Monday, June 29, 2020

Parents will face FINES if they refuse to send their kids back to school...

PARENTS will face fines if they refuse to send their children back to school in September, the Education Secretary has revealed. Gavin Williamson today...

Boris Johnson 'asleep at the wheel' and losing control of coronavirus message

Boris Johnson is ‘asleep at the wheel’ and losing control of the messaging on coronavirus, Keir Starmer has said. ...

Who is Mark Sedwill and why is the top civil servant resigning?

The UK’s most senior civil servant has announced that he is to step down as both cabinet secretary and national security adviser in September.In...

UK politics live: Boris Johnson says coronavirus has been disaster for Britain

9.10am BST09:10 Starmer has been doing the media rounds this morning. He urged the government to reintroduce a July budget as part of its...

Priti Patel warns air bridge deals will not come into force ‘overnight’ in blow...

BRITS’ hopes of an early July getaway suffered a blow yesterday as Priti Patel warned air bridge deals will not come into force...

Labour MP forced to apologise to JK Rowling for accusing her of exploiting her...

A LABOUR frontbencher was forced to apologise to JK Rowling for accusing her of exploiting her sex attack ordeal in a trans rights...

Priti Patel tells European countries they must do ‘much more’ to stop asylum seekers...

PRITI Patel has told European countries they have to do “much more” to stop asylum seekers reaching Britain. The Home Secretary hit out after...

Brexit: Where are we now?

It's been out of the headlines for the past few months, but Brexit is back on the political menu. READ SOURCE

Peers call for tougher regulation of digital and social media in UK

Ministers are being urged to toughen up the regulation of digital and social media because “a pandemic of misinformation and disinformation” is eroding...

'PM needs to put money where mouth is and bridge the North-South divide'

Bridging the North-South divide calls for the PM to put money where his mouth is – and the signs are not...

'Without drastic action, the 2020s in the North will be worse than the 1980s'

We're about to find out whether the Tories truly care about the North. Up here, people are wary of southern show-offs...

Boris Johnson warned "keep your promises" to the North and close wealth divide

Boris Johnson must come good on vows to end the North-South divide in his plans for a recovery. Greater Manchester metro...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak could give firms £3,000 for each apprentice they hire to help...

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak may give firms £3,000 for each apprentice they hire — to help fight growing youth unemployment. It would be paid directly...

Ministers urged to negotiate ‘air bridges’ with separate US states to get around Donald...

MINISTERS are being urged to negotiate “air bridges” with separate US states in a bid to get around Donald Trump’s travel ban. Tory grandee...

UK public 'demanding fairer economy' after coronavirus crisis

Just 6% of people want to see a return to how Britain’s economy worked before the coronavirus crisis, new polling...

'Boris Johnson completes hopeless hat-trick of Britain's worst PMs'

Superstitious folk say bad luck comes in threes. Britain’s misfortune is to suffer history’s worst hat-trick of Prime Ministers: chronically incompetent...

Boris Johnson plans massive 10-year school rebuilding programme to help Britain recover from coronavirus...

BORIS Johnson has put a massive school rebuilding programme at the heart of his grand plan to get Britain back on its feet...

Just 6% of UK public 'want a return to pre-pandemic economy'

Only 6% of the public want to return to the same type of economy as before the coronavirus pandemic, according to new polling,...

Labour calls for 'care for carers' mental health support package for 3 million

Labour has called for a 'care for carers' package of mental health support for 3 million NHS carers and staff. The...

School building projects to get £1bn – but not all will break ground next...

Boris Johnson tonight announced a multi-year school building programme, to start from September next year. Some £1billion in fresh money will...

Labour MP apologises to JK Rowling for sexual assault remark

Labour frontbencher Lloyd Russell-Moyle has apologised to Harry Potter author JK Rowling after accusing her of using her own sexual assault as “justification”...

Relationship between No 10 and Mark Sedwill was no longer tenable

While Mark Sedwill may have been Theresa May’s “first and only choice” for the head of the civil service for his star quality...

Ben Jennings on Johnson's pledge to rebuild the UK economy – cartoon

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Britain’s top civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill quits as Cabinet Secretary ahead of PM’s...

THE UK's top civil servant has announced he will be stepping down from his role. Sir Mark Sedwell announced today he will end his...

UK's top civil servant confirms he is stepping down in letter to Boris Johnson

Mark Sedwill has today confirmed in a letter to Boris Johnson that he is standing down as part of a shake-up...