‘He simply wouldn’t be able to understand’: Grandparents caring for autistic teenager threatened with deportation to Iran
The Home Office is attempting to deport an elderly couple to Iran, despite having built a life in the UK for over 40 years and acting as co-parents to a grandchild requiring care
Interview: Scotland’s referendum experience has provided a template for the Irish Left, says MLA Gerry Carroll
The People Before Profit MLA for West Belfast talks Brexit, democratic rights and the breakup of Britain with CommonSpace
GERRY CARROLL has been a distinctive left-wing voice within the political landscape of Northern Ireland for almost a decade.
May yields to opposition on £65 settled status fee, in only Brexit concession
May offers minimal changes to Brexit deal that she says will not be voted on again until February
PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has abandoned her government's plan to force millions of EU citizens to pay £65 to apply for "settled status" after Britain leaves the EU, following a campaign of opposition including from the Scottish Government.
Analysis: Something seriously stinks about the media’s response to May’s defeat
May suffered the biggest parliamentary defeat in history but is continuing like she has more authority than before, while the Chancellor is telling big business a completely different story – but media attention is on the leader of the opposition
THERE is something very strange, and quite remarkable, going on with the focus of media coverage in the day’s following May’s defeat.
Analysis: After the No Confidence vote falls - is the SNP ready to lead?
Mike Russell’s response to Theresa May’s defeat will not settle any of the arguments around a People’s Vote, but confirms that the Scottish Government has more options than an embattled British state
“ALL under heaven is utter chaos,” goes the cheery old dictum. “The situation is excellent.”
But, in wake of a defeat for Theresa May so humiliating it has actually made history, excellent for whom?
WATCH: Does democracy demand a general election
Following Theresa May's crushing defeat in the House of Commons, David Jamieson argues that its time to put this government to bed, and let the people decide with a General Election.
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Analysis: Resistance to a General Election is a sign of Britain's deepening malaise
Clement Attlee returned to the polls because he could only secure a majority of 5 MPs, a stark contrast to May, David Jamieson finds
THERESA MAY has faced the worst Commons defeat for a sitting government in British history.
Not by a short stretch either. May's flagship policy, her government's sole reason for being, her Brexit deal, was smashed by 230 votes. One would need to return to the 1920's to find the runner-up. Ramsay McDonald lost a vote by 166 MPs.
Yet May holds on.