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Scientists warn of 50,000 coronavirus cases per day by mid-October wit…

The Government has “got into the habit of ruling by decree”, the chairman of the 1922 Committee has claimed, amid signs of a new rebellion on the backbenches.  Boris Johnson is expected to introduce new lockdown measures this week, putting him on a collision course

‘Alternative to Irish backstop’ consultant in line for £200m contract …

A consultant who had a leading role in the campaign for an alternative to Theresa May’s Irish border “backstop” is in the running for all or part of a £200m government contract related to the post-Brexit checks down the Irish sea. Shanker Singham, one

Coronavirus: Conservative MPs express anger over new ‘rule of six’ res…

Boris Johnson is under pressure from Conservative MPs over the new “rule of six” coronavirus restrictions – with senior Tories calling for children to not be included in tallies. From Monday, gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England after the

Diane Abbott reveals she turned down Strictly Come Dancing invite | Po…

Diane Abbott has revealed she turned down an invite to appear on Strictly Come Dancing because she does not have “natural rhythm”. The Hackney MP – who was shadow home secretary under Jeremy Corbyn until he stood down as Labour leader earlier this year

Politics latest news: Matt Hancock faces questions on UK’s test and tr…

Simon Case has been appointed as the UK’s new Cabinet Secretary, the Government has confirmed. He will begin his role on September 9. It was reported yesterday that Mr Case would replace Mark Sedwill, who is standing down. Mr Case is a former private

Patience with the Government is ‘wearing thin’ among those under local…

Matt Hancock has defended the Government’s new ‘pay to stay’ support for people who have to self-isolate, as a council leader in one of the pilot areas has branded them “a slap in the face”. People on Universal Credit or Working Tax Credit will

Civility in politics: Is it possible? – KPRC Click2Houston

Civility in politics: Is it possible?  KPRC Click2Houston Source link Google News

Politics latest news: Boris Johnson still has confidence in Gavin Will…

Politics latest news: Boris Johnson still has confidence in Gavin Williamson, ahead of exams U-turn  Telegraph.co.uk Source link Google News

Government must answer ‘serious questions’ over economy, says Labour l…

New Zealand has complained about the lack of progress in trade talks with the UK, claiming the Government was not “match fit” for the negotiations. Winston Peters, New Zealand’s deputy prime minister, said he was “very frustrated” with the progress made on a post-Brexit

Trump news live: Latest US 2020 election updates as president mocked o…

Judge blocks Trump bid to delay suit from woman alleging rape A New York judge knocked down President Donald Trump’s bid to delay a lawsuit from a woman who accused him of rape, ruling in a decision released Thursday that the presidency doesn’t shield him