Conservatives could lose more than a dozen seats, shock poll reveals

Conservatives could lose more than a dozen seats in their southern and eastern heartlands, shock poll reveals Support for Tories in ‘blue wall’ constituencies has plunged, survey found The party would lose 12 seats they have always held in an election, it suggests Those that would fall include Wycombe, whose MP is prominent Brexiteer Steve … Read more

PM insists ‘levelling up’ agenda WON’T hurt Tory heartlands

Boris vows to boost the Red Wall AND the shires: PM insists ‘levelling up’ agenda in the Midlands and North WON’T hurt Tory heartlands or make ‘rich areas poorer’ as he scrambles to ease nerves after by-election defeat to Lib Dems PM has insisted prosperous areas in South will benefit from spreading growth He said … Read more

Boris Johnson insists his ‘levelling up’ agenda will not leave southern voters out in the cold

Boris Johnson tries to reassure southern voters as he insists his ‘levelling up’ agenda will not leave them out in the cold PM will insist prosperous areas in the South will benefit from spreading growth  His speech comes amid Tory jitters over last month’s Chesham by-election   He will say Government’s success will hinge on whether … Read more

The excruciating minute-long CCTV footage of Matt Hancock and his married aide is revealed in full

Sixty seconds of unguarded passion: The excruciating minute-long CCTV footage of Matt Hancock and his married aide is revealed in full as he fights to keep his job Footage captures Matt Hancock appearing to check whether the coast is clear He then seems to lean on the door before passionate kiss with Gina Coladangel The video … Read more

SNP wins by-election in Airdrie and Shotts

SNP wins by-election in Airdrie and Shotts called after sitting MP opted to swap Westminster for the same seat in Holyrood Anum Qaisar-Javed was elected with 10,129 votes, ahead of Labour’s candidate Kenneth Stevenson came in second with 8,372 votes. Tory candidate got 2,812 SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sent her congratulations  By Chris Jewers … Read more

Lib Dems and Greens enjoy resurgence after picking up string of Labour and Tory council seats 

Lib Dems and Greens enjoy resurgence after picking up string of Labour and Tory council seats The Lib Dems made gains across the country, including one Brexit stronghold Welcome news to leader Sir Ed Davey after party’s previous poor performance  Lib Dems deprived Tories of overall control of Cambridgeshire County Council  By Claire Ellicott Political … 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

Politicians refuse to apologise for their knee-jerk attacks on police manning Sarah Everard vigil

‘Armchair critic’ politicians refuse to apologise for their knee-jerk attacks on police manning the Sarah Everard vigil despite an official review finding officers were not at fault Review police response to Sarah Everard vigil cleared them of any wrongdoing  The review reprimanded politicians for criticising officers without knowing facts MoS contacted eight MPs on who … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon launches another attack on Alex Salmond as Alba recruits 4,000 members

Nicola Sturgeon has launched an attack on her rival Alex Salmond as his new party Alba recruits 4,000 members, as a devastating poll shows the new party is only predicted to get three per cent of the vote. Alex Salmond would have been ‘wanting and expecting’ a larger number of politicians to defect to his … Read more

Backlash at Boris’ vaccine passport plan: PM faces LOSING a crunch vote

Boris Johnson faces the biggest challenge of his premiership to date if he tries to ram through controversial plans for vaccine passports that have incensed MPs of all parties.  The Prime Minister is on a collision course with more than 70 backbenchers who have signed a pledge railing against the ‘divisive and discriminatory’ certification scheme. Forty-one … Read more