Seven Times Boris Johnson Dramatically Changed

Boris Johnson has repeatedly maintained he’s proud of his record in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic but the last few months have witnessed a succession of U-turns, variations of heart and shifts in the science as COVID 19 killed more than 50,000 people in the United Kingdom. No Prime Minister could have dealt with anContinue reading “Seven Times Boris Johnson Dramatically Changed”

Priti Patel Could Face Axe As Home Secretary

Priti Patel is among three Cabinet ministers predicted to lose their positions for not backing Dominic Cummings. No 10 ordered ministers to tweet backing for Boris Johnson’s top aide as the public erupted with indignity over his flouting of lockdown but the Home Secretary, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland and International Trade boss Liz Truss disregardedContinue reading “Priti Patel Could Face Axe As Home Secretary”

Lockdown Easing Prompts Surge In The Number Of People Going To Parks

There’s been a surge in the number of people going to parks as lockdown relaxed. Footfall in UK parks shot up in recent days and is now higher than it was on some days just before lockdown started on March 23. More people also went to grocery stores and drugstores in recent days, as wellContinue reading “Lockdown Easing Prompts Surge In The Number Of People Going To Parks”

The Professor Who Breached Lockdown

Professor Neil Ferguson will not face additional action by the police after admitting he made an error of judgment by breaching social distancing rules despite being an important figure in shaping the lockdown. Scotland Yard reprimanded his performance as visibly disappointing but ruled out issuing a fine because he had taken responsibility after quitting asContinue reading “The Professor Who Breached Lockdown”

Matt Hancock Says Asking Him To Apologise For Care Home Deaths Is Illogical

Matt Hancock has refused to atone for the Government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak and he refused to apologise to the relative of a frontline NHS worker who fought for more PPE. Approximately 3,096 people have died from the coronavirus in care homes since the inception of the pandemic and when Matt Hancock was askedContinue reading “Matt Hancock Says Asking Him To Apologise For Care Home Deaths Is Illogical”

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”

Now Is Not The Time To Discuss Pay Rise For Nurses

Matt Hancock stated that it’s not the time to discuss a pay rise for nurses, although he said he was sympathetic to the argument and the Health Secretary did pay tribute to the work being done by those in the health service but wouldn’t be moved on whether they warranted more money. The starting salaryContinue reading “Now Is Not The Time To Discuss Pay Rise For Nurses”

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”

Coronavirus: The EU Ventilator System Mix Up

The government said that there was a communications mix-up which meant that they missed the deadline to join an EU scheme to get more ventilators for the coronavirus crisis. Ministers were further accused of putting Brexit before public well-being when Downing Street said that the United Kingdom had chosen to pursue its own scheme, butContinue reading “Coronavirus: The EU Ventilator System Mix Up”

Losing Public Goodwill

Boris Johnson has drafted stringent new measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, including a prohibition on public gatherings of more than two people. He stated that people should only leave their home to exercise once a day, travel to and from work, where necessary, shop for basic items and fulfil any medical orContinue reading “Losing Public Goodwill”