Jeremy Hunt and Damian Green urge PM to publish social care plan

Tory heavyweights Jeremy Hunt and Damian Green demand Boris Johnson use the Budget to produce long-awaited plan to pay for social care as they warn it is ‘now or never’ Jeremy Hunt and Damian Green wrote joint op-ed calling for social care plan Tories promised in 2019 manifesto to urgently seek consensus on the issue … Read more

Vaccine boost propels Tories to seven-point poll lead over Labour

Vaccine boost propels Boris Johnson and the Tories to a seven-point poll lead over Sir Keir Starmer and Labour – the biggest gap since July last year New Opinium survey gives the Tories a seven-point poll lead over Labour Party The Conservatives are on 43 per cent while Labour is trailing on 36 per cent … Read more

Vaccine boost propels Tories to seven-point poll lead over Labour

Vaccine boost propels Boris Johnson and the Tories to a seven-point poll lead over Sir Keir Starmer and Labour – the biggest gap since July last year New Opinium survey gives the Tories a seven-point poll lead over Labour Party The Conservatives are on 43 per cent while Labour is trailing on 36 per cent … Read more

Rishi Sunak categorically rules out speeding up lockdown exit

Rishi Sunak categorically rules OUT speeding up lockdown exit despite success of vaccine roll-out and says he cannot ‘guarantee’ this lockdown will be the last Chancellor Rishi Sunak ruled out speeding up the nation’s exit from lockdown He said Boris Johnson’s roadmap has ‘earliest dates by which things can happen’ He also said Government cannot … Read more

DAN HODGES warns: Boris Johnson needs to stop his fiancée meddling… or give her a real No 10 job

The roadmap to recovery has been successfully delivered. And now, for the first time since the Election, the political pathway for Boris Johnson is clear. Land the budget. Unlock Britain. Complete a bold reshuffle of the Cabinet. Oh, and one other thing. Either build a garret at the top of Downing Street and lock Carrie … Read more

DAN HODGES warns: Boris Johnson needs to stop his fiancée meddling… or give her a real No 10 job

The roadmap to recovery has been successfully delivered. And now, for the first time since the Election, the political pathway for Boris Johnson is clear. Land the budget. Unlock Britain. Complete a bold reshuffle of the Cabinet. Oh, and one other thing. Either build a garret at the top of Downing Street and lock Carrie … Read more

Angry pubs accuse council jobsworths of sabotaging plans for Alfresco April

Pub and restaurant bosses are facing a red-tape nightmare from town hall bureaucrats ahead of the big reopening of the hospitality industry in April, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Venues will be allowed to offer a takeaway menu and serve people outdoors from April 12, but customers will not be allowed inside until mid-May … Read more

Angry pubs accuse council jobsworths of sabotaging plans for Alfresco April

Pub and restaurant bosses are facing a red-tape nightmare from town hall bureaucrats ahead of the big reopening of the hospitality industry in April, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Venues will be allowed to offer a takeaway menu and serve people outdoors from April 12, but customers will not be allowed inside until mid-May … Read more

Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor’

Boris Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor and Health Lottery owner Richard Desmond’, private letters reveal Letters show Johnson told Desmond his Health Lottery was ‘hugely impressive’ PM said he had tasked ministers with reviewing gambling laws which limit society lotteries, run for good causes, to £500,000 … Read more

Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor’

Boris Johnson ‘asked ministers to review gambling laws after Downing Street party with Tory donor and Health Lottery owner Richard Desmond’, private letters reveal Letters show Johnson told Desmond his Health Lottery was ‘hugely impressive’ PM said he had tasked ministers with reviewing gambling laws which limit society lotteries, run for good causes, to £500,000 … Read more