Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader

Andrew Scheer ended weeks of speculation on his future Thursday, announcing he will step down as Conservative leader. Scheer announced his decision at a surprise caucus meeting before heading into the House of Commons to deliver a seven-minute speech ending his quest to one day become prime minister. The Conservative benches were unusually full for […]

General election: Boris Johnson refuses to accept evidence that tax burden would rise under Tories – live news | Politics

The most awkward questions for Boris Johnson today came on the subject of tax. Overnight the Conservatives briefed out a story about how they would hold a budget in February “which will cut taxes for hardworking families” and this morning the Daily Telegraph and the Times both splashed on stories about the Tories offering tax […]

General election: McDonnell questions truth of Trump’s NHS claim – live news | Politics

Q: How would a border work between independent but in EU Scotland and out of EU England. Would it be a hard border, like the feared one in Scotland? Jack, 29, works in insurance, St Albans That’s going to be one of the looming questions should there be a second independence referendum campaign, and I’m […]