Jonathan Ashworth

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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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Boost self-isolation payments or risk Covid resurgence, experts say
Thinktanks urge UK government to fund system that would cover wages on a similar basis to furlough scheme

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

13, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Labour reshuffle and policy review expected after May election losses
Keir Starmer under pressure to reassert leadership after Hartlepool byelection defeat and Tory council gains

Heather Stewart

08, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson stresses Covid vaccine safety as tensions with NHS spill over
Ministers accused of ‘moving goalposts’ and wrongly taking credit for success of immunisation programme

Denis Campbell and Heather Stewart

18, Mar, 2021 @8:45 PM

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Labour draws up 'parliamentary warfare' to win better NHS deal
Party targets Queen’s speech as chance to hijack government plans and force a rise in 1% pay offer

Michael Savage Policy editor

14, Mar, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Untouchable Boris? Bluster-busting Starmer could well put him on the back foot again
Labour leader cuts to thrust, flagging up nurses’ 1% pay plan against Cummings’ last rise of 40%

John Crace

10, Mar, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Labour calls for audit of UK’s preparedness for next pandemic
Shadow health secretary attacks Tory handling of crisis and calls for regular war-gaming of future outbreaks

Jessica Elgot

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Was there a big cut to NHS frontline services buried in the budget?
Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth claimed a £30.1bn shortfall was hidden in Rishi Sunak’s statement

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

04, Mar, 2021 @2:06 PM

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Pharmacists in England considering strike action over Covid debts
Industry association says chancellor must intervene to waive repayment of £370m of government loans

Jessica Elgot

10, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fall in Covid cases slower in UK's poor regions
Fears that impact of economic inequality could delay easing of lockdown

Toby Helm and Robin McKie

07, Feb, 2021 @9:45 AM

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'Monumental mistakes' made over handling of Covid, says Labour
Shadow health secretary says ‘litany of errors’ led to UK having fifth-highest death toll in world

Matthew Weaver and Heather Stewart

27, Jan, 2021 @9:27 AM

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