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Anna Firth: After the crisis, what can councils do to reset the environmental dial?

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Anna Firth is the National Director of the Conservative Policy Forum, a councillor in Sevenoaks, and on the Board of the Conservative Environment Network. She is a Patron...
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Andrew Bowie: Things are moving dangerously quickly in the South China sea. Global Britain must step up

15 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Andrew Bowie is MP for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine. In the age of lockdown, with most of us confined most of us to our homes and with the news bulletins dominated by...
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John Swinney: Boris Johnson has 'muddied the waters' on coronavirus public messaging

17 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

BORIS Johnson has been accused by the Scottish Government of “muddying the waters” on public messaging because of the UK Government's change to its advice on the coronavirus...
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EU TO CAVE: Brussels 'will give up' fishing demands over UK waters - deal still on

EU TO CAVE: Brussels 'will give up' fishing demands over UK waters - deal still on

28 days ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS Johnson's negotiating team are "confident" of striking a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU by the end of the year, it emerged.
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Aidan Shilson-Thomas: The Job Retention Scheme was an excellent intervention. But it needs changes - fast

29 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Aidan Shilson-Thomas is a Researcher at Reform. Any reasonable assessment of the Government's response to supporting jobs during the Coronavirus crisis has to be positive. Yes...
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David Gauke: The Government's lockdown message has been almost too effective - rather than not enough

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

David Gauke is a former Justice Secretary, and was an independent candidate in South-West Hertfordshire at the recent general election. Two weeks ago, I made the case on this...
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Inside the ‘Pressure-Cooker'

1 month ago   |   Click on Wales

It is a fact that poverty plants the seeds of crime - that society's most vulnerable are the first compelled to criminality as a means of survival. Swansea, like many areas of...
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Mimi Harker: Small businesses in Amersham are adapting - we need to support them

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Mimi Harker is a councillor on Chiltern District Council. As Mother Earth heals and replenishes, as fish miraculously appear in the now crystal clear waters in Venice, and...
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Newslinks for Saturday 18th April 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 18th April 2020

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

‘Public being treated like children' over lockdown “Alok Sharma, the business secretary, became the latest senior minister to reject calls for more clarity, saying at the daily...
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Tom Gordon: What is left of the prospectus for independence after Covid?

1 month ago   |   Herald Scotland

POLITICS isn't big on decorum. Behind the superficial politeness of the honorable this and the right honorable that, the sharks are always scanning the water.
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Sir Keir Starmer lashes out at Boris in coronavirus attack - 'Cummings broke...

Sir Keir Starmer lashes out at Boris in coronavirus attack - 'Cummings broke the rules!'

SIR KEIR STARMER has attacked Boris Johnson for failing to sack Dominic Cummings after he "broke the rules", saying it has left the Government looking "untrustworthy and... Read more ...

France issues Brexit warning as UK trade talks with EU on the brink - 'It's...

France issues Brexit warning as UK trade talks with EU on the brink - 'It's going badly'

FRANCE has issued a warning over the UK's Brexit talks with the EU which have reached an impasse, saying "deep differences remain". Read more ...

'Boris has failed': Public STILL thinks Cummings broke rules, says polling...

'Boris has failed': Public STILL thinks Cummings broke rules, says polling guru Curtice

BORIS JOHNSON's efforts to move on from the Dominic Cummings saga have failed, with the British public convinced the Prime Minister's chief adviser broke lockdown rules... Read more ...

Tory civil war ERUPTS: Boris under pressure to act as MPs fury at Cummings grows

Tory civil war ERUPTS: Boris under pressure to act as MPs fury at Cummings grows

BORIS Johnson was battling to contain a Tory revolt over the future of his aide Dominic Cummings last night after a frontbencher quit in protest and a string of party figures... Read more ...

Britons FURIOUS as Remainer MPs attempt to derail Brexit with ‘Barnier bill'...

Britons FURIOUS as Remainer MPs attempt to derail Brexit with ‘Barnier bill' forcing delay

BRITONS have reacted furiously after it emerged Remainers attempted to sneak through a Bill to derail Brexit amid calls from Michel Barnier to extend the negotiating period. Read more ...

David Frost declared most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations...

David Frost declared most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations - ‘Right man for job'

DAVID FROST has been the most important UK figure in Brexit negotiations with the EU, according to an Express.co.uk poll. Read more ...

WATCH: Johnson - socially distant six person barbecues are on their way

WATCH: Johnson - socially distant six person barbecues are on their way

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: BorisJohnson , Prime Minister Professor Chris Whitty, CMO England Sir Patrick Vallance, uksciencechief - UK Prime Minister... Read more ...

Pressure on Boris as Scottish independence support surges - but Sturgeon in...

Pressure on Boris as Scottish independence support surges - but Sturgeon in lockdown chaos

MORE than half of Scots want a second independence referendum in the next five years putting pressure on Boris Johnson to grant a second vote, polls have revealed. Read more ...

Brexit fury: Backlash as Remainers try to sneak through Bill demanding...

Brexit fury: Backlash as Remainers try to sneak through Bill demanding two-year delay

REMAINERS have sparked a furious backlash after trying to sneak through a Bill that demands a two-year delay to the post-Brexit transition period beyond December 31, 2020. Read more ...

Brexit alert: Polling guru Curtice sends Boris warning - 'Brexiteers WON'T...

Brexit alert: Polling guru Curtice sends Boris warning - 'Brexiteers WON'T accept this!'

LEAVE voters and Tories STILL reject the idea of an extension of the Brexit transition period regardless of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, pollster Sir John Curtice has... Read more ...