Bercow announces his decision to the Commons this afternoon

Bercow detonates May's third vote with dramatic Brexit intervention

After years of petty sneers and active sabotages of parliament by the government, John Bercow finally took his revenge. Theresa May's Brexit strategy now lies in ruins.

Sunset on parliament: How many times can May demand a vote on her deal?

Exactly how many times can May bring this deal back to the Commons?

The prime minister wants to bludgeon parliament into backing her deal - but there are constitutional and political limits to what she can do.

Williamson suggestion threatens to politicise crime in the military

Gavin Williamson's demand for squaddie immunity betrays the horror of Bloody Sunday

The defence secretary is threatening to politicise the criminal justice system in a populist appeal to the right.

Fingers crossed: MPs repeatedly voted contrary to their conscience this week

Week in Review: Talking out both sides of their mouth

Mass hypocrisy across the Commons as tactical priorities overrule conviction

Opinion Former Articles

"Pay and exploitative employment are the real problems faced in modern Britain"

Labour's plans for a real living wage would be life changing for many people

A minimum wage of £10 will lift millions of people out of poverty

"They refuse to acknowledge the problems working class people of this country face day in, day out"

Budget Tories out of touch once again

The government's incompetence has shifted attention away from the real issues at hand

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