Downing Street

The UK’s ruling Conservative Party saw its lead in polls drop by a few points amid a political battle over the prime minister’s siding with his closest aide, David Cummings. A YouGov survey for The Times published on Wednesday showed that the Conservative’s lead dropped by four points to 44% as compared with the Labour party which rose five points...

UK’s ‘test and trace system’ starts – ‘Time to move on’...

Boris Johnson has refused to launch an inquiry into Dominic Cummings’ breach of lockdown and instead urged the country to “move on” from the story that refuses to go away. The prime minister will have hoped today’s surprise announcement -...

Dominic’s comings and goings ‘beggars belief’ – ministers rally to support PM’s SPAD

Ministers have rallied to support the prime minister’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings as “devastating new claims” emerge about a further breach of the lockdown rules. Boris Johnson’s special advisor (SPAD)...

PM makes U-turn on NHS surcharge for migrant health workers

Boris Johnson has bowed to pressure and will scrap the NHS surcharge for migrant healthcare workers. A Downing Street spokesman said the prime minister asked the Home Office and Department...

PM’s new rules to loosen lockdown (in England)

The prime minister has published the government’s plans to ease lockdown restrictions in England, before addressing MPs in parliament to try and clarify the confusion caused. Boris Johnson set out...
coronavirus action plan

Coronavirus action plan: Government accused of gambling with lives

After days of anticipation, the government finally announced yesterday that the UK is now in the delay phase. But if you were hoping for severer measures in the government's coronavirus action plan, you must...

PM warns ‘many more will lose loved ones’ as UK enters ‘delay phase’ and...

The prime minister has announced the UK has moved to phase two ‘delay’ in its fight against the coronavirus, calling the outbreak “the worst public health crisis for a generation.” Boris Johnson warned the disease...
UK floods

UK floods: ministers defend Boris Johnson’s no-show flood response

Boris Johnson's no-show response to the recent UK floods has come in for a barrage of criticism from all sides including Nigel Farrage and Jeremy Corbyn. But his business minister, Nadhim Zahawi, told Sky...

BBC ignore Sabisky ‘eugenics’ story – No 10 refuses to say if PM shares...

The BBC is failing to report Downing Street’s refusal to say if the prime minister thinks black people have lower than average IQ, or if he agrees with eugenics. A “tense briefing with the media”...

Chancellor Sajid Javid quits – replaced by son-in-law of Indian billionaire

Chancellor Sajid Javid has sensationally quit after the prime minster ordered a cull of all of his Treasury advisors at the start of Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle. Javid’s resignation – just three weeks before the...