ANGELA RAYNER has sought to downplay tensions between herself and Sir Keir Starmer amid claims she is preparing for a leadership challenge. The party's deputy leader has described her relationship with her boss as like "an arranged marriage" after being elected to the position last spring.
Labour’s deputy leader opens up about being a carer, byelections, and achieving a ‘cultural shift’ in the workplace Labour’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner, has said her own experience as a care worker helped to convince her more flexible working could be a “win-win” for staff and employers.
Labour says rules broken over contract that examined attitudes towards Keir Starmer and Sadiq Khan Labour is calling on the Conservative party to pay back £580,000 of taxpayers’ money spent by the government on polling, including testing public attitudes to Keir Starmer, at the height of the Covid crisis.
Labour’s Angela Rayner accuses Boris Johnson of opposing flexible working to please donors Labour has accused Boris Johnson’s government of siding with property companies over planning law and workers’ rights, after new research showed the Conservatives are receiving donations worth £17,500 a day from businesses in the sector.
The SNP has already called for an independent investigation into the UK government’s use of Covid polling for “political purposes”. Michael Gove and Dominic Cummings have been accused of “theft” by using public money to carry out political polling on opponents. Court documents have been uncovered showing the Cabinet Office Minister and the former Downing Street adviser directed civil servants to use taxpayers’ money to conduct “political polling” on opposition figures, including Keir Starmer and Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
The government is looking at the possibility of requiring proof of vaccination. Vaccine passports are reportedly being considered for entry into university lectures, football matches and pubs along with nightclubs - a plan for which is already set for September. The requirements would be part of a drive to encourage more people, especially young people, to get jabbed.
ANGELA RAYNER'S support of flexible working has been skewered by a Conservative Party member, who said it "proves Labour is still talking to Islington". Angela Rayner on concerns over vaccine passport ‘bureaucracy’ The deputy leader of the Labour Party, and Shadow Secretary of State for the Future of Work, unveiled the party’s new proposals for flexible working on Tuesday.
GRANT SHAPPS has lambasted Labour politicians including Angela Rayner for having mixed messages on their policy for reopening British borders to EU and US citizens and residents. The Transport Secretary today said the need for travellers to self-isolate for 10 days on arrival to England was being waived subject to the countries covered remaining on the amber travel list.
Visit to Hull project with new flexi-time workspace Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has launched her party's new plans for flexible working by visiting a Hull project about to house a new flexi-time workspace. The imposing former HSBC bank in Whitefriargate is currently being converted into a new home for four companies founded by Hull businessman Gerard Toplass who also now owns the Victorian landmark in the city centre.
Employers should be mandated to give all workers the option to have flexible working, Labour’s deputy leader said on a visit to Yorkshire yesterday. Angela Rayner made the remarks on a visit to Hull, and said employers should use lessons learned during the pandemic to improve working practices.
Rayner's pledge to make flexible working the 'new normal' proves Labour is still talking to Islington
According to data from the Office of National Statistics less than half the population worked from home during the pandemic First coined by the American inventor Henry A. Wise Wood to describe the challenges faced following the First World War, “The New Normal” has since become a clichéd phrase applicable to any period in the aftermath of a crisis.
Ministers have signed off plans to reopen England's borders to arrivals from Europe and the US Fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and the US will no longer have to quarantine on arrival in England under new rules. Senior ministers signed off the plan which would formally recognise jabs administered in those countries at a meeting of the Government's Covid-O committee on Wednesday.
ANGELA RAYNER's part in the UK's culture war was rebuffed by a leading academic, who told Express.co.uk that the Labour Party's deputy leader was "politically ignorant and patronising" to the voters she claims to represent. Angela Rayner grilled on ‘departure’ of Labour members
Angela Rayner warns plan to lift quarantine for arrivals in England could allow in new Covid variant Labour has called plans to significantly ease restrictions for millions of travellers “reckless”, saying the move could lead to the importation of another more infectious Covid variant that could wreak havoc.
UK Covid live: 27,734 new cases as Welsh first minister criticises ‘risky’ travel plan for US and EU fully jabbed
Latest updates: Mark Drakeford says he would not have agreed lifting of quarantine Double-jabbed US and EU travellers can avoid UK quarantine Easing travel rules for those vaccinated in US and EU ‘reckless’ – Labour Johnson rejects Gove’s claim that Covid vaccine refusers are ‘selfish’
ANGELA Rayner faced outrage on social media as she dissed proposed changes to the UK's travel policy for double-jabbed tourists. Angela Rayner has faced outrage on social media as she thrashes travel freedom plans. She insisted it would be “reckless” to scrap quarantine measures for fully-vaccinated arrivals from the US and EU.
As part of Labour's focus on issues affecting working lives the party has promised to give people the legal right to work flexibly to fit in family and school needs. All workers should have a legal right to flexible working including working from home or around the school-run, Labour’s Angela Rayner has said.
Labour calls plans to let fully vaccinated EU and US travellers into the UK 'reckless' despite travel industry demands to reopen Britain to tourists
Government is expected to drop self-isolation rules for double-jabbed tourists But Labour said the border plan is 'reckless' and urged ministers to be cautious Deputy leader Angela Rayner warned of risk of importing coronavirus variants Labour has blasted Boris Johnson's plans to drop self-isolation rules for double-jabbed travellers from the EU and the US.
“Flexible working means work fitting around people’s lives, not dictating their lives," Angela Rayner said. Flexible working should become the “new normal” after the coronavirus pandemic, Labour has said. With millions moving to home working almost overnight in March 2020 in response to the first national coronavirus lockdown, Labour wants the right to flexible working to be made mandatory in all jobs – to ensure that “work fits around people’s lives instead of dictating their lives”.
ANGELA RAYNER came under fire from viewers of Good Morning Britain on Wednesday afternoon when the deputy leader of the Labour Party explained why the opposition has done a U-turn on vaccination passports. Angela Rayner on concerns over vaccine passport ‘bureaucracy’ Rayner, 41, joined Ben Shephard, 46, and Kate Garraway, 54, on Good Morning Britain to talk about a whole array of topical matters.