Politics

Keir Starmer calls for extra tax on oil and gas producers

It comes as the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the government would need to find £12bn simply to achieve what it was aiming to d...

Rail fares in England to rise below inflation rate, ministers say

A Department for Transport spokeswoman said: "The government is taking decisive action to reduce the impact inflation will have on rail fares during t...

Jonathan Edwards: MP who assaulted wife should quit, Plaid leader says

Mr Edwards has also issued a statement in which he criticised "a very dangerous environment when there is no space for anyone in the public sphere to ...

Rishi Sunak: Former chancellor bidding for top job

During the leadership campaign, he has often mentioned his daughters in the context of climate change. Answering a question on climate change during a...

Why decisions on more cost of living action will have to wait

Ms Truss has been more non-committal. She has softened her position after saying "no handouts" - they now aren't being ruled out. But her focus is app...

Labour leader Keir Starmer defends response to cost-of-living crisis

When asked about discontent within his party over his response, Sir Keir said Labour had proposed policies such as a windfall tax on the excess profit...