Judge to probe ‘government by WhatsApp’: Ministers face review over use of private messaging service

Judge to probe ‘government by WhatsApp’: Ministers face review over use of private messaging service to conduct official business Ministers, Whitehall officials will face a full judicial review over use of WhatsApp  PM Boris Johnson has been accused of overseeing a ‘Government by WhatsApp’ Amid claims entire pandemic response was conducted over messaging service By … Read more

Why Carrie Johnson opted for red hues for Tory conference

Why Carrie Johnson was red hot for Tory conference: Pregnant PM’s wife opted for scarlet hues to support Boris to ‘showcase power, assertiveness and passion’ as she builds her personal brand, colour psychologist claims Carrie Johnson commanded attention at the Conservative Party conference  The 33-year-old donned an array of ensembles – two of which were … Read more

Boris Johnson offers top teachers £3,000 ‘levelling up premium’ to work in underperforming schools

Boris Johnson offers top science and maths teachers a £3,000 ‘premium’ in bid to woo them to underperforming schools in ‘the places that need them most’ as part of his Levelling Up plan PM used conference speech to unveil plans for top maths and science teachers  Wants them to work in ‘the places that need … Read more

Eastern phase of HS2 ‘will be shelved’ with Grant Shapps prioritising new Leeds to Manchester line

Eastern phase of HS2 ‘will be shelved’ with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps prioritising new Leeds to Manchester Northern Powerhouse line under Boris Johnson’s levelling up plans Transport Secretary added to speculation over the future of the eastern leg   Signalled potential major rethink of the project between Birmingham and Leeds  Warned ministers will not ‘blindly follow’ … Read more

Police Scotland U-turn after PM security plans named after fictional ‘fat, posh public schoolboy’

Police Scotland accused of calling plan to protect Boris Johnson ‘Operation Bunter’ after fictional ‘fat, posh English public schoolboy’ before U-turn over fears of a diplomatic incident The force drew up security plans for Boris Johnson when he goes to Scotland But ‘Bunter’ moniker was scrapped because of fears it would upset the PM Billy … Read more

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored

Plans to electronically tag burglars, robbers and thieves will see just 1,500 crooks monitored – despite 1.5 million offences last year Plans to electronically tag serious burglars will see just 1,500 crooks monitored The flagship scheme was announced byPrime Minister Boris Johnson last week Sources said scheme would apply to criminals sentenced to 12 months … Read more

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s election-winning ‘Wizard of Oz’ political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby ahead of battles over the Prime Minister’s spending plan Australian-born Sir Lynton was seen going in to Downing Street on Wednesday This triggered speculation that PM was consulting him about a summer shake-up But once inside Downing Street, … Read more

Dilyn is constantly humping people’s legs in Downing Street, Boris reveals

Dilyn the Jack Russell is constantly humping people’s legs in Downing Street, Boris reveals – as he asks police dog handler for advice on how to contain canine ‘romantic urges’ Boris Johnson has complained about the ‘romantic urges’ of his and Carrie’s dog He moaned during visit that that Dilyn is ‘endlessly’ getting up ‘on … Read more

John Bercow joins expert panel on new online reality TV show Unicorn Hunters

Ex-Speaker John Bercow joins expert panel on new online reality TV show Unicorn Hunters which allows viewers chance to invest in next $1billion business John Bercow is set to join an expert panel on a new online reality TV show Ex-Speaker to sit with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and NSYNC’s Lance Bass They will front … Read more

PM insists ‘levelling up’ agenda WON’T hurt Tory heartlands

Boris vows to boost the Red Wall AND the shires: PM insists ‘levelling up’ agenda in the Midlands and North WON’T hurt Tory heartlands or make ‘rich areas poorer’ as he scrambles to ease nerves after by-election defeat to Lib Dems PM has insisted prosperous areas in South will benefit from spreading growth He said … Read more