Michael Gove

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Fixating on phonics will not help young readers | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a landmark study that claims the current emphasis on synthetic phonics is ‘failing children’


21, Jan, 2022 @6:12 PM

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The NHS isn’t ‘coping’ with Omicron – just ask doctors and patients | Rachel Clarke
Let’s be honest about what riding out this wave really means: more pressures on health workers, and lower standards of care, says doctor Rachel Clarke

Rachel Clarke

15, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Which of Johnson’s colleagues will be first to publicly withdraw support?
With the PM on the ropes, senior Tories’ lukewarm endorsements may be withdrawn as their ambitions rise

Peter Walker and Heather Stewart

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Government’s proposals build further cladding confusion | Letter
Letter: Charles Thomson says Michael Gove’s plans throw up more questions than answers and are a recipe for bankruptcy and endless litigation

13, Jan, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Trust me, says Gove, greedy developers will cough up for fire safety repairs
The master of telling people what they want to hear didn’t even seem able to reassure himself

John Crace

10, Jan, 2022 @9:13 PM

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The Guardian view on the cladding scandal: businesses must pay | Editorial
Editorial: The Tories’ relationship with their donors will be tested if flat dwellers are to benefit


10, Jan, 2022 @7:18 PM

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Going after developers to fix the cladding crisis is welcome – and overdue | Nils Pratley
Michael Gove is right to try to get housebuilders to stump up £4bn to fix fire safety, but the plans need more work

Nils Pratley

10, Jan, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Leaseholders will not have to pay to fix any fire risks, government pledges
Michael Gove says new statutory protection will cover all works required to make buildings safe – not just cladding

Robert Booth, Rupert Neate and Peter Walker

10, Jan, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Cladding: ‘We are coming for you,’ Michael Gove warns builders of flats in fire-risk dispute – as it happened
Communities secretary has said flat-owners ‘should not be held responsible for paying for work that was not their responsibility in the first place’

Andrew Sparrow

10, Jan, 2022 @6:12 PM

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Gove aims to stop developers pointing finger elsewhere on fire safety
Analysis: housing secretary hoping builders will choose to pay up rather than wreck relationship with government

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @3:41 PM

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‘I can’t tell you the feeling when a fire alarm goes off’: life in a flammable flat
Resident of block with missing cavity barriers and wooden balconies says she faces bankruptcy by end of year

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @3:03 PM

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‘You levelled me up’: Michael Gove trapped in BBC lift
Cabinet minister makes light of mishap after being rescued after half an hour in lift at Broadcasting House

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @8:53 AM

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