PM heads back from Spain break as poll shows Tory lead over Labour UP

Boris Johnson arrived back in the UK today after a poll found his lead over Keir Starmer has stretched to 10 points despite mounting chaos in supply chains and surging inflation. The PM has spent the week on holiday in Spain with his wife Carrie and son Wilfred amid a fresh wave of grim warnings about … Read more

Poll: Voters preferred Keir Starmer’s speech to the PM’s

Voters preferred Keir Starmer’s speech to the PM’s with the Labour leader seen as ‘more in touch’ with country’s problems, poll finds Opinium poll suggested Keir Starmer’s speech better received than the PM’s Two-fifths said Boris Johnson came across as in touch with people’s concerns But almost two thirds said Sir Keir came across as … Read more

Government ‘spent taxpayers’ money on conducting political polling’

Government ‘spent taxpayers’ money for political polling on opposition leaders after Dominic Cummings ordered surveys to gauge public attitudes on initial coronavirus crisis’, new emails published by Good Law Project suggest Emails unearthed as part of an ongoing legal challenge against Government They appear to show consultancy firm was instructed to conduct political polling Emails … Read more

Boris Johnson completes Tory election hat-trick as Andy Street romps to victory in the West Midlands

Boris Johnson completes Tory election hat-trick as Andy Street romps to victory in the West Midlands to add to wins in the Hartlepool by-election and Tees Valley mayoral vote and pile more misery on Labour Conservative Andy Street romped home to remain mayor of the West Midlands  It came after win in the Hartlepool by-election … Read more

Poll shows Tories are on course for a MASSIVE 17-point win in Hartlepool

Disaster for Keir Starmer as poll shows Tories are on course for a MASSIVE 17-point win in Hartlepool by-election – a seat that has ALWAYS voted Labour By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 07:53 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 07:53 BST, 4 May 2021 Keir Starmer is facing disaster at elections this … Read more

Tories take NINE point poll lead over Labour

Tories take NINE point poll lead over Labour – the biggest gap since May last year – as Sir Keir Starmer blasts Boris Johnson and says there is ‘almost nothing we have in common’ Conservatives take a nine point poll lead over Labour in new Opinium survey  The poll puts the Tories on 45 per … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out tribute before Boris Johnson

Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out his tribute to Prince Philip 11 minutes before Boris Johnson Labour leader put out statement just 17 minutes after Palace announced death Government insider says order of the condolences had irritated Royal officials  They said that the Palace wanted the Prime Minister to speak before Sir Keir By … Read more

DAN HODGES: A moment of national reflection that makes Labour look irrelevant

It was a tale of three tributes.  The first was rushed out at 12.19pm on Friday by the leader of the Labour Party. ‘Prince Philip dedicated his life to our country – from a distinguished career in the Royal Navy during the Second World War to his decades of service as the Duke of Edinburgh. … Read more