Politics

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Boris Johnson’s failure to start Covid inquiry this year is a disgrace, says Sage adviser
Sir Jeremy Farrar says ‘no reason other than political manoeuvring’ for delay until spring 2022

Sarah Marsh

19, Jul, 2021 @10:33 AM

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What is the Covid workplace testing scheme Downing Street is part of?
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak were due to be part of a pilot trialling tests instead of self-isolation

Ben Quinn and Rajeev Syal

18, Jul, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Questions grow over pilot scheme after Johnson and Sunak isolation U-turn
No 10 accused of sowing confusion and creating ‘special rule’ for ministers on eve of England’s Covid reopening

Ben Quinn, Rajeev Syal and Gwyn Topham

18, Jul, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Is Boris Johnson’s ‘levelling up’ rhetoric fooling anyone? | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to last week’s ‘levelling up’ speech by the prime minister

Letters

18, Jul, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Post-Brexit roadblocks in place in Kent despite travel U-turn on France
Operation Brock restarted to handle anticipated queues as travel industry questions government decision

Gwyn Topham and Kim Willsher

18, Jul, 2021 @4:24 PM

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Keir Starmer expected to back purge of far-left Labour factions
NEC to be asked to proscribe Resist, Labour Against the Witchhunt, Socialist Appeal and Labour In Exile Network

Rajeev Syal

18, Jul, 2021 @4:03 PM

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‘One rule for them’: who else has fallen foul of Covid rules?
Johnson and Sunak are not the only public figures to find themselves accused of flouting coronavirus regulations

Rajeev Syal

18, Jul, 2021 @2:47 PM

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‘Selfish-isolation’: how politicians and public reacted to Boris Johnson’s U-turn
The PM and chancellor provoked a furious backlash before they U-turned and said they would isolate

Josh Halliday

18, Jul, 2021 @2:01 PM

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One in five Whitehall non-executive directors have links to political parties
Demand grows to overhaul appointments following Matt Hancock’s hiring of his lover Gina Coladangelo

Michael Savage

18, Jul, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Priti Patel ‘misled’ MPs over plans for protest crackdown
FoI responses suggest home secretary did not consult Police Federation and did not have data on modern slavery

Mark Townsend

18, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Sajid Javid, UK health secretary, tests positive for Covid
Javid says he has had two jabs and is self-isolating with mild symptoms after feeling ‘a bit groggy’

Nicola Slawson

17, Jul, 2021 @3:37 PM

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Johnson to press ahead with lifting Covid rules despite worry over case numbers
Scientists and health experts urge the government to scrap ‘dangerous experiment’ as UK daily cases breach 50,000

Robert Booth and Heather Stewart

17, Jul, 2021 @10:13 AM

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