Radical Idea For Over-40s To Pay More Tax To Finance Social Care Crisis

Tory ministers are reportedly considering radical plans to increase tax for everyone over 40 to pay for social care, and apparently, those over 40 would have to pay more in tax or national insurance or have to take out insurance against ending up in a care home. The proposal bestowed to ministers would help plugContinue reading “Radical Idea For Over-40s To Pay More Tax To Finance Social Care Crisis”

Keir Starmer Blasts Ludicrous Situation

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that it’s ludicrous that betting shops are free to reopen while parents don’t even know when their children can return to school. Sir Keir Starmer said the problems confronting Downing Street on ensuring pupils were safe to return to classrooms were wholly foreseeable and reprimanded the Prime MinisterContinue reading “Keir Starmer Blasts Ludicrous Situation”

Was That An Earpiece I Just See In His Ear?

Downing Street has dismissed any allegations that Boris Johnson got help at the Despatch Box via an earpiece but Labour MPs suggested he was getting help in his confrontation of the Leader of the Opposition after a hazy image of his head circulated online, and social media wags suggested the image showed a communications deviceContinue reading “Was That An Earpiece I Just See In His Ear?”

Dominic Cummings Says He Acted Fairly And Professionally

Downing Street has broken its silence concerning the Dominic Cummings coronavirus lockdown debate, but it’s been alleged that his infraction was inside the guidelines, and a statement was issued which supported the chief aide, despite renewed calls for Boris Johnson to dismiss him, yet ministers hurried to Dominic Cummings defence after the Prime Minister backedContinue reading “Dominic Cummings Says He Acted Fairly And Professionally”

Gordon Brown Savages Boris Johnson

Gordon Brown has lashed out at Boris Johnson for supposedly hiding from the public over coronavirus and he told the Prime Minister to get a grip. The ex-PM, who led the United Kingdom in the global economic crash a decade ago, demanded Boris Johnson attends Parliament to explain his plan for rescuing care homes andContinue reading “Gordon Brown Savages Boris Johnson”

Carrie Symonds Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

Boris Johnson’s fiancĂ©e Carrie Symonds has today given birth to a healthy baby boy with compliments flooding in from across the political divide, which happened earlier than was widely expected in Westminster. The baby arrived only days after Boris Johnson returned to work following an intensive care battle with coronavirus and it’s understood that theContinue reading “Carrie Symonds Gives Birth To A Baby Boy”

UK Lockdown: Government Promises More Detail

The government has promised more detail in the coming days around its strategy for when and how to facilitate the UK’s coronavirus lockdown. Ministers are supposed to set out more information by the end of the week after Boris Johnson faced requests to name a strategy and in his first statement since returning to work,Continue reading “UK Lockdown: Government Promises More Detail”

Boris Johnson Returns To No 10

It was a subdued, thinner and washed out Boris Johnson who stepped out from behind the world’s most prominent front door – the Prime Minister is back following his very real skirmish with death, and his priority was to give a hurriedly, orchestrated televised speech as a real display he had recovered and was veryContinue reading “Boris Johnson Returns To No 10”

There’s No Magic Wand

Britain’s health minister said that he would like to wave a magic want to get huge quantities of personal protective equipment for health workers fighting the novel coronavirus outbreak but that there was a global deficit. Matt Hancock defended plans for NHS staff to reuse personal protective equipment (PPE) because he doesn’t have a magicContinue reading “There’s No Magic Wand”

The UK Missed Three Opportunities To Join EU Scheme

The UK missed three opportunities to be part of an EU scheme to bulk buy personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers. Britain reportedly failed to utilise opportunities to get things such as masks, gowns and gloves under an EU initiative and the availability of PPE has been a major problem in the coronavirus outbreak.Continue reading “The UK Missed Three Opportunities To Join EU Scheme”