No10 insiders ‘fear Dominic Cummings will publish damaging WhatsApp messages’

Downing Street insiders fear Dominic Cummings could publish WhatsApp messages that are at the hear of the government’s who-said-what row over lockdown.    Former chief adviser Cummings is locked in an explosive war of words with Boris Johnson after Downing Street accused him of a string of leaks – including claims about the PM’s £58,000 flat … Read more

No10 insiders ‘fear Dominic Cummings will publish damaging WhatsApp messages’

Downing Street insiders fear Dominic Cummings could publish WhatsApp messages that are at the hear of the government’s who-said-what row over lockdown.    Former chief adviser Cummings is locked in an explosive war of words with Boris Johnson after Downing Street accused him of a string of leaks – including claims about the PM’s £58,000 flat … Read more

Government ‘unlawfully’ failed to publish details of 500 Covid-related contracts, court hears

The Government unlawfully failed to publish details of more than 500 coronavirus-related contracts on time, a High Court judge has today said. Government officials have 30 days to publish online details of contracts for public goods or services worth more than £120,000. But a High Court judge today said the Department of Health and Social … Read more

WHO SCRAPS plan to publish interim report on its Wuhan coronavirus origins investigation

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for the team that visited Wuhan to publish an interim report into the origins of coronavirus.  The Wall Street Journal reported that the initial findings from the investigation, which took place in China earlier this year, will not be released as previously stated.  Instead a full and final … Read more

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

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

Covid UK: Matt Hancock unlawfully failed to publish contract details

Matt Hancock unlawfully failed to publish details of billions of pounds’ worth of coronavirus-related contracts, the High Court has ruled.  The Good Law Project took legal action against the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) for its ‘wholesale failure’ to disclose details of contracts agreed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Government is required by … Read more

Banks could be forced to publish how often they refund fraud victims

Banks could be forced to publish figures showing how often they pay back blameless fraud victims as new data reveals those who lose money to bank transfer scams continue to face a lottery. Publishing information about victims’ losses and how often they were reimbursed by their bank ‘would give banks a strong incentive to do … Read more

Google is letting you publish car apps to closed testing on Play Store

Android Auto – the smart driving assistant is steadily gaining popularity as a companion that lets people remain focused, connected, and entertained through commutes. To make it more useful, Google is working with developers behind parking, navigation, and electric vehicle charging apps to create the Android for Car App Library. Google released the open beta … Read more

Tory rebels demand Michael Gove publish evidence for NHS claim

Furious Tory rebels today demanded Michael Gove publish the evidence underpinning his claim the NHS would be ‘overwhelmed’ by coronavirus without the Government’s new tiered system of restrictions.  The Minister for the Cabinet Office made the claim on Saturday as he tried to quash a Conservative revolt and persuade MPs to support the curbs when … Read more