Government sets up a new taskforce to create a Covid super pill that combats effects of the virus

Government aims to create a Covid ‘super pill’ that combats effects of the virus and can be taken as soon as someone tests positive Matt Hancock is setting up an Anti-Virals Taskforce to provide further protection  Its key aim is to produce a tablet to be taken as soon as someone tests positive Full details … Read more

Crackers! UK vaccine taskforce adviser vents fury at EU scaremongering

UK scientists’ fury at EU Astrazeneca  scaremongering as Brussels stockpiles seven million doses of the Oxford jab amid fears it will cost British lives British experts accuse Macron and Merkel of being ‘completely irresponsible’ France among several EU countries that suspended use of AstraZeneca vaccine Sir John Bell said of France: ‘They’re changing the rules … Read more

Rishi Sunak will launch £100million taskforce to catch the Covid fraudsters

Rishi Sunak will launch £100million taskforce to catch the Covid fraudsters who grabbed cash meant for hard-hit firms The Chancellor will outline the anti-fraud measures during next week’s budget He will create the Taxpayer Protection Taskforce with 1,265 staff at HMRC  They will track down criminal gangs responsible for millions in fraudulent claims Rogue employers … Read more

Rishi Sunak will launch £100million taskforce to catch the Covid fraudsters

Rishi Sunak will launch £100million taskforce to catch the Covid fraudsters who grabbed cash meant for hard-hit firms The Chancellor will outline the anti-fraud measures during next week’s budget He will create the Taxpayer Protection Taskforce with 1,265 staff at HMRC  They will track down criminal gangs responsible for millions in fraudulent claims Rogue employers … Read more

Sadiq Khan unveils taskforce to review capital’s landmarks to ensure they ‘reflect diversity’

Sadiq Khan has unveiled his diversity taskforce that will review London‘s landmarks in the wake of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests. The 15-strong team includes an academic who implied that all international examples of white supremacy can be traced back to Britain, and an activist who once marched up to the Queen to demand she … Read more

‘This vaccine needs to be in arms, not on shelves’ says new head of Army taskforce

The British Army officer leading Boris Johnson’s effort to deliver hundreds of thousands of coronavirus vaccines per day pledged to use combat techniques to get them to the needy as fast as possible.  Brigadier Phil Prosser, Commander of Military Support to the Vaccine Delivery Programme, said his team would use ‘our extensive operational and logistic … Read more

PFA set up dementia taskforce with Chris Sutton and Dawn Astle playing key role

PFA set up dementia taskforce with Chris Sutton and Dawn Astle playing key role – in a victory for Sportsmail on Day One of our campaign as former striker demands that results are delivered PFA are to set up a taskforce to examine their response to dementia in football  It comes less than a day after … Read more

Joe Biden will unveil his coronavirus taskforce tomorrow – but who will be in his cabinet

Joe Biden is set to start naming his cabinet picks within days. But the president-elect faces unique pressures to satisfy the various coalitions who put him in the White House: Progressive, centrist, African American, unions, sunbelt, rustbelt and Georgia Democrats could all claim a place in his cabinet – which is set to be the … Read more

Head of Boris Johnson’s vaccine taskforce bills taxpayers £670,000 for a team of PR consultants

Head of Boris Johnson’s vaccine taskforce bills taxpayers £670,000 for a team of boutique PR consultants to oversee her media strategy Kate Bingham, 55, has hired eight full-time consultants from Admiral Associates Costs involved mean that each consultant is on the equivalent of £167,000 a year Team help Ms Bingham to draft statements and prepare for … Read more