Johnson 1) The Prime Minister ‘plans bonfire of EU laws’ to try and appease rebellious Tory backbenchers after Partygate… “Dozens of EU laws are set to be repealed this year as Boris Johnson seeks to win back the support of Conservative MPs who worry that the Government is drifting in the wake of “Partygate”. The […]
“We need to call out something that is abhorrent, that is wrong. Russia and Putin need to step back. “
Lynch says he “can’t see it at the moment. He hasn’t made it clear at all. That is the role of the Labour Party.”
“I do not believe that,” says Kelin claiming that Russian journalists were just trying to “find something juicy” to talk about.
But the Labour Party chairman is “concerned that there doesn’t seem to be any plan to deal with the causes of the cost of living crisis”.
The Northern Ireland Secretary adds that he wouldn’t “question her independence and determination to deliver a full and complete report.”
Leadership 1) Brine and Morris send in letters “Two more Tory MPs have revealed they have submitted letters of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Former health minister Steve Brine and Newton Abbot MP Anne Marie Morris join the six backbenchers who have publicly called on him to quit as party leader. The news […]
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Windfall tax 1) Sunak says Tories are now the party of big spending “Rishi Sunak has boasted of spending and taxing more than Labour would to help households through the cost of living crisis, as he unveiled a £21 billion package of support. The Chancellor announced £400 off energy bills for every household, plus payments […]
From autumn, pensioners that receive winter fuel payment will get extra one-off £300 payment, the Chancellor says.
The Shadow Chancellor claims that the Labour Party is winning the battle of ideas.
Sunak’s £10 billion rescue plan today will include money off energy bills and a potential council tax rebate “Every household in the country will get extra money taken off their energy bills this autumn under a new cost of living support package to be unveiled by Rishi Sunak on Thursday. The Chancellor is set to […]
A solitary fine and this bland report will allow the Prime Minister further to deploy his secret weapon: boredom.
He tells the assembled press conference that he seeks to “not in anyway to extenuate my personal responsibility” but “to give context to these events”.