Senior Tories warn PM faces losing Red Wall voters over lobbying storm 

Election alert for Boris as senior Tories warn he faces losing crucial Red Wall voters over ‘shameful’ lobbying storm Boris Johnson warned Red Wall voters could desert him over the lobbying storm Senior Tory Sir Bernard Jenkin said wave of revelations were ‘corrosive of trust’ Key elections on May 6 with council, mayoral and a … 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

JOHN HUMPHRYS: With friends like these… why does ANYONE go into politics? 

Edwina Currie and I were walking from the green room into the studio for a live On The Record interview. I mentioned the name of the prime minister. She stopped dead, fixed me with her most scornful look, spat out ‘John Major is a c***’ and walked on. I can describe that brief exchange today … Read more

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer agree to suspend election campaigning due to Prince Philip’s death

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer agree to suspend campaigning ahead of elections in May as mark of respect following the death of Prince Philip The PM Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer spoke on the phone this afternoon They agreed to suspend campaigning ahead of elections scheduled in May Political parties across UK have … Read more

Pubs face ‘Hobson’s choice’ on Covid passports

Pubs and restaurants in Britain could face having to decide whether to operate profitably by scrapping social-distancing in exchange for having to police Covid-19 vaccine passports themselves. The Government has said the passport schemes could be introduced in hospitality settings in return for ‘reduced social distancing requirements’ – but industry leaders say this will leave … Read more

Headteacher accuses the ‘woke’ of ‘cultural racism’ for attacking black Conservatives

Katharine Birbalsingh is the headmistress of  The landmark report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities caused a sensation. Commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests last summer, and led by a panel of distinguished experts from a range of fields, it concludes that Britain is a model of a … Read more

Oh, no, minister! ALAN DUNCAN’s gloriously wicked diary spills the vitriol on Boris ‘the buffoon’

Today, we begin a blockbuster serialisation of one of the most explosive political diaries ever to be published. Alan Duncan, a well-respected Tory MP for nearly three decades, used them to let off steam in private about the ‘monstrous egos’ that surrounded him. The diaries cover his final four turbulent years in Parliament, when Brexit … Read more

David Cameron ‘camped with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’ on Greensill lobbying trip

David Cameron and billionaire financier Lex Greensill went on a desert camping trip with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman months after the Saudi leader was accused of ordering Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, it has been claimed   The lobbying trip to Saudi Arabia in early 2020 for now collapsed Greensill Capital took place following global condemnation of Bin … Read more

Boris Johnson’s handling of coronavirus crisis helps the Tories to an 8 point poll lead over Labour

Boris Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus crisis helps the Tories to an 8 point poll lead over Labour – their largest since last June A Deltapoll survey for The Mail on Sunday puts the Conservatives on 44 per cent  Labour behind on 36,as public supports Boris Johnson’s rollout of Covid vaccine PM’s ratings also boosted … Read more

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ amid poll woes

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ in bid to revive Labour’s fortunes as poll shows party is EIGHT POINTS behind the Tories Keir Starmer said to be looking at replacing shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds  A Deltapoll survey for The Mail on Sunday puts the Conservatives on 44 per cent  Labour behind on 36,as public supports … Read more