to several MPs who accused Johnson of "inciting violence" and using "the language of fascism".

Hannah Al-Othman One month ago