Boris Johnson’s adviser tasked with protecting the UK union is set to leave the role amid heightened concern about the threat posed by Scottish independence… Read More »PM’s adviser tasked with averting Scottish independence steps down
The coronavirus infection rate in the UK is “still alarmingly high”, the prime minister has said, but England’s chief medical officer has suggested we are… Read More »COVID infection rate in UK ‘still alarmingly high’ – but ‘we are past’ current peak
The government has made “disappointing progress” on tackling environmental issues including air and water quality and the loss of wildlife, according to MPs.
The chancellor is under pressure to increase benefit payments to more than two million vulnerable people who missed out on last year’s £20 per week… Read More »Chancellor under pressure to increase legacy benefits
The government has been urged to “reverse this reckless policy of leaving our borders unlocked” after it was claimed scientific advisers warned only a total… Read More »Ministers accused of being ‘reckless’ over SAGE coronavirus variant warning
The rollout of electric vehicle charge points must become five times quicker to support the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars, according to… Read More »Electric vehicle charge points ‘must be fitted five times quicker’ to hit 2030 target
Moving all teachers up the queue for COVID vaccines would risk more overall deaths among more vulnerable groups, cabinet minister Liz Truss has suggested.
The UK will formally apply to join a huge free trade pact including Australia, Canada, Japan and Singapore, under the government’s post-Brexit plans.