Facebook allows human smugglers to operate openly on the platform, says GOP Rep

Rep. Kat Cammack accuses Facebook of ‘openly’ allowing human smuggling content A Republican congresswoman has accused Facebook of trying to ‘silence’ conservatives while allowing human smugglers and cartels to operate ‘openly’ on the platform. Rep. Kat Cammack, a freshman legislator from Florida, made the allegations in a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, … Read more

Minister REFUSES to say Boris Johnson would quit over code breach

A senior minister today refused to say that Boris Johnson will quit if he is found to have broken conduct rules over his lavish flat makeover – despite the Scottish Tory leader insisting he would have to go. James Cleverly dodged questions, suggesting that the ministerial code was merely there for the ‘guidance of the PM’ … Read more

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if he broke ministerial code over flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if it is ruled he broke ministerial code over Downing Street flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says Scottish Tory leader says ‘of course’ PM should quit if he broke ministerial code Several probes are under way into the tangled financing of flat refurbishment  The remarks made by Douglas Ross are likely … Read more

Elections 2021: Boris Johnson feeds newborn lamb on Derbyshire campaign trail

‘I’m used to doing this at the moment’: Boris Johnson reveals he is helping bottle-feed his son Wilfred as he helps out with newborn lambs on the election campaign trail PM mucked in with new season arrivals on a campaign trail visit to Derbyshire He was at Moor Farm in Stoney Middleton in the north … Read more

David Cameron Greensill lobbying row: Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over David Cameron Greensill lobbying row after he dodges grilling in the House of Commons as Government sends junior minister to answer questions Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was granted urgent question on the issue She wanted to get answers from Chancellor Rishi Sunak but he failed to attend … Read more

JOHN HUMPHRYS: With friends like these… why does ANYONE go into politics? 

Edwina Currie and I were walking from the green room into the studio for a live On The Record interview. I mentioned the name of the prime minister. She stopped dead, fixed me with her most scornful look, spat out ‘John Major is a c***’ and walked on. I can describe that brief exchange today … Read more

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer agree to suspend election campaigning due to Prince Philip’s death

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer agree to suspend campaigning ahead of elections in May as mark of respect following the death of Prince Philip The PM Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer spoke on the phone this afternoon They agreed to suspend campaigning ahead of elections scheduled in May Political parties across UK have … Read more

Pubs face ‘Hobson’s choice’ on Covid passports

Pubs and restaurants in Britain could face having to decide whether to operate profitably by scrapping social-distancing in exchange for having to police Covid-19 vaccine passports themselves. The Government has said the passport schemes could be introduced in hospitality settings in return for ‘reduced social distancing requirements’ – but industry leaders say this will leave … Read more

Headteacher accuses the ‘woke’ of ‘cultural racism’ for attacking black Conservatives

Katharine Birbalsingh is the headmistress of  The landmark report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities caused a sensation. Commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests last summer, and led by a panel of distinguished experts from a range of fields, it concludes that Britain is a model of a … Read more

Oh, no, minister! ALAN DUNCAN’s gloriously wicked diary spills the vitriol on Boris ‘the buffoon’

Today, we begin a blockbuster serialisation of one of the most explosive political diaries ever to be published. Alan Duncan, a well-respected Tory MP for nearly three decades, used them to let off steam in private about the ‘monstrous egos’ that surrounded him. The diaries cover his final four turbulent years in Parliament, when Brexit … Read more