Warnings that new animal sentience bill will spark rows over halal meat and open floodgates

Boris Johnson has been warned that a new law recognising ‘animal sentience’ could be hijacked by campaigners to try to outlaw field sports – as well as embroiling Ministers in a sensitive row about religious slaughter techniques. The Animal Sentience Bill in last week’s Queen’s Speech established an Animal Sentience Commission to ensure that all … Read more

Matt Hancock says there is a ‘high degree of confidence’ that Covid vaccines can beat Indian variant

Matt Hancock backed England’s vaccine roll-out to beat the new Indian Covid variant today, saying there was evidence existing jabs could deal with the highly contagious new strain and keep the move out of lockdown on track. The Health Secretary said that a new Oxford University investigation showed that the innoculations available were effective against … Read more

Boris pledges to deliver 1million Covid jabs A DAY to fight Indian variant

Boris Johnson has today pledged to increase the speed of Britain’s vaccine rollout to a million jabs a day in an attempt to beat the increasing prevalence of the Indian variant of the virus amid fears it could derail the country’s exit from lockdown.  Growing questions are also being asked about the failure to make … Read more

Boris Johnson could rip up UK’s post-Brexit agreement with EU over Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson could rip up UK’s post-Brexit agreement with the EU over Northern Ireland to avoid eruption of violence during the summer marching season Boris Johnson could rip up post-Brexit agreement with EU over Northern Ireland The government could suspend checks on goods arriving from the UK mainland  Brexit Minister Lord Frost urged Brussels to … Read more

Tory MPs vow to stop Boris Johnson being suspended from the House of Commons by rejecting watchdog

Tory MPs vow to stop Boris Johnson being suspended from the House of Commons over his ‘freebie’ Mustique trip with Carrie Symonds by rejecting the verdict of the standards watchdog MPs threatening to vote down Boris Johnson sanction if Kathryn Stone calls for it Senior Tory said the PM’s mandate cannot be ‘overturned by a standards … Read more

Boris pledges to deliver 1million Covid jabs A DAY to fight Indian variant

Boris Johnson has today pledged to increase the speed of Britain’s vaccine rollout to a million jabs a day, after it emerged the government failed to put India on the ‘red list’, even though infection rates were nearly 50 times higher among arrivals from the country than the rest of the UK.  Of the 3,345 … Read more

Warnings that new animal sentience bill will spark rows over halal meat and open floodgates

Boris Johnson has been warned that a new law recognising ‘animal sentience’ could be hijacked by campaigners to try to outlaw field sports – as well as embroiling Ministers in a sensitive row about religious slaughter techniques. The Animal Sentience Bill in last week’s Queen’s Speech established an Animal Sentience Commission to ensure that all … Read more

More than 600 medics demand end to the ‘pills in the post’ abortion scheme

More than 600 medics demand end to the ‘pills in the post’ abortion scheme brought in during lockdown amid fears they are being used on foetuses after the ten-week limit Hundreds of medics call for a reversal of the relaxation in abortion rules They argue rules also made it easier for men to coerce women into … Read more

More than 600 medics demand end to the ‘pills in the post’ abortion scheme

More than 600 medics demand end to the ‘pills in the post’ abortion scheme brought in during lockdown amid fears they are being used on foetuses after the ten-week limit Hundreds of medics call for a reversal of the relaxation in abortion rules They argue rules also made it easier for men to coerce women into … Read more

Boris Johnson could rip up UK’s post-Brexit agreement with EU over Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson could rip up UK’s post-Brexit agreement with the EU over Northern Ireland to avoid eruption of violence during the summer marching season Boris Johnson could rip up post-Brexit agreement with EU over Northern Ireland The government could suspend checks on goods arriving from the UK mainland  Brexit Minister Lord Frost urged Brussels to … Read more