Eric Pickles

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Inquiry into Nazi camps on Alderney to examine if there was British cover-up
Government investigation into wartime atrocities on Channel Island will ask why Nazi perpetrators never stood trial in Britain

Martin Bright and Antony Barnett

04, May, 2024 @1:00 PM

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Boris Johnson ‘refused to be open’ with watchdog about hedge fund role
Acoba chair Eric Pickles says rules on post-ministerial jobs are ‘unenforceable’ after former PM avoids answering questions

Henry Dyer

19, Apr, 2024 @11:02 AM

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Ban on no-fault evictions in England unlikely this year
Government ‘fast running out of time’ to pass bill reforming rental market, a cross-party open letter argues

Robert Booth and Kiran Stacey

17, Oct, 2023 @6:23 PM

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Bring in new lobbying rules for ex-ministers by autumn, says watchdog
Acoba chair Eric Pickles says new rules should be made in time for Rishi Sunak’s next reshuffle

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

27, Jul, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Matt Hancock says he is ‘profoundly sorry’ for ‘huge error’ in UK’s pandemic planning – as it happened
Former health secretary says he is ‘profoundly sorry’ for every death and says he knows an apology from him will be ‘hard to take’

Andrew Sparrow

27, Jun, 2023 @4:30 PM

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Boris Johnson breached rules over Daily Mail job, watchdog for MPs finds
Tory peer Eric Pickles asks for sanctions for breaches of ministerial code and end to out-of-date ‘good chaps’ system

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

27, Jun, 2023 @11:35 AM

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The faux outrage over Sue Gray’s move to Labour is a ruse to protect Boris Johnson – don’t fall for it | Dave Penman
The matter needs careful handling, but the agenda of those making illogical claims is pretty clear, says Dave Penman, general secretary of the FDA union

Dave Penman

04, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Urgent need to build UK Holocaust memorial now before survivors die, says Pickles
Co-chair of memorial foundation ‘desperate’ to start work on scheme next to parliament, first proposed in 2014

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Second Grenfell Tower inquiry play to put Eric Pickles in spotlight
Exclusive: Stage sequel to focus on then housing secretary, fire chief and two families devastated by 2017 fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Dec, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Ex-ministers could have shown humility and regret at the Grenfell inquiry. They didn’t | Lucie Heath
Despite weeks of evidence about safety deregulation, those who were in charge seem convinced they are above reproach, says Inside Housing’s Lucie Heath

Lucie Heath

14, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Conservative peer apologises for Grenfell fire victims blunder
Eric Pickles had ‘other tragedies’ on his mind when he incorrectly referred to ‘nameless 96 people’ while giving evidence to inquiry

Tobi Thomas

11, Apr, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Grenfell Tower inquiry exposes miscommunication, poor governance and misguided policies
The government department in charge of fire safety failed to heed repeated warnings after a previous fatal tower block blaze

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

10, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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