Downing Street Announces London Mayor Sadiq Khan Is Wasting His Time

Downing Street said that Sadiq Khan was wasting his time by promising to launch a review into the possibility of decriminalising cannabis if he’s re-elected as Mayor of London on May 6. Sadiq Khan has pledged to establish a new commission to examine the use of drugs in the metropolis if he wins the contestContinue reading “Downing Street Announces London Mayor Sadiq Khan Is Wasting His Time”

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One Per Cent NHS Pay Rise Is An Insult

The son of a nurse who’d inspired almost her whole family to go into the same profession before her death from coronavirus has described the one per cent pay rise for NHS staff as an insult. Linda Obiageli Udeagbala, 60, who lived in Croydon, south London, died last month after getting the virus. She’d workedContinue reading “One Per Cent NHS Pay Rise Is An Insult”

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UK Government May Start Offering Financial Rewards For Becoming Healthier

The government is expanding access to weight loss services and may start giving people financial rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle as part of the fight against obesity. The Department of Health and Social Care is giving the NHS and local councils in England £70 million to pay for up to 700,000 overweight or obeseContinue reading “UK Government May Start Offering Financial Rewards For Becoming Healthier”

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Police Raid Wedding With 400 Guests

It comes as people attending illegal house parties will face £800 fines as police tighten their clampdown on coronavirus rule-breaking. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the heavy punishment for anyone attending gatherings of 15 or more people as she lashed out at revellers for spreading COVID. The penalties will increase for each repeat offence, upContinue reading “Police Raid Wedding With 400 Guests”

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Boris Johnson Told You Shouldn’t Have Bullies In Government

Boris Johnson was told that he shouldn’t have bullies in Government by an ex-top civil servant after claims emerged that he attempted to water down the official inquiry that found Home Secretary Priti Patel bullied staff. Downing Street didn’t deny suggestions that Boris Johnson had tried and failed to persuade his standards, ministerial adviser, SirContinue reading “Boris Johnson Told You Shouldn’t Have Bullies In Government”

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What Has Dominic Cummings Achieved In No 10?

Dominic Cummings arrived in Downing Street with great plans, and the stated intention to only stay long enough to get them moving. So, what has Boris Johnson’s chief adviser and policy touchstone achieved? Perhaps Dominic Cummings most resounding quote from No 10, albeit delivered at second hand was the idea of a hard rain landingContinue reading “What Has Dominic Cummings Achieved In No 10?”

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Would You Move Christmas Festivities To Summer To Contain COVID 19 Spread?

Members of the Government’s Scientific Group for Emergencies (SAGE) want Britons to ditch plans for family reunions over the festive season, weeks after millions are set to be released from lockdown. The advice presented to ministers says that whenever announcing that a particular form of social interaction needs to be avoided, then they actively proposeContinue reading “Would You Move Christmas Festivities To Summer To Contain COVID 19 Spread?”

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Raab Warns Second National Shutdown Is On The Cards

Angry Tory MPs have turned on authoritarian Boris Johnson as he ordered the British people to obey his draconian new coronavirus restrictions or face an economically devastating second national lockdown. The panicking Prime Minister warned Britons last night they face a long difficult winter of police implemented curbs on their freedoms, saying the alternative wasContinue reading “Raab Warns Second National Shutdown Is On The Cards”

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Downing Street Denies Claims That Boris Johnson Enjoyed A Secret Excursion To Perugia Last Weekend

Downing Street has denied an Italian newspaper’s assertion that Boris Johnson enjoyed a secret jaunt to Perugia last weekend as Brexit and coronavirus gripped the United Kingdom. La Repubblica cites an official statement from the Umbrian airport dated September 17 which stated that Boris Johnson travelled through in the last few days and a sourceContinue reading “Downing Street Denies Claims That Boris Johnson Enjoyed A Secret Excursion To Perugia Last Weekend”

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Fears Mount That Millions Will Have Their Minimum Wage Rise Cancelled

Downing Street said it had no plans to pull the brake on the next minimum wage rise in April 2021 but added a pretty big caveat. Fears have been raised that millions of workers could lose out on a planned increase in the National Minimum Wage because of damage done to the economy by COVIDContinue reading “Fears Mount That Millions Will Have Their Minimum Wage Rise Cancelled”

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