Tories take NINE point poll lead over Labour

Tories take NINE point poll lead over Labour – the biggest gap since May last year – as Sir Keir Starmer blasts Boris Johnson and says there is ‘almost nothing we have in common’ Conservatives take a nine point poll lead over Labour in new Opinium survey  The poll puts the Tories on 45 per … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out tribute before Boris Johnson

Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out his tribute to Prince Philip 11 minutes before Boris Johnson Labour leader put out statement just 17 minutes after Palace announced death Government insider says order of the condolences had irritated Royal officials  They said that the Palace wanted the Prime Minister to speak before Sir Keir By … Read more

DAN HODGES: A moment of national reflection that makes Labour look irrelevant

It was a tale of three tributes.  The first was rushed out at 12.19pm on Friday by the leader of the Labour Party. ‘Prince Philip dedicated his life to our country – from a distinguished career in the Royal Navy during the Second World War to his decades of service as the Duke of Edinburgh. … 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

Prince Philip dead: Boris Johnson leads political leaders tributes to Duke of Edinburgh passing away

Boris Johnson today led the UK’s political leaders in paying tribute to Prince Philip as the Prime Minister said the country ‘gives thanks’ for his ‘extraordinary life and work’.  Mr Johnson said ‘our nation’s thoughts must turn’ to the Queen and her family after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of Edinburgh’s death at the age … Read more

British political leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

‘We give thanks for the extraordinary life and work’: Boris leads political leaders as they pay tribute to Prince Philip as Sir Keir Starmer says Britain has ‘lost an extraordinary public servant’ By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 12:26 BST, 9 April 2021 | Updated: 12:37 BST, 9 April 2021 Boris Johnson … Read more

Boris Johnson’s vaccine passports plan in jeopardy

Boris Johnson‘s plans for domestic vaccine passports are in jeopardy after it was claimed Sir Keir Starmer and Labour will oppose the rollout of the documents.   Some 40 Tory MPs have already made clear they are against ‘Covid Status Certification’, warning that introducing the checks in everyday life would create a ‘two tier’ nation.  The … Read more

DOMINIC LAWSON: Keir Starmer’s problem?

Yesterday Sir Keir Starmer chalked up a year since becoming leader of the Labour Party. It must seem longer to him — and not just because time appears to pass so slowly during the interminable lockdowns. For he has struggled unavailingly with a party membership still madly missing Jeremy Corbyn — whose evident distaste for … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer says Labour must be ready for an election within TWO YEARS

Sir Keir Starmer today warned Labour to prepare for an election in as little as two years – as he said he was looking forward to ‘taking the mask off’ after his first year in charge under Covid.  Sir Keir, who marks the first anniversary of his election as party leader today, said the party’s … Read more