“We are expanding our railways – I’m opening lines which were cut in the 60s and 70s under the Beeching cuts”
“Of course we don’t want strikes to have to go ahead this week,” she says, calling on the Government to “get round the table”.
“I don’t think building bridges will involve ignoring the issue because I don’t think ethics works that way.”
The summer of strikes. Rail strikes loom this week. Johnson eases conditions on hiring agency workers and Kwarteng mulls raising limits on damages for employers. Unite and Unison threaten more action. “Britain’s biggest trade unions have been accused by the Business Secretary of “bribing” workers to go on strike after they doubled daily payments to […]
ConservativeHome’s round-up of ten of our best articles from the preceding week.
The Secretary of State for Levelling Up reviews the Government’s plans for improving life chances and growth across the North.
A discussion of key priorities for the Red Wall with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, followed by a keynote speech from Jake Berry.
An introduction to today’s conference with Ben Houchen, before a panel discuss levelling up.
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Johnson may not replace ethics adviser “Boris Johnson is considering not replacing Lord Geidt as his ethics adviser after he suddenly quit, accusing the prime minister of preparing “a deliberate and purposeful breach of the ministerial code”. Geidt, a former private secretary to the Queen, is the second independent adviser on ministerial interests to resign in […]
This event will bring together Cabinet members, NRG MPs, councillors, civic and business leaders and Party activists to discuss the levelling up agenda.
Johnson 1) The Prime Minister’s ethics adviser Lord Geidt resigns after Partygate ‘grilling’… “Boris Johnson’s attempt to relaunch his premiership suffered a fresh blow on Wednesday night when his ethics adviser, Lord Geidt, dramatically quit after conceding the prime minister may have broken the ministerial code over the Partygate scandal. In a statement released on […]
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Rwanda flight halted by European Court of Human Rights “The first flight to deport migrants to Rwanda was halted after European human rights judges made an 11th-hour intervention. The European Court of Human Rights granted an urgent injunction to one of the asylum seekers to remove him from the flight, just hours after the UK […]
Johnson 1) The Prime Minister ‘sets collision course’ with Brussels after Bill to scrap the Northern Ireland Protocol is published… “A new Bill, presented to Parliament this evening, is aimed at sweeping away key parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol – including a check-free ‘green channel’ for goods from mainland Britain and stripping control from […]