Tories Miss Coronavirus Target

Tory ministers have missed their target to get laptops to needy schoolchildren without computers at home. Gavin Williamson had alleged 230,000 laptops and tablets were on schedule to be issued by June 30, but the Education Secretary’s pledge fell short, as official figures show 202,212 were delivered or dispatched by that date. And despite schoolsContinue reading “Tories Miss Coronavirus Target”

DWP Benefit Sanctions To Restart

Benefit sanctions are set to return after the Tory welfare chief declined to extend a blanket ban on them, with Therese Coffey stating it was necessary for claimants to commit to look for work and attend appointments as Jobcentres begin to resume from July 1. She maintained work coaches will prioritise support and a DepartmentContinue reading “DWP Benefit Sanctions To Restart”

Tories Have Systematically Stripped Support

The British children over the last decade have been systematically stripped of its support, and footballer Marcus Rashford has been called brave in his drive, urging ministers to change their decision not to award free school meal vouchers in England. But it shouldn’t take a high profile sportsman to disgrace the government into action, addingContinue reading “Tories Have Systematically Stripped Support”

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”

Lockdown Sex Prohibition In England Concludes This Weekend

The sex embargo that’s been in place in England due to lockdown is set to conclude this weekend, but only for some couples. Boris Johnson announced that two separate households in England will be permitted to unite together in a support bubble in some cases and that from one minute past midnight this Saturday, twoContinue reading “Lockdown Sex Prohibition In England Concludes This Weekend”

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”

Top Scientists Issue Severe Warnings

We finally know more about Boris Johnson’s coronavirus response after important scientific documents were exposed to the country with more than a dozen papers being published that show precisely how the government’s scientific advice during the pandemic unfolded. The documents from SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) show Boris Johnson eventually imposed the lockdown afterContinue reading “Top Scientists Issue Severe Warnings”

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”

Coronavirus: Weak Zero-Hour Workers Are Led Into Choosing Between Isolation And Food

MPs are demanding an emergency law to stop thousands of zero-hour and part-time workers being left poverty-stricken by Coronavirus as Unions and Labour sounded the alarm over the government’s sick pay laws amid concerns huge numbers of people in the United Kingdom may need to self isolate as a precaution. Statutory Sick Pay doesn’t coverContinue reading “Coronavirus: Weak Zero-Hour Workers Are Led Into Choosing Between Isolation And Food”