Boris Johnson ‘AXES plans for TV briefings despite spending £2.6m on converting a room

Boris Johnson ‘AXES plans for TV briefings despite spending £2.6m on converting a room in Downing Street and hiring journalist Allegra Stratton to be the face of them’ Boris Johnson s axed plans for White House-style televised press briefings  The Prime Minister had confirmed the proposals for briefing room last year Megahertz was hired to … Read more

Boris Johnson ‘AXES plans for TV briefings despite spending £2.6m on converting a room

Boris Johnson ‘AXES plans for TV briefings despite spending £2.6m on converting a room in Downing Street and hiring journalist Allegra Stratton to be the face of them’ Boris Johnson s axed plans for White House-style televised press briefings  The Prime Minister had confirmed the proposals for briefing room last year Megahertz was hired to … Read more

Larry the Downing Street cat sees off rival FOX in scrap behind Prime Minister’s home 

The fur flies at Number Ten: Larry the Downing Street cat sees off rival FOX in scrap behind Prime Minister’s home Larry the Downing Street cat was photographed chasing away a territorial rival Photos show the chief mouser facing off against a fix behind Cabinet Officer After intense stare-off, Larry successfully chases the fox out … 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

Boris Johnson: David Cameron Greensill lobbying investigation has ‘carte blanche’ to ask anything

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … Read more

Boris Johnson: Greensill lobbying probe to be given ‘carte blanche’

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … Read more

Labour-supporting director of Sky TV drama about Boris Johnson’s first year at No10 quits

Labour-supporting director of Sky TV drama about Boris Johnson’s first year at No10 ‘quits amid tensions between production firms after script inaccuracies’ Michael Winterbottom replaced by Julian Jarrold, credits include The Crown  His decision to step down ‘temporarily’ said to have taken place last month  Sources say there are tensions between the production companies involved  … Read more

How Chile’s new Covid spike proves England’s cautious roadmap is the right route out of this crisis

Things are going according to plan. Despite a few wobbles about vanishingly small blood-clot risks, our vaccine rollout charges forward. And tomorrow we will enter the next phase of our roadmap to freedom. But at the Downing Street press conference last Monday, England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty was circumspect. Moving ‘steadily’ was key, he … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Westminster Abbey to toll bell every 60 seconds, 99 times in tribute

A Death Gun Salute will be fired at noon today to pay tribute to Prince Philip after Westminster Abbey tolled its bell 99 times in 99 minutes.  Saluting batteries will fire 41 rounds at one round every minute for 40 minutes at Cardiff Castle, Edinburgh Castle and Hillsborough Castle in Belfast and in Gibraltar, the Ministry … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Labour insiders moan on WhatsApp about ‘circle jerk’ parliament recall

Labour MPs’ office managers moan on WhatsApp chat that early parliament recall to allow tributes for Prince Philip will be ‘ninety minute circle jerk of what a great man he was’ Labour apparatchiks moaned about Commons recall for tributes to Prince Philip Office managers called it ‘a ninety-minute circle jerk of what great man he was’ … Read more