Jonathan Ashworth

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Labour reshuffle: who’s up and who’s down in Keir Starmer’s shake-up
Key role goes to Yvette Cooper in leader’s radical overhaul of his shadow cabinet

Heather Stewart

29, Nov, 2021 @9:53 PM

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Jeremy Hunt calls social care plan ‘stingy’ but urges Tories to back it
Ex-health secretary says parts of proposals are a big disappointment but could be improved in future

Robert Booth, Jessica Elgot, Jamie Grierson and Peter Walker

22, Nov, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Sajid Javid working on radical plan to merge social care with health in England
Proposal aimed at freeing up NHS beds and offering home care could be included in white paper on reform

Toby Helm, Denis Campbell and James Tapper

10, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Labour conference: Keir Starmer says winning a general election more important to him than party unity – as it happened
Labour leader says: ‘I didn’t come into politics to vote over and over again in parliament and lose and then tweet about it’

Andrew Sparrow

28, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Labour would double dementia research spending, shadow health secretary to say
Jonathan Ashworth to commit party to increasing investment in research from £80m to £160m a year

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

27, Sep, 2021 @9:30 PM

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NHS backlog disproportionately affecting England’s most deprived
Waiting lists for routine treatments up 50% in poorest areas compared with 35% in most affluent areas

Ben Quinn and Rowena Mason

26, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Nearly 70,000 may die waiting for adult social care before Johnson plan kicks in
Exclusive: Labour says analysis exposes ‘gaping flaw’ in PM’s plan to resolve social care crisis

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

12, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Proposed reforms to NHS ‘institutionalise cronyism’, claims Labour
Deprived parts of England could lose more than £200 a patient if bill is passed, says shadow health secretary

Heather Stewart Political editor

14, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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PM to confirm 19 July end to Covid rules despite scientists’ warnings
Boris Johnson to press ahead with final stage of unlocking in England amid huge rise in infections

Aubrey Allegretti and Linda Geddes

04, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Javid says ‘no reason to go beyond 19 July’ for lifting England lockdown measures – as it happened
Latest updates: New health secretary confirms plan to go ahead with lockdown easing; UK reports most new cases since end of January

Nicola Slawson (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

28, Jun, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Confusion after government’s ‘lockdown by stealth’ Covid advice
Labour health spokesman calls for withdrawal of travel limits in areas targeted by changed guidance

Heather Stewart, Helen Pidd, Alex Mistlin, Kevin Rawlinson

25, May, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Johnson ‘must think again on plans to relax Covid rules’
Top adviser warns of India variant impact, as scientists urge delay in Monday’s changes

Denis Campbell, Toby Helm and David Connett

15, May, 2021 @8:45 PM

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