Gavin Williamson resigns from government after bullying allegations

Gavin Williamson resigns from government after bullying allegations

As well as being under scrutiny over Sir Gavin, Mr Sunak has faced questions about his judgment in reappointing Suella Braverman as Home Secretary after she resigned for breaching the Ministerial Act. When he resigned from Mr Johnson’s cabinet in July, Mr Sunak said the public expected the government to be run “properly, competently and … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon promises £5 million in climate change compensation for developing countries

Nicola Sturgeon promises £5 million in climate change compensation for developing countries

Sturgeon has faced criticism over her government’s record on climate change not matching her rhetoric, with her deputy cutting £133m of energy efficiency funding just days before she flew to Egypt. Her bid to portray herself as a climate change activist at last year’s Glasgow summit suffered a major blow when it emerged her government … Read more

Manchester Arena survivors are calling for senior police officer to be stripped of bravery award

Manchester Arena survivors are calling for senior police officer to be stripped of bravery award

He told the Sunday People: “He should be stripped of the medal, 100 per cent. If he had any humanity left, he would knock on the door of Buckingham Palace and send it through the letterbox. “It is the ultimate insult, he has been rewarded for bravery when his mistake failed Saffie. How can that … Read more

‘Big mistakes’ made at Manchester Arena, says victim who comforted dying man

‘Big mistakes’ made at Manchester Arena, says victim who comforted dying man

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing who comforted a dying man said “huge mistakes” were made by the emergency services that attended the terror attack. A report examining the response to the Manchester Arena bombing and whether any inadequacies contributed to individual deaths will be published on Thursday. 22 people were killed and hundreds … Read more

Give our young people visas if you want to fix the migrant crisis, Albania tells Britain

Give our young people visas if you want to fix the migrant crisis, Albania tells Britain

He faced a Tory backlash over the use of hotels for migrants as MPs and councilors warned services were at “breaking point.” At least four councils have taken legal action to stop the Home Office blocking hotel bookings for migrants from the “catastrophically overcrowded” Manston treatment center in Kent. On Wednesday night, Mr Jenrick revealed … Read more

NHS will be ‘prioritised’ in return for reforms, No 10 says

NHS will be ‘prioritised’ in return for reforms, No 10 says

Cconservative backbenchers have rallied around Suella Braverman. Royston Smith, MP for Southampton Itchen, told his Twitter followers: “If we continue to allow the media and the opposition to dictate who should and should not be in office, we don’t deserve to be in government.” Marco Longhi, MP for Dudley North, said “many are choosing to … Read more

Matt Hancock loses the Tory whip after joining the I’m A Celebrity line-up

Matt Hancock loses the Tory whip after joining the I’m A Celebrity line-up

‘I’m looking forward to him eating a kangaroo’s penis’ In Mr. Hancock’s West Suffolk constituency Andy Drummond, the local Conservative association’s vice-chairman, said: “I look forward to him eating a kangaroo’s penis. Quote me. You can quote me on that.” A political ally of Mr Hancock defended his decision to appear on the show, saying: … Read more

Russia considers ‘further steps’ against UK over Nord Stream ‘terror attack’

Russia considers ‘further steps’ against UK over Nord Stream ‘terror attack’

UKraine was hit by widespread power outages and water supplies were cut to large parts of Kiev on Monday after another wave of Russian missile attacks on key infrastructure. Ukraine’s army chief, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, said Russia had fired 55 cruise missiles and dozens of other munitions at “civilian targets” across the country, days after Russia … Read more

A big treasure rises for everyone as Rishi Sunak prepares for a ‘bare’ road ahead

A big treasure rises for everyone as Rishi Sunak prepares for a ‘bare’ road ahead

Rishi Sunak is drawing up plans for several years of tax increases for everyone in the country, as a Treasury source warned: “It’s going to be tough.” On Monday, the Prime Minister and Chancellor decided to introduce “snatching” increases in income tax and national insurance over the coming years by freezing the thresholds at which … Read more