Ministers say France WILL get £54m funding from UK for Channel migrant operation

Ministers say France WILL get £54m funding from UK for Channel migrant operation ‘in the coming weeks’ blaming ‘administrative’ issue – after Priti Patel threatened to withhold cash unless efforts were stepped up Minister say France will get £54million funding for Channel migrant operations  Cash will be paid ‘in coming weeks’ despite frustration at limp … Read more

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds DID take long weekend ‘mini-honeymoon’ after surprise wedding

The honeymoon is over! Boris and Carrie Johnson are back at work after spending weekend away on a ‘mini moon’ at Chequers after postponing longer break until next year The couple escaped to Chequers in Buckinghamshire for a couple of days  They married on Saturday in a surprise ceremony at Westminster Cathedral Spokesman: ‘The PM … Read more

Boris Johnson’s sidelined Press Secretary Allegra Stratton FINALLY seen on screen

She’s back! PM’s sidelined spokeswoman Allegra Stratton is FINALLY seen on screen telling how the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow will ‘protect the planet’ She lost her job representing Boris Johnson on live television in reshuffle  But re-emerged today in film showing how ministers are going to save the planet  Ex-ITV and BBC reporter presented a … Read more

UK agrees to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador after lengthy post-Brexit dispute

Britain FINALLY agrees to grant full diplomatic status to the EU’s ambassador in London after fears the post-Brexit row would poison the UK’s relations with Brussels UK and EU agreed Brussels’ ambassador in London will get full diplomatic status Agreement made during meeting between Dominic Raab and EU’s Josep Borrell Agreement should resolve long-running Brexit … 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

Boris Johnson: David Cameron Greensill lobbying investigation has ‘carte blanche’ to ask anything

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … 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

Prince Philip dies: Parliament recalled from Easter recess for tributes to Duke of Edinburgh

Parliament will be recalled from its Easter recess to allow MPs and peers to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh as Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle says he ‘served his country with distinction’ Parliament being recalled with House of Commons sitting at 2.30pm on Monday MPs had been due to return to Commons from … Read more

Race commission chair Tony Sewell defends report after backlash

The chair of the government’s race commission today dismissed ‘ridiculous and offensive’ claims that it downplayed the ‘evil’ of the slave trade. The long-awaited study was branded a ‘whitewash’ yesterday as it concluded there is little evidence of institutional racism in Britain.  Factors such as geography, family influence, socio-economic background, culture and religion were found … Read more