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Recent articles by Peter:

MPs, unions and refugee groups condemn Braverman’s small boats deal with France

Critics claim latest effort to reduce Channel crossings is ‘throwing good money after bad’ → Read More

Autumn statement: which tax rises and spending cuts are most likely?

The potential impact of the chancellor’s various options and which ones we think he will pursue → Read More

Met takes no action over Tory lockdown event attended by Shaun Bailey

Former London mayoral candidate reportedly among allies who could become peers in Boris Johnson’s resignation honours list → Read More

Tory MPs nominated for peerages to delay accepting them

Four MPs nominated by Boris Johnson will delay taking up seats in upper chamber to avoid triggering byelections → Read More

Ministers creating ‘wild west’ conditions with use of personal phones

Unsecured mobiles, email accounts and WhatsApp chats could pose national security risk, intelligence experts warn → Read More

MRSA reported at Manston in migrant who tested positive for diphtheria

Case comes after Suella Braverman ignored advice that people were being kept at the centre unlawfully → Read More

‘Robust protocols’ in place, says Gove amid reports of Liz Truss phone hack

Levelling up secretary does not deny breach took place, as Labour says No 10 not taking national security seriously enough → Read More

Nearly man to next PM: Rishi Sunak’s rapid change of political fortune

Former chancellor looked finished when he lost to Liz Truss – but out of chaos has come a ‘coronation’ → Read More

New Tory leader Rishi Sunak says party facing ‘existential threat’

Incoming prime minister says Tories must ‘unite or die’ and rules out early general election → Read More

Rishi Sunak will face ‘ungovernable’ Tory party, warns Johnson supporter

MP Christopher Chope says there will be continuing rebellions unless Sunak holds general election if he becomes PM → Read More

After the end of Liz Truss, what’s next for the UK?

Sonia Sodha reports on a disastrous premiership marked by U-turns and a self-inflicted economic crisis → Read More

Johnson flies back to UK as Sunak’s backers claim he has passed threshold of 100 MPs

Former PM’s allies say he will easily gain enough support to get on ballot, while critics warn of potential defections → Read More

‘Like being in a cult’: MPs on the seven days that brought down Liz Truss

The mood among backbench Conservatives after PM’s resignation seems to be overwhelmingly one of relief → Read More

Truss aide reinstated after inquiry into negative briefings against Tory MPs

Jason Stein suspended after media given anonymous quotes, including insult to ex-chancellor Sajid Javid → Read More

Ben Wallace rules himself out for PM and suggests he would back Johnson

Defence secretary says Johnson has ‘questions to answer’ but has a mandate, as former PM returns from Caribbean → Read More

The end of Liz Truss

Sonia Sodha reports on a disastrous premiership marked by U-turns and a self-inflicted economic crisis → Read More

Jewish groups criticise Nigel Farage for calling Grant Shapps ‘globalist’

Former Ukip leader and others use term associated with ‘age-old antisemitic conspiracism’ to describe new home secretary → Read More

Liz Truss to quit as prime minister

Statement expected shortly after departures of top ministers and evaporation of political authority → Read More

Liz Truss promises to keep pensions triple lock

Truss’s PMQs comment at odds with Downing Street and Treasury’s previous refusal to commit to pledge → Read More

Suella Braverman forced to resign as UK home secretary

Exclusive: Departure after PM met Braverman in House of Commons is further serious blow to Truss’s authority → Read More