Labour surges to a four point poll lead over the Tories

Labour surges to a four point lead over Boris Johnson and the Conservatives – Sir Keir Starmer’s biggest polling margin since the 2019 general election New Opinium poll puts the Labour Party on 41 per cent and Tories on 37 per cent Four point lead is Labour’s biggest margin over Tories since general election Tories … Read more Labour surges to a four point poll lead over the Tories

Labour proposal would leave UK struggling to develop its own Covid vaccines, warn science experts

Thank your lucky stars Labour’s not in charge! Party’s proposal to shake up the pharmaceutical industry would leave Britain struggling to develop its own Covid vaccines, science experts warn The plan is revealed in a 50-page policy dossier titled ‘Medicines For The Many’  It was unveiled at 2019 Labour Party Conference, before first Covid case … Read more Labour proposal would leave UK struggling to develop its own Covid vaccines, warn science experts

DAN HODGES: The second wave of Covid swamped Captain Hindsight – and the jab could wash him away… 

At Wednesday’s PMQs, an unusual thing happened. Boris Johnson flattened Sir Keir Starmer.  ‘Would the Prime Minister be happy with his kids living on that?’ the Labour leader chided, as he attempted to get some leverage in the row over free school meal parcels. ‘They are an insult to the families who have received them,’ … Read more DAN HODGES: The second wave of Covid swamped Captain Hindsight – and the jab could wash him away… 

Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged travel curbs, industry bosses warn

Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged coronavirus curbs, industry bosses have warned, after Boris Johnson last night closed all travel corridors. The Prime Minister declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a … Read more Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged travel curbs, industry bosses warn

BOTH Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, expert warns

Both Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, a Sage expert has warned after Boris Johnson declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday. Two variants of interest have been identified in South America; the first has a small number of mutations and eight … Read more BOTH Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, expert warns

Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Boris Johnson was urged to double his target for 14million vaccinations by mid-February today amid signs brutal lockdowns have finally started to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The PM is facing demands to take advantage of the space created by the brutal restrictions as figures showed the number of jabs being administered is rocketing over 290,000 … Read more Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

The Leader of Scottish Labour quit today just months before he was due to lead the party into difficult Holyrood elections. Richard Leonard announced he was stepping down with immediate effect this afternoon after three years in charge. The Yorkshire-born leftwinger, who was aligned with Jeremy Corbyn during his time as Labour chief, had already … Read more Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections