Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to Tory donor

Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to party donor who gave Conservatives more than £1million Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng decided to dismiss the plans from Aquind They were to bring in an electricity link between Portsmouth and Normandy Alexander Temerko donated over £1m to Tories and is listed as Aquind director By James Gant … Read more

Texts reveal how Tory MP begged for 2nd job with Saudis ‘to help pay school fees’ 

‘Saudi Arabia has no better friend in the UK than me’: Texts reveal how Tory MP begged for 2nd job with Saudis ‘to help pay school fees’ Daniel Kawczynski tried to sell himself by claiming to be the most ‘pro-Saudi’ MP  The Polish-born politician arranged to host one potential employer in Parliament Series of Whatsapp … Read more

Poll puts Keir Starmer ahead of Boris Johnson on ‘best PM’ question

Boris Johnson becomes first Tory leader to trail on ‘best PM’ rating since 2008 while another poll shows Labour seven points ahead – as Keir Starmer prepares to address the nation on BBC TONIGHT at 7pm Keir Starmer is 13 points ahead of Boris Johnson on ‘most capable PM’ question  It is the first time … Read more

Tory MP Geoffrey Cox ‘agrees to two MORE weeks of work’ for the British Virgin Islands this month

Geoffrey Cox has agreed to two more weeks of work for the British Virgin Islands this month while the Commons is sitting, according to reports. The former attorney general is under fire for spending weeks working as a high-ranking lawyer in the Caribbean while Parliament has been sitting, apparently with the approval of the Tory … Read more

‘How does he find time to be an MP? Tory Geoffrey Cox’s £1m legal earnings are condemned

‘How does he find time to be an MP? Tory Geoffrey Cox’s £1m legal earnings are condemned by Labour as PM says second jobs will be ‘looked at’ with calls for consultancies to be banned Politicians are pointing fingers at each other over their paid sidelines  Comes after bitter row over Boris Johnson’s abortive bid … Read more

Boris Johnson warns UK will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to protect its fleet amid row with France

Boris Johnson tonight demanded that Emmanuel Macron rein in his ministers stoking tensions over fishing rights – and warned that the UK ‘stands ready’ to respond if Paris escalates the situation. The PM fired a shot across Mr Macron’s bows ahead of a meeting between the pair on Sunday – despite insisting that the cross-Channel … Read more

New culture secretary Nadine Dorries says BBC might not EXIST in a decade

Cabinet minister Nadine Dorries was today questioned whether the BBC will still exist in a decade – as she accused the broadcaster of nepotism and elitism. The Culture Secretary demanded change at the organisation, saying its staff needed to reflect a wider demographic than just people  ‘whose mum and dads work there’.  Speaking at a … 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

Rishi Sunak ‘wants City of London to be excluded from G7 tax crackdown’

Rishi Sunak ‘is pushing for the City of London to be excluded from new global tax crackdown’ despite leading G7 efforts to make big firms pay more G7 finance ministers agreed plan last weekend to introduce global tax changes Plan designed to make big firms pay their fair share of tax where they operate  But … Read more

Boris Johnson’s sidelined Press Secretary Allegra Stratton FINALLY seen on screen

She’s back! PM’s sidelined spokeswoman Allegra Stratton is FINALLY seen on screen telling how the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow will ‘protect the planet’ She lost her job representing Boris Johnson on live television in reshuffle  But re-emerged today in film showing how ministers are going to save the planet  Ex-ITV and BBC reporter presented a … Read more

UK agrees to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador after lengthy post-Brexit dispute

Britain FINALLY agrees to grant full diplomatic status to the EU’s ambassador in London after fears the post-Brexit row would poison the UK’s relations with Brussels UK and EU agreed Brussels’ ambassador in London will get full diplomatic status Agreement made during meeting between Dominic Raab and EU’s Josep Borrell Agreement should resolve long-running Brexit … Read more

Elections 2021: Boris Johnson feeds newborn lamb on Derbyshire campaign trail

‘I’m used to doing this at the moment’: Boris Johnson reveals he is helping bottle-feed his son Wilfred as he helps out with newborn lambs on the election campaign trail PM mucked in with new season arrivals on a campaign trail visit to Derbyshire He was at Moor Farm in Stoney Middleton in the north … Read more

David Cameron Greensill lobbying row: Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over David Cameron Greensill lobbying row after he dodges grilling in the House of Commons as Government sends junior minister to answer questions Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was granted urgent question on the issue She wanted to get answers from Chancellor Rishi Sunak but he failed to attend … Read more