Bercow vows to block Johnson from closing parliament to force no-deal
'If there is an attempt to circumvent, to bypass or – God forbid – to close down parliament, that is anathema to me,’ speaker says
Tory Party ‘taken over by hard right’ under Johnson, says ex-Tory MP
'They are basically turning themselves into the Brexit party in order to hold off Nigel Farage' warns once-leading moderniser Nick Boles
Johnson vows to fire any cabinet ministers opposed to no-deal Brexit
Asked if every cabinet member must be 'committed to leaving on 31 October, deal or no deal', leadership favourite replies: 'Yes'
This is the Tory who could decide who succeeds Theresa May
There are now eight candidates in the running to succeed Theresa May, but who will sufficiently impress Amber Rudd?
Rudd could back Johnson for leader despite previous attacks
Work and pensions secretary’s pick will be hugely influential, as the figurehead of the One Nation group of Tory MPs
May told to rescue Brexit within 10 days or face cabinet walkout
David Gauke hints he will quit if prime minister fails to ‘act responsibly’ by ruling out a no deal – with other ministers expected to follow
Amber Rudd finally said the unsayable about food banks – but now what?
For years the DWP maintained that ‘universal credit is working’ in the face of evidence to the contrary. Now it is telling a different story