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United Kingdom triggers Article 50

Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union by sending a letter to Donald Tusk the President of the European Council. The move triggered […]

Northern Ireland Assembly election results in stalemate

Nationalist parties who supported the ‘remain’ campaign in the European referendum last year have gained seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections held last Thursday. The new Assembly will be […]

Full text of speech by Theresa May on Brexit

Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her broad proposals for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. She presented 12 priorities and gave a flavour of the way in […]

Turks and Caicos Islands hold General Election

The British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean is holding its general election today. There are 19 seats in Legislative Council with 52 candidates standing in […]

Isle of Man votes in general election

Voters are going to the polls today to vote for the 24 members to the House of Keys (parliament) in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man is a […]

UK Cabinet full list

The full list of the Cabinet appointed last week by the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, is as follows: Theresa May Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for […]

Cabinet of the United Kingdom

Theresa May Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service Philip Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer, Second Lord of the Treasury Boris Johnson Secretary of State […]

Statement by new Prime Minister Theresa May

The following is the text of a statement by Theresa May following her appointment as Prime Minister. “Statement from the new Prime Minister Theresa May From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 […]

Prime Minister Theresa May starts forming her government

Following the European Referendum when the British people voted to leave the European Union (referred to as Brexit), Prime Minister David Cameron formally resigned yesterday and Queen Elizabeth II invited […]

Cameron to stand down as Prime Minister

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that, following the result of the European Union referendum yesterday, that the country needs a new ‘Captain’ to steer the ship through negotiations. David […]

UK votes to leave EU

The United Kingdom voted in a referendum yesterday (23rd June 2016) to leave the European Union (EU). The British people were asked “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of […]

Multiple local elections in the UK today

Voters go to the polls today in the United Kingdom to vote in a wide range of regional and local elections. Across the whole country people will be voting for: […]

Stephen Crabb becomes Work and Pensions Secretary

Following the resignation of Ian Duncan Smith from the post of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb into the […]

IDS resignation more sign of government in disarray

Just two days after the British Chancellor announced swingeing cuts to disability benefits the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Ian Duncan Smith, has resigned his portfolio throwing the […]

Budget 2016

British Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his Budget 2016 speech. You can find the full Budget 2016 document here. You can find all Budget 2016 documents here. The Treasury has […]

EU Referendum on 23rd June

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the United Kingdom will hold a referendum on whether to stay in or leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016. The decision […]

Gibraltar votes today

The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is holding a general election today. There are seventeen seats in Gibraltar’s parliament Although voters receive a ballot paper with all the candidates listed […]

Osborne delivers Autumn Statement

Prime Minister David Cameron watched on yesterday as Chancellor George Osborne started his campaign to become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. The Autumn Statement gives the Chancellor […]

PM lays out case for EU reform

The United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, has laid out the terms he wishes to negotiate with the European Union (EU) to see a reform process put in place. The […]

Summer Budget 2015

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered a Summer 2015 Budget. This is his sixth budget but the first, following the election of a Conservative government in May, where he has been […]