Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster implied, live on the Andrew Marr Show, that Chinese coverage of the coronavirus outbreak has led to Britain's slow testing rate. Gove claimed that: "some of the reporting from China was not clear about the scale, nature and infectiousness" of the pandemic. These comments come as a … Continue reading Michael Gove piles pressure on Beijing over coronavirus coverage
The member of parliament for Birmingham Yardley's decision to quit the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn comes after the candidate released a video on Twitter informing her supporters that she would not be able to unite the Labour Party. Phillips, who was immensely critical of Corbyn, also took aim at Rebecca Long-Bailey, telling supporters that … Continue reading Jess Phillips pulls out of the Labour leadership race
Liverpool murder rate collapses as Merseyside Police adopt a 'relentless' stop and search programme, whereas London's continues to rise under a Mayor who has continuously criticised the stop and search.
Prominent Conservatives, including a former Chancellor, plead with the Prime Minister to persist with HS2, despite reports that the project is two to three times over budget and may not benefit the areas of England that it was intended to. Boris Johnson set up a review into the project when he entered Number 10 last … Continue reading HS2 divides the Conservative Party
The Daily Express are reporting that the Conservative Party Chairman, James Cleverly, will announce that Lance Forman, John Longworth, Lucy Harris and Annunziata Rees-Mogg officially join the Tories in the European Parliament, almost doubling the party's number of MEPs.
In weeks of Labour’s worst electoral defeat since 1935 pollsters are already predicting who will succeed Jeremy Corbyn in becoming leader of the opposition in March. However, YouGov have revealed that the front-runner and continuity-Corbyn candidate, Rebecca Long-Bailey, is expected to lose emphatically to the shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer.
'The Conservative landslide has not only changed the dynamics of Britain’s position in the world, but it has also left the future of the Labour Party lies on a knife-edge. The choice for Labour, however, is unclear and unpredictable. Whether the parliamentary Labour party and Labour party members back a Blairite or a Corbynista one could argue that neither have the credentials to reunite the loosely connected coalitions of voters, which were shockingly fragmented under the rise of Boris Johnson.'