Two-hour Tory coup as Steve Baker tells Boris Johnson to end lockdown

Tory coup that only lasted for two hours! ‘Hardman of Brexit’ Steve Baker tells Boris Johnson to end lockdown or face revolt – before tweeting his ‘full support’ by the end of the day Former minister Steve Baker had warned long lockdown could see PM toppled Called for ‘guarantee’ that lockdown measures will not be … Read more Two-hour Tory coup as Steve Baker tells Boris Johnson to end lockdown

Tories hail U-turn on ‘mutant algorithm’ after shires planning revolt

Tories hail U-turn on ‘mutant algorithm’ that sparked fears of planning free-for-all in the shires as Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick says shift WON’T wreck target of building 300,000 new homes a year Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt led the revolt against the  planning algorithm  Housing Secretary announced algorithm had been tweaked to include the North  … Read more Tories hail U-turn on ‘mutant algorithm’ after shires planning revolt

Tory revolt forces U-turn on homes plan for the Shires as controversial formula gets scrapped

Tory revolt forces U-turn on homes plan for the Shires: Controversial formula that MPs feared would have led to fields in the south being concreted over gets scrapped Theresa May and Jeremy Hunt led the revolt against the  planning algorithm  Housing Secretary announced algorithm had been tweaked to include the North  Conservative MPs have criticised … Read more Tory revolt forces U-turn on homes plan for the Shires as controversial formula gets scrapped

PIERS MORGAN: Butt out of Brexit, Mr Biden – you’re not even President yet

Well, that didn’t take long… President-Elect Joe Biden is still eight weeks away from being formally inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, but he’s already throwing his weight around in a political battle raging thousands of miles away in Europe. And he couldn’t have chosen a more incendiary issue to immerse himself … Read more PIERS MORGAN: Butt out of Brexit, Mr Biden – you’re not even President yet

Scottish Independence: ‘Loathing’ for Boris Johnson behind surge

Scottish voters’ ‘loathing’ for Boris Johnson is behind surge in support for independence: PM is disliked even more than Theresa May or David Cameron, pollsters reveal Poll by JL Partners found 56 per cent would now vote in favour of independence Results are almost a mirror opposite of the Scottish referendum results in 2014 79 … Read more Scottish Independence: ‘Loathing’ for Boris Johnson behind surge

Scots voters’ ‘loathing’ for Boris Johnson sees surge in support for independence, reveals polls

Scots voters’ ‘loathing’ for Boris Johnson sees surge in support for independence: PM is disliked even more than Theresa May or David Cameron, pollsters reveal Poll by JL Partners found 56 per cent would now vote in favour of independence Results are almost a mirror opposite of the Scottish referendum results in 2014 79 per … Read more Scots voters’ ‘loathing’ for Boris Johnson sees surge in support for independence, reveals polls

Psychologist goes viral on TikTok after sharing mind-blowing Thatcher Effect

Mind-bending visual test shows how the brain tricks the eye to not ‘see’ inverted facial features in upside down images – but can recognise the error when the images are the right way up Dr. Julie Smith, from London, has gone viral on TikTok with mindblowing trick Introduced the ‘Thatcher Effect’ to stunned social media … Read more Psychologist goes viral on TikTok after sharing mind-blowing Thatcher Effect

John Bercow pocketed £19,000 ‘severance’ when he ‘retired’ as Speaker

John Bercow pocketed more than £19,000 in ‘severance’ when he stepped down as Commons Speaker – despite setting his own departure date and announcing it seven weeks in advance.  Government accounts show Mr Bercow received the golden goodbye when he ‘retired’ from the £155,000-a-year job on October 31. Critics questioned why he was entitled to … Read more John Bercow pocketed £19,000 ‘severance’ when he ‘retired’ as Speaker

Theresa May defies Boris Johnson over Brexit legislation

‘If it was so bad, why did you sign it?’ Theresa May refuses to back Boris Johnson’s new legislation undermining his own Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Mrs May, now a backbench MP, took aim at successor in the Commons today   Refused to back Internal Market Bill while it could break international law Said ministers ‘acting recklessly … Read more Theresa May defies Boris Johnson over Brexit legislation

Husband of Russian socialite, 48, ‘was secretly funded by Putin-linked oligarch’

The husband of a Russian socialite who is the Conservative Party’s biggest female donor was secretly funded by an oligarch with close ties to Vladimir Putin, leaked files allegedly reveal. Lubov Chernukhin has given £1.7m to the Tories and spent personal time with the last three Prime Ministers, including a dinner with Theresa May and … Read more Husband of Russian socialite, 48, ‘was secretly funded by Putin-linked oligarch’

Theresa May photo portrait finally goes on No.10 staircase

Theresa May joins No.10 hall of frame: Portrait photo of Britain’s second female PM finally adorns Downing Street’s yellow staircase By Larisa Brown for the Daily Mail Published: 23:15 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 23:15 BST, 18 September 2020 Advertisement For years, Margaret Thatcher’s portrait has been the only one of a woman to … Read more Theresa May photo portrait finally goes on No.10 staircase

Top Tory Ben Bradley declares he will REFUSE to take part in ‘unconscious bias’ training for MPs

A senior Tory MP revealed today he will refuse to take part in ‘unconscious bias’ training for MPs arranged in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests.  Ben Bradley, a vice-chairman of the party under Theresa May, lashed out at a ‘metropolitan groupthink that is intolerant to any diversity of views’ and said he … Read more Top Tory Ben Bradley declares he will REFUSE to take part in ‘unconscious bias’ training for MPs

Tory revolt grows after Michael Gove admits critics are ‘on to something’

Boris Johnson is scrambling to find a way to defuse a mounting Tory revolt on new Brexit laws today. The Internal Market Bill cleared its first hurdle in the Commons last night, but is facing a serious challenge next week when amendments are considered. A string of senior Conservatives – including former PM Theresa May … Read more Tory revolt grows after Michael Gove admits critics are ‘on to something’