Ex-civil service chief lashes Boris Johnson over £58,000 Downing St flat renovation

A former civil service head today lashed Boris Johnson over a lavish £60,000 refurbishment of his Downing Street flat – amid warnings he could face a ‘serious sanction’ for failing to register a loan. Lord O’Donnell said transparency over the murky arrangements was ‘very late’, warning that PMs need to ‘set an example’ and ‘obey … Read more

Ex-civil service chief lashes Boris Johnson over £58,000 Downing St flat renovation

A former civil service head today lashed Boris Johnson over a lavish £60,000 refurbishment of his Downing Street flat – amid warnings he could face a ‘serious sanction’ for failing to register a loan. Lord O’Donnell said transparency over the murky arrangements was ‘very late’, warning that PMs need to ‘set an example’ and ‘obey … Read more

PM’s Chief of Staff ‘gave Man U’s Ed Woodward impression ministers would support Super League’

STAN KROENKE – ARSENAL The 73-year-old American billionaire is heavily involved in sport as owner of Kroenke Sports and Entertainment with Premier League side Arsenal among the biggest guns in his portfolio. His company has been involved with the Gunners since 2007 and he took complete control three years ago. Kroenke also owns elite-level American teams … Read more

Britain’s ‘moment of reckoning’: UK must win technology race, GCHQ spy chief warns 

Britain’s ‘moment of reckoning’: UK must win technology race with foreign adversaries or risk falling prey to China, GCHQ spy chief warns UK faces ‘moment of reckoning’ in race for tech supremacy, spy chief says Jeremy Fleming will call for Britain to evolve like an animal in a changing habitat He will warn digital dominance … Read more

Married deputy chief constable, 48, is given final warning over affair

Married deputy chief constable, 48, is given final warning by Surrey Police after he was ‘caught on a doorbell camera arranging an affair with 38-year-old sergeant’ By Rory Tingle For Mailonline Published: 14:58 BST, 22 April 2021 | Updated: 14:58 BST, 22 April 2021 A married deputy chief constable who was caught on a doorbell … Read more

L&G chief calls on pension funds to help end housing crisis

‘We simply haven’t built enough’: L&G chief calls on pension funds to invest in projects to help end housing crisis L&G boss Nigel Wilson believes we haven’t built enough homes L&G has already backed a number of projects across the country  It has invested £450million in the regeneration of Cardiff Central Square By Emma Dunkley … Read more

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave central bank

Surprise exit: Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave central bank after over 30 years Haldane will step down at the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in June He’ll be the new CEO of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce He had been reappointed for a new three-year term as an MPC … Read more

Former MI5 chief in charge of ‘Operation Forth Bridge’

Former MI5 chief in charge of ‘Operation Forth Bridge’: Lord Parker of Minsmere will oversee Prince Philip’s funeral planning just ten days into his new job Lord Parker of Minsmere will play a key role in Operation Forth Bridge He was Lord Chamberlain of Household after serving as MI5 Director-General  Guided MI5 through series of Islamist … Read more

NHS finance chief stole £50,000 from elderly relative to help pay daughter’s school fees

NHS trust finance chief, 55, stole £50,000 from ‘vulnerable’ elderly relative to help pay for her daughter’s school fees and pay off her mortgage, tribunal hears Janet Ashby persuaded Mr A to let her oversee his assets, disciplinary panel told  She previously worked for Barnsley Hospital but was sacked and later jailed This week she … Read more

NHS finance chief stole £50,000 from elderly relative to help pay daughter’s school fees

NHS trust finance chief, 55, stole £50,000 from ‘vulnerable’ elderly relative to help pay for her daughter’s school fees and pay off her mortgage, tribunal hears Janet Ashby persuaded Mr A to let her oversee his assets, disciplinary panel told  She previously worked for Barnsley Hospital but was sacked and later jailed This week she … Read more