Priti Patel says police SHOULD be a priority for vaccine

Home Secretary Priti Patel says police SHOULD be a priority for vaccine and she is ‘working to absolutely try’ to bump them up the queue after Met Chief Dame Cressida Dick’s intervention Priti Patel today said she believes police officers should be prioritised for jabs She said she is ‘working to absolutely try’ to bump … Read more Priti Patel says police SHOULD be a priority for vaccine

Priti Patel claims she ‘wanted to close UK borders in MARCH’

Priti Patel claims she ‘wanted to close UK borders in MARCH’ at start of Covid-19 pandemic in leaked recording of Zoom meeting with Conservative Party supporters Priti Patel said in leaked recording the UK should have closed borders earlier She said she was ‘advocate of closing them last March’ when pandemic started Remarks will put … Read more Priti Patel claims she ‘wanted to close UK borders in MARCH’

Priti Patel says it is time to ‘move on’ from Trump presidency

Priti Patel hails ‘new era in US politics’ ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as she says the UK must ‘move on’ from Donald Trump Priti Patel said UK Government had worked ‘very strongly’ with Donald Trump But she said ‘we move on now’ as Joe Biden is inaugurated as president today The Home Secretary insisted … Read more Priti Patel says it is time to ‘move on’ from Trump presidency

Priti Patel tells chief constables to crack down on partygoers in battle against Covid lawbreakers

Priti Patel tells chief constables to crack down on partygoers and pubs and says there is ‘no room for complacency’ in battle against Covid lawbreakers Home Secretary writes to forces reminding them of proactive policing ‘benefits’ But senior officers felt she overstepped the mark and dubbed her ‘Pushy Patel’ Ms Patel admitted earlier this year she’d … Read more Priti Patel tells chief constables to crack down on partygoers in battle against Covid lawbreakers

PM accused of having a ‘blind spot’ over lack of female ministers leading Covid press conferences

Where are the women Boris? PM accused of having a ‘blind spot’ as NO female Cabinet ministers have led a coronavirus press conference for almost SEVEN MONTHS Priti Patel was the last senior woman in the PM’s top team to lead TV briefing Home Secretary made appearance on May 22, nearly seven months ago One … Read more PM accused of having a ‘blind spot’ over lack of female ministers leading Covid press conferences

Boris Johnson SUED for NOT sacking Priti Patel over bullying report

Civil servants SUE Boris Johnson for NOT sacking Home Secretary Priti Patel and overruling an independent report that said her shouting and swearing at mandarins amounted to bullying Lawyers for civil service mandarins said PM’s failure to sack gave ‘carte blanche’  Independent report found Ms Patel’s behaviour to civil servants was bullying  Sir Alex Allan … Read more Boris Johnson SUED for NOT sacking Priti Patel over bullying report

Civil servants SUE Boris Johnson for NOT sacking Home Secretary Priti Patel over bullying report

Civil servants SUE Boris Johnson for NOT sacking Home Secretary Priti Patel and overruling an independent report that said her shouting and swearing at mandarins amounted to bullying Lawyers for civil service mandarins said PM’s failure to sack gave ‘carte blanche’  Independent report found Ms Patel’s behaviour to civil servants was bullying  Sir Alex Allan … Read more Civil servants SUE Boris Johnson for NOT sacking Home Secretary Priti Patel over bullying report

France is REFUSING to stop cross-channel migrant boats once they are in the water, admits minister

French authorities are refusing to intercept migrant boats heading for Britain once they are in the English Channel, despite receiving millions of pounds of UK taxpayers cash to cut off the route, a minister admitted today. Chris Philp admitted that a £28million deal signed with Paris at the weekend would not affect migrants who manage … Read more France is REFUSING to stop cross-channel migrant boats once they are in the water, admits minister

PM writes to every minister and top official after Priti Patel probe

Keep Whitehall office disputes behind closed doors, Boris Johnson tells civil servants after Priti Patel was caught up in scandal over ‘bullying’ claims Boris Johnson said he has written to every minister and permanent secretary The letter tells them there is ‘no place for bullying’ in Whitehall departments PM’s letter also stressed importance of ‘keeping … Read more PM writes to every minister and top official after Priti Patel probe

Boris Johnson ‘will demote Priti Patel’: Home Secretary predicted to be made Tory chairman

Boris Johnson ‘will DEMOTE Priti Patel over asylum crisis’: Under-fire Home Secretary is predicted to be made Tory chairman in reshuffle following bullying row Prime Minister rejected advice Miss Patel broke the ministerial code of conduct She was said to have bullied civil servants, now speculation he could demote her There are questions over her competence to … Read more Boris Johnson ‘will demote Priti Patel’: Home Secretary predicted to be made Tory chairman

‘Life is not an Enid Blyton novel’: Allies of Priti Patel rally round Home Secretary in bullying row

‘Life is not an Enid Blyton novel’: Friends of Priti Patel defend Home Secretary’s management style in the wake of bullying row amid reports Boris Johnson will DEMOTE her in a New Year reshuffle Ms Patel, 48, apologised for her treatment of civil servants on Friday  Investigation found she bullied staff, sometimes shouting and swearing … Read more ‘Life is not an Enid Blyton novel’: Allies of Priti Patel rally round Home Secretary in bullying row

Priti Patel ‘will get written warning over staff bullying allegations but STAY Home Secretary’

Priti Patel ‘will be handed written warning by Boris Johnson over staff bullying allegations but will NOT lose her job as Home Secretary’ Report into Home Secretary’s alleged behaviour ordered by the PM in March Centred on claims she belittled and clashed with officials in three departments She denies all allegations and allies say she … Read more Priti Patel ‘will get written warning over staff bullying allegations but STAY Home Secretary’

Priti Patel warns police chiefs they must uphold freedom of speech over David Starkey probe

Priti Patel warns police chiefs they must uphold freedom of speech adding it is the ‘cornerstone of democracy’ after probe into Darren Grimes interview with David Starkey Home Secretary told police chiefs that ‘we must all defend’ freedom of speech   Comments come after Scotland Yard dropped its ‘race hate’ probe into interview David Starkey claimed … Read more Priti Patel warns police chiefs they must uphold freedom of speech over David Starkey probe