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Newslinks for Thursday 6th August 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Johnson to slash red tape in ‘planning revolution'
“Boris Johnson is to limit the power of local politicians to block building developments in the biggest reform of the planning system for 70 years. The proposals, to be published today, aim to trigger a construction boom that would swiftly provide homes, hospitals and schools. The prime minister has promised to rejuvenate the economy with a “build, build, build” strategy. Councils are to be given up to three and half years to designate areas for growth, renewal or protection. Once agreed, however, local politicians will have little or no...
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Blow for Starmer as Labour Party's likeability plummets lower than when...

Blow for Starmer as Labour Party's likeability plummets lower than when Corbyn was leader

SIR KEIR STARMER has been dealt a major blow on the day of his first keynote speech as leader after a poll found the Labour Party is less likeable now compared to when Jeremy... Read more ...

EU civil war: Angry leaders tell VDL to scrap migration plans 24 hours after...

EU civil war: Angry leaders tell VDL to scrap migration plans 24 hours after their release

THE European Union's latest crackdown on illegal migration has been dismissed as opposition against the plan grows. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon erupts as SNP 'failures' exposed in furious FMQs clash...

Nicola Sturgeon erupts as SNP 'failures' exposed in furious FMQs clash: 'This is basic!'

NICOLA STURGEON was torn apart by Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard over the SNP's "failures" during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

EU panic: Brussels announces 'urgent' overhaul as bloc loses access to...

EU panic: Brussels announces 'urgent' overhaul as bloc loses access to London after Brexit

BRUSSELS today announced an "urgent" overhaul of its financial markets to safeguard the bloc from Brexit. Read more ...

Ireland chaos: Brexit panic as Dublin leaders hit by coronavirus - Varadkar...

Ireland chaos: Brexit panic as Dublin leaders hit by coronavirus - Varadkar on alert

THE danger to Ireland if the UK severs ties with the EU at the end of the year without a trade deal in place was stressed by the country's foreign minister Simon Coveney during... Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon nightmare: George Galloway's plot to oust SNP leader surges...

Nicola Sturgeon nightmare: George Galloway's plot to oust SNP leader surges in support

GEORGE GALLOWAY's campaign to rid Scotland of the SNP has gained a dramatic momentum in recent days, with tens of thousands of people signing a petition demanding Nicola... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak exposes Labour dithering on furlough scheme demands: 'Don't even...

Rishi Sunak exposes Labour dithering on furlough scheme demands: 'Don't even have plan A!'

RISHI SUNAK warned the resurgence of coronavirus posed a threat to the "fragile economic recovery" in a Commons clash with Labour MP Anneliese Dodds. Read more ...

Rishi Sunak children: How many children does Rishi Sunak have?

Rishi Sunak children: How many children does Rishi Sunak have?

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak launched his Winter Economy Plan today but what is known of his family life? Read more ...

Commons erupts as Rees-Mogg schools SNP on finances after Sturgeon demands...

Commons erupts as Rees-Mogg schools SNP on finances after Sturgeon demands MORE money

JACOB REES-MOGG brilliantly schooled the SNP this morning on claims that the SNP did not have "the power or money" to deal with the coronavirus pandemic in Scotland. Read more ...

Brexit masterplan: Gove handed perfect solution to Kent truck crisis...

Brexit masterplan: Gove handed perfect solution to Kent truck crisis - Liverpool the key

MICHAEL Gove has been offered a solution to his warning that more than 7,000 trucks could be left queuing for up to two days in Kent after the transition period ends. Read more ...