We now know for sure what most Westminster watchers have always suspected: Boris Johnson is prepared to move heaven and earth to try to protect… Read More »The populist PM is now looking out of touch for standing by his chief adviser
Scientists who have been advising the government during the coronavirus crisis have accused the prime minister of “trashing” the advice they have given to help… Read More »Govt scientists: PM ‘has trashed all the advice we have given’
The joint leaders of Northern Ireland’s devolved government say their response to COVID-19 shows unionists and nationalists can work together.
For most of Saturday, Downing Street tried to frame events as one individual’s private and difficult decision about what to do with a four-year-old when… Read More »Fresh claims against Cummings force Downing Street to change tack
As the prime minister’s right-hand man, Dominic Cummings has played a pivotal role in drawing up the lockdown rules and his decision to break them… Read More »Cummings will be seen as part of an elite for whom the rules do not apply
International travellers could face fines of £1,000 if they fail to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving in the UK, the government is expected to… Read More »Self-isolate for 14 days or face £1,000 fine, UK to tell overseas visitors
You can see what the prime minister meant when he stood up in the Commons only 10 days ago and spoke about the “complexities” of… Read More »Easing the UK out of lockdown is a confidence game and the PM is losing
Families and dependants of migrant NHS support staff who die after contracting coronavirus will be granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK, the government… Read More »Bereavement scheme extended to cover NHS support staff