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At a stroke, the Cummings row has weakened the authority of the lockdown

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Resignation precedes resurrection - or can do in political terms, at any rate. Priti Patel was forced to quit in the autumn of 2017. She was back in office within eighteen...
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David Gauke: A localised piloting, regional approach to ending lockdown. It's what should happen - and now it may

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

David Gauke is a former Justice Secretary, and was an independent candidate in South-West Hertfordshire at the recent general election. Easing the lockdown was never going to...
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Ryan Henson: Overseas aid will play a vital role in defending Britain through the age of pandemics

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Ryan Henson is CEO of the Coalition for Global Prosperity, and was the Bedford candidate at the 2019 election. What does Global Britain mean? There was little mention of it...
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Bob Seely: What the Isle of Wight has learned from trialling the NHS's Coronavirus App

Bob Seely: What the Isle of Wight has learned from trialling the NHS's Coronavirus App

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Bob Seely is MP for the Isle of Wight. The NHS's Covid-19 App will soon roll out across Britain. It is a critical part of our nation's attempt to suppress the virus and reach a...
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Chris Whitehouse: Clarity needed on delivering our pledge for sanctions against human rights abusers

5 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Chris Whitehouse heads The Whitehouse Consultancy . There has been much support for the introduction and imposition of Magnitsky-style sanctions against human rights abusers...
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Michelle Lowe: We need to shift away from care homes towards retirement villages

5 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Michelle Lowe contested Coventry South at the General Election last year, and is Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing & Health at Sevenoaks District Council. There...
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Amber Rudd is right; we need more women in the Coronavirus “war cabinet”

6 days ago   |   Conservative Home

First things first, let me say that like many Conservatives, I find identity politics grating. I dislike being asked to speak on panels because I am female, and believe the...
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Craig Hoy: We must be ready - the Scottish Nationalists certainly will be

6 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Craig Hoy is a former Downing Street lobby correspondent and is a member of the Conservative Party in Scotland. For many voters, the absence of party politics will be one of...
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School closures, Labour, teaching unions - and why Starmer himself should be in the dock

7 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Any new Labour leader was bound to be a step up from Jeremy Corbyn, and even his worst enemy should concede that Keir Starmer is many leaps better. Circumstances also help...
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Lib Dems admit Brexit policy a 'high speed car crash' in humiliating secret memo

Lib Dems admit Brexit policy a 'high speed car crash' in humiliating secret memo

9 days ago   |   Daily Express   |   4 articles

THE Liberal Democrats' disastrous general election campaign has been compared to a "high-speed car crash", according to a damning internal party inquiry.
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Civil Service tweet lashes out at 'truth twisters' before being deleted...

Civil Service tweet lashes out at 'truth twisters' before being deleted - probe launched

THE UK Government has launched an investigation after a tweet from the Civil Service lashed out at "truth twisters' - minutes after Boris Johnson concluded the daily briefing... Read more ...

Dominic Cummings walks into Downing Street to face Boris Johnson for crunch...

Dominic Cummings walks into Downing Street to face Boris Johnson for crunch talks

DOMINIC CUMMINGS has gone into Downing Street to face Boris Johnson following allegations he broke lockdown rules. Read more ...

Tory MP Steve Baker breaks ranks to say Cummings 'must go' to save Boris'...

Tory MP Steve Baker breaks ranks to say Cummings 'must go' to save Boris' government

CONSERVATIVE MP Steve Baker has said the Prime Minister's top aide Dominic Cummings "must go". Read more ...

Brexit betrayal: Liz Truss under fire in latest move to secure US trade deal

Brexit betrayal: Liz Truss under fire in latest move to secure US trade deal

LIZ TRUSS, the International Trade Secretary, has come under fire after she was accused of giving way on key aspects of environmental and animal rights guidelines to reach a... Read more ...

How Dominic Cummings was saved by the government using THESE defences

How Dominic Cummings was saved by the government using THESE defences

DOMINIC CUMMINGS avoided being ousted as the Prime Minister's top advisor after he faced calls to resign this weekend for flouting lockdown rules. Read more ...

'Beyond audacious!' UK accused of 'fanciful demands' in EU talks - trade...

'Beyond audacious!' UK accused of 'fanciful demands' in EU talks - trade deal at risk

THE UK has been accused of making "fanciful demands" of the European Union during post-Brexit trade talks, in a move described by one political expert as "beyond audacious" and... Read more ...

Laura Kuenssberg comes under fire from Lefty trolls for ‘defending' Dominic...

Laura Kuenssberg comes under fire from Lefty trolls for ‘defending' Dominic Cummings

THE BBC'S Laura Kuenssberg has come under fire from Twitter trolls for appearing to defend Dominic Cumming's controversial decision to undertake a 260-mile journey up north... Read more ...

Tories pledge additional £29m for transport in ‘great northern cities', says...

Tories pledge additional £29m for transport in ‘great northern cities', says GRANT SHAPPS

WHEN I became the Minister responsible for the Northern Powerhouse, I knew how central it was to levelling-up our country - the potential of the north and its flourishing... Read more ...

Patel vows to change law to turn back all French migrants' boats

Patel vows to change law to turn back all French migrants' boats

PRITI PATEL is planning to change international law and close a loophole that allows hundreds of illegal migrants to cross the Channel from France. Read more ...

Newslinks for Sunday 24th May 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 24th May 2020

Cummings 1) The PM will not throw his senior aide “to the dogs” “Boris Johnson has declared he will not throw Dominic Cummings “to the dogs” as the prime minister's most senior... Read more ...