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Transport secretary Grant Shapps said he will “move heaven and earth” to fix the UK’s supply chain crisis and may draft in the military to deal with the lorry driver shortage that has seen some petrol stations close and others ration supplies. Esso, BP and Tesco have all reported issues at their filling stations caused by supply shortages with long...

Labour leads Tories in polls after tax hike yet Johnson aims...

The Labour party has overtaken the Conservatives in the polls as voters react to this week’s tax hike to pay for social care. The latest YouGov/Times poll shows support for the Conservatives has fallen 5% in the last week with Keir...

Government will break manifesto promise on tax to pay for social care reform –...

The government is set to break a manifesto promise by raising taxes in order to pay for reforms to the UK’s crisis-hit social care system. Boris Johnson assured voters he...

Raab clings on after revelations foreign secretary ‘nobbled’ PM to stay on his luxury...

Dominic Raab’s tenure as foreign secretary is under increasing threat after it emerged he “nobbled” the prime minister into letting him stay in Crete despite being told by advisors...

MPs return to Commons to vent anger over Afghanistan as ‘Global Britain’ falls short

MPs filled the House of Commons’ benches for the first time since March 2020, having been recalled from summer recess to debate the events in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s...

Johnson should ‘hang his head in shame’ says Major General, accusing the PM of...

Boris Johnson’s decision to go on holiday on Saturday, hours before the fall of Kabul, has been criticised as a “dereliction of duty” by a military commander who said the prime minister should “hang...

Priti Patel fills vacant security minister role responsible for oversight of Covid fraud; Labour...

Home secretary Priti Patel’s permanent appointment as security minister “is a clear sign” the government has little concern for the safety of citizens, claims Labour. Patel fills the vacant security minister post –the most senior...

Elite Tory donors’ secret meetings with Johnson and Sunak; new lobbying allegations for Cameron;...

Conservative prime minister Boris Johnson and his chancellor Rishi Sunak are holding secret meetings with elite Tory donors who are part of an“Advisory Board” of members who have given at least £250,000 to the...

Javid causes outrage with tweet while Johnson and Raab risk losing their seats at...

Health secretary Sajid Javid has come under fire for telling people not to “cower” from the virus in a tweet announcing his “full recovery from Covid a week after testing positive.” Javid said his symptoms...

Hancock and Patel referred to SFO; Test and Trace lose 600 million tests and...

Matt Hancock and Priti Patel have been referred to the Serious Fraud Office for their roles in awarding PPE contracts. The prime minister’s longstanding advisor Munira Mirza has also been referred to the SFO along...