Announcement comes as PM prepares to lay out plan to combat Covid spread over Christmas Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage England will enter a strengthened three-tiered system of local restrictions when the national lockdown ends on […]
Legal action targets appointments of Dido Harding, Kate Bingham and Mike Coupe Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson and his health secretary, Matt Hancock, acted “unlawfully” when appointing three key figures – including the head […]
Former British war reporter and lawmaker Martin Bell said the UK must stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia because the desert kingdom’s military coalition is indiscriminately bombing civilians in its war with Houthi rebels in Yemen. “The moral imperative is […]
The archbishop joins charities and aid groups in calls to maintain 0.7% benchmark as Treasury considers cutbacks The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned the government against slashing billions from Britain’s overseas aid budget as part of this week’s […]
Back in March lockdown brought an end to choir practice across the country with singing deemed a high risk hobby when it came to spreading the virus. But inspired by the memory of the choral societies he knew growing up […]
World leaders should have been gathering for the G20 Summit in Saudi Arabia. But the pandemic means the meetings are all happening via Zoom, which has solved the potential embarrassment for many of being wined and dined by a regime […]
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to unveil the much-delayed National Infrastructure Strategy next week. Setting out plans for some 100 billion pounds of public spending, Wednesday’s announcement will focus on tackling the climate crisis and investment in transport. Our North […]
Sir Alex Allan made repeated attempts to interview former top Home Office civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam, but was stymied Boris Johnson’s former adviser on ministerial standards was prevented from interviewing a key witness for his bullying inquiry into Priti […]
We were joined by Dave Penman, General Secretary of the FDA – the union which represents civil servants and public service professionals.
“You shouldn’t have bullies in government”, according to the former top civil servant at the Home Office. Sir David Normington says Boris Johnson is the first prime minister he can recall who won’t stand up for standards in public life. […]