UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris met European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in London
Sinn Fein ‘were not excluded’ from meeting with Foreign Secretary
James Cleverly said the party’s vice president Michelle O’Neill had been invited to attend.
DUP urged to ‘choke down’ its position in refusing to reform government
Northern Ireland Minister Steve Baker was speaking at the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Co Cavan on Monday.
2019 Tory manifesto: Where does it stand under another new prime minister?
Boris Johnson’s manifesto preceded the war in Ukraine, the cost-of-living crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic.
What’s in store for the next prime minister?
Rishi Sunak or Penny Mordaunt will face an in-tray piled high with problems.
Northern Ireland Secretary urges DUP to restore powersharing as deadline looms
Chris Heaton-Harris said politicians in Northern Ireland have choices they can make to stop an election being called.
Full implementation of NI Protocol ‘would halt east-west trade within 48 hours’
A Lords Committee was warned that British companies were already pulling out of the Northern Ireland market.
Return to imperial measures ‘utter nonsense’, says supermarket boss
A Tory peer and supermarket boss has said the idea of returning to imperial weights and measures is “complete and utter nonsense” and would “add cost” for those making the transition. Asda chairman Lord Rose of Monewden said the change would only please “a small minority who hark for the past”. Ministers are preparing to […]
This is not a joke: Britain wants to bring back Imperial Measures – Just Because
Voters and businesses are “pleased” that the UK Government is set to open the door to greater use of imperial weights and measures, Brandon Lewis has said with a straight face, like he actually believes it. Ministers are preparing to consult on how to further incorporate imperial measurements in Britain after Brexit, with Boris Johnson […]