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No 10 staff furious Boris ‘got away with it’ after single partygate fine

Downing Street staff fined for attending lockdown busting parties are ‘furious’ Boris Johnson has only been handed one fine – despite attending multiple events. The Metropolitan Police sent out 204 questionnaires during the course of its partygate investigation and issued 126 fines after looking into 10 gatherings.

metro.co.uk ,  41 minutes ago 11
No 10 staff furious Boris ‘got away with it’ after single partygate fine

Boris Johnson must fix price crisis or face losing next Election

Fix price crisis or lose next election BORIS Johnson’s Government has been stuck in Partygate paralysis for almost six months. So finally this week there is a chance to move on after the publication of Sue Gray’s report into Downing Street wine and cake jollies during lockdown.

thesun.co.uk ,  44 minutes ago 3
Boris Johnson must fix price crisis or face losing next Election

You’re damaged Boris, it’s time to be bold and deliver

AT a time of spiralling costs, with families having to make every penny count, the revelation that the often haphazard and prolonged Partygate police investigation cost nearly half a ­million pounds is jaw-dropping. With high levels of anti-social behaviour and gang violence in so many of our major cities, at the same time I shudder to think of those neglected serious crimes over the last few months.

thesun.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 16
You’re damaged Boris, it’s time to be bold and deliver

EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson cover-up on Newcastle's Saudi Arabian owners: No 10 REFUSES to release Prime Minister's secret messages about £300m takeover last year after months of wrangling over  Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement

Boris Johnson's office has refused to give details of Newcastle's Saudi takeover The Tyneside club were confirmed to be acquired by new owners in October No 10 has refused to reveal the Prime Minister's secret messages regarding sale They say it is important that relations with Saudi Arabia are protected

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 15
EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson cover-up on Newcastle's Saudi Arabian owners: No 10 REFUSES to release Prime Minister's secret messages about £300m takeover last year after months of wrangling over  Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement

‘Hatred will never win’: Boris Johnson marks fifth anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

The Prime Minister paid tribute to the ‘bravery and defiance’ of Mancunians that ‘touched the world’ “Hatred will never win,” was the message given by Boris Johnson on the fifth anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack which killed 22 people and seriously injured 264 others.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 2
‘Hatred will never win’: Boris Johnson marks fifth anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

Tory civil WAR: Boris facing MP fury as rebels vow to launch coup THIS WEEK

CONSERVATIVE foes of Boris Johnson who want a new leader to take them into the next election will this week urge MPs to oust him. Supporters of Tory regime change hope the expected publication this week of senior civil servant Sue Gray’s report into pandemic-era rule-breaking will spur MPs into triggering a vote of confidence.

express.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 117
Tory civil WAR: Boris facing MP fury as rebels vow to launch coup THIS WEEK

Tories fear British state 'looks incompetent' as chaos hits Passport Office and DVLA

CHAOS at the Passport Office and the DVLA risks shredding the Conservatives' reputation for competent government, a senior Tory has warned. MPs are appalled at the delays constituents have experienced in getting passports and driving licences. A former cabinet minister warned it could lead to a backlash at the next election, stating: “The British state looks incompetent at the moment.”

express.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 28
Tories fear British state 'looks incompetent' as chaos hits Passport Office and DVLA

Top Nats signal they aim to block at least four UK-wide ‘power-grab’ laws

TOP Nats have signalled they aim to block at least four UK-wide “power grab” laws. The move would see Holyrood refusing “consent” for the policies — and could force Westminster to overrule the Scots Parly. Bills targeted include ones dealing with levelling-up, Brexit, replacing the Human Rights Act and an Australia trade deal.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 6
Top Nats signal they aim to block at least four UK-wide ‘power-grab’ laws

Is Rishi lining up 'Windfall Tax Lite'? Chancellor 'examines plans for a one-off hit' on oil and gas firms in a bid to appease Tory opponents and help ease the cost-of-living crisis

Rishi Sunak and the PM 'privately open-minded about the idea of a windfall tax' Tory MPs told not to criticise windfall tax online ‘because a U-turn is in the offing’ Tax bill for companies would be lowered if they invest profits into UK economy Chancellor Rishi Sunak is examining plans for a ‘Windfall Tax Lite’ to appease Tory opponents of a one-off hit on oil and gas firms.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Is Rishi lining up 'Windfall Tax Lite'? Chancellor 'examines plans for a one-off hit' on oil and gas firms in a bid to appease Tory opponents and help ease the cost-of-living crisis

So who DID call the Boris and Sue Gray Partygate meeting? War of words breaks out between the Prime Minister and the senior mandarin over who initiated talks after the long-awaited £460,000 probe finally concluded

The report into lockdown parties at Downing Street will be published this week It comes as police concluded investigation after issuing 126 fines to 83 people Those fined included Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak A war of words broke out yesterday over a meeting between Boris Johnson and Sue Gray ahead of her long-awaited Partygate report, after both sides denied initiating the meeting.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 21
So who DID call the Boris and Sue Gray Partygate meeting? War of words breaks out between the Prime Minister and the senior mandarin over who initiated talks after the long-awaited £460,000 probe finally concluded

