A north-east MP has been given a central role in Boris Johnson's leadership campaign, it can be revealed.
Boris Johnson is privately considering proposals to establish a free port in the north-east, potentially creating thousands of jobs and pulling in international investment.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will go head-to-head in the battle for Downing Street after Tory MPs ditched environment secretary Michael Gove in their final round of voting.
Michael Gove has pledged to use "the power of the United Kingdom" to help north-east fishermen and fish processors.
Refugee children should be allowed to sponsor their close relatives to come to the UK, ministers have been told.
Boris Johnson has been branded a "racist" who is "not fit for office" by SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford.
Ministers have been urged to give fishing communities clarity on what the post-Brexit framework will be.
Rory Stewart's insurgent Tory leadership campaign came to a close last night after he lost 10 backers in the third round of voting.
Dominic Raab has been dumped out of the Tory leadership race after a late surge in support for outsider Rory Stewart.
The Tory leadership race turned ugly last night as the five remaining candidates brutally clashed over Brexit in a live TV debate.
Health bosses have argued drug addicts should be considered disabled and given discounted public transport.
Boris Johnson was given a further boost last night after Theresa May's right hand man backed him to become Britain's next prime minister.
The king is dead, long live the king - so goes the old adage and yesterday at the scene of Theresa May's political execution her allies and foes were arguing for their right to wear the Tory crown.
Tory leadership contenders declare independence referendum will not happen under ‘any circumstances’
A second Scottish independence referendum will not happen under "any circumstances", two of the leading contenders to become Britain's next prime minister have said.
Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has claimed that he can achieve an "orderly, managed Brexit" by October by simply ditching the controversial aspects of Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement.
As the Tory leadership battle heats up, Labour's shadow chancellor tells Westminster reporter Daniel O'Donoghue why he worries for the future of the Union
Immigration bosses have agreed to make changes after Scottish farmers raised concerns that their produce was being left to rot due to the slow processing of applications to bring seasonal workers into the country.
Chuka Umunna is set to take on a "prominent frontline role" in his new found Liberal Democrat home, the party's chief whip Alistair Carmichael has said.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said he will not be supporting Boris Johnson in any of the Tory leadership votes.
Boris Johnson has moved one step closer to Downing Street after a huge win in the first ballot of the Tory leadership race.
Tory leadership race: Mark Harper, Andrea Leadsom and Esther McVey out after first ballot results announced
The result of the first ballot for the Conservative leadership has been announced. Seven candidates are proceeding to the second round of voting for the Tory leadership after Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom were eliminated. Read more here: Tory leadership contest Live: Boris tops vote as three candidates eliminated
Labour have revealed a bold multi-billion-pound plan to open banks in thousands of post offices across the country as part of a move to “save Britain’s high street”.
Boris Johnson launched his Tory leadership campaign with a warning that MPs faced "mortal retribution" if they attempted to block Brexit.
A cross-party attempt to prevent a future prime minister from pursuing a no-deal Brexit has been narrowly defeated.
Ministers have been accused of "outsourcing austerity" after the BBC revealed it was scrapping blanket free TV licences for the over-75s.
Tory leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom has come under fire after saying she would "never say never" to a second independence referendum.
Labour will today use a Commons motion to try and block the next Tory prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
North-east Tory MPs Ross Thomson and Colin Clark have revealed they are backing Boris Johnson to be Britain's next prime minister.
Michael Gove pledged to deliver Brexit, strengthen the Union and prioritise “undervalued communities” as he sought to salvage his leadership campaign after revelations he had taken cocaine on several occasions in the past.
Scottish workers will be forced to foot the bill for Boris Johnson's "massive tax giveaway" to high earners, the SNP has claimed.
Tory MPs will today plunge into a weeks-long battle to decide who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street.
Former deputy first minister predicts trouble for Tories in Scotland if Boris Johnson wins leadership
The Tories will "have a problem" in Scotland if Boris Johnson succeeds Theresa May in Downing Street, former deputy first minister Jim Wallace has said.