It’s a shame Jake Daniels has been called ‘brave’ for coming out as gay… it shouldn’t matter

PERHAPS the most remarkable thing about footballer Jake ­Daniels announcing last week that he is gay – the first ­current male professional in Britain to do so – is quite how unremarkable it turned out to be. Well, I mean yes, sure, Boris Johnson championed the 17-year-old Blackpool striker, tweeting: “Thank you for your bravery Jake.

thesun.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 0
It’s a shame Jake Daniels has been called ‘brave’ for coming out as gay… it shouldn’t matter

Brandon Lewis: EU must agree to renegotiate Protocol, or cause indefinite chaos

Northern Ireland minister tells The Telegraph the key to restoring the executive is now out of the Government's hands It is now ten months since Boris Johnson first published proposals to rewrite sections of the Northern Ireland Protocol in order to resolve the problems ministers believe are harming businesses and threatening the Good Friday Agreement.

telegraph.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 18
Brandon Lewis: EU must agree to renegotiate Protocol, or cause indefinite chaos

'Better the devil you know even if that's a law-breaking, serial-cheating charlatan'

Polls show Boris Johnson is hugely unpopular but the Tories' game plan now seems to be to make it look like all politicians are cut from the same cloth. I’ve had only one thing on my mind this week, given that I’ve been struggling for days with an infected molar so painful it’s only possible to stand up for a few minutes at a time.

mirror.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 20
'Better the devil you know even if that's a law-breaking, serial-cheating charlatan'

Boris Johnson faces fresh pressure over Lord Lebedev's peerage after oligarch father sanctioned

No 10 faces new calls to release 'critical information' on Evgeny Lebedev after his father, Alexander, was handed an asset freeze by Canada Boris Johnson is facing renewed pressure to release "critical information" about the appointment of Lord Lebedev after the peer's father, a former KGB officer, was subjected to new sanctions by Canada.

telegraph.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 3
Boris Johnson faces fresh pressure over Lord Lebedev's peerage after oligarch father sanctioned

Inflation imperils Boris Johnson's grip on power

Brits forego heating and stay home because of surging prices, say handling of cost crisis will be top election issue, poll shows A new poll suggests UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely headed for defeat in the country's next election unless he can begin to convince voters that his party has the right leadership to ease an inflation crisis that is eating away at their standard of living.

thelondonnews.net ,  3 hours ago 6
Inflation imperils Boris Johnson's grip on power

No10 staff 'furious' after Boris Johnson only gets two Partygate questionnaires

An insider who received a fine said junior staff are 'livid' because they received multiple fixed penalty notices - while Boris Johnson only received two Partygate questionnaires Downing Street staff fined for lockdown parties claim Boris Johnson “got away with it” after police failed to quiz him on four of the six shindigs he attended.

mirror.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 21
No10 staff 'furious' after Boris Johnson only gets two Partygate questionnaires

UK scientists stripped of leadership roles for Europe-wide projects in fresh Brexit clash

Promised participation in £80bn Horizon programme is ‘collateral damage’ from rows over Northern Ireland Rob Merrick Deputy Political Editor Saturday 21 May 2022 20:02 Reporter asks Johnson why he signed ‘bad’ Northern Ireland Protocol UK scientists are being stripped of leadership roles for Europe-wide projects, in fresh evidence of how Brexit clashes are damaging vital research cooperation.

independent.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 16
UK scientists stripped of leadership roles for Europe-wide projects in fresh Brexit clash

Prove No10 was ‘like Ibiza on a Saturday night’, Boris Johnson tells Sue Gray

The Prime Minister reportedly said he would welcome photos of illicit gatherings being published to ‘introduce reality into the mix’ Boris Johnson wants Sue Gray to publish photographs of illicit gatherings in Downing Street in order to dispel the idea that No10 was “like Ibiza on a Saturday night” during Covid lockdowns, The Telegraph understands.

telegraph.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 7
Prove No10 was ‘like Ibiza on a Saturday night’, Boris Johnson tells Sue Gray

History will judge those who refuse to seek compromise on the Northern Ireland Protocol

There are solutions to the issue of the trade border - but we need goodwill on both sides According to some parts of the press, the Prime Minister is between the devil and the deep blue sea on the matter of the Northern Ireland protocol. It is assumed that he must choose between a trade war with the EU if he abandons it, or the end of the Good Friday agreement (GFA) if he retains it.

telegraph.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 8
History will judge those who refuse to seek compromise on the Northern Ireland Protocol

Boris Johnson must heed this lesson from Australia

The similarities between Scott Morrison and the PM are uncanny Australia woke up today to a new Labor government led by Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese. A strong economy with low unemployment, and some notable foreign policy successes, including leading the global response to China, signing a trade deal with the UK, and the Aukus nuclear submarine agreement, were not enough to save outgoing prime minister Scott Morrison.

telegraph.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 11
Boris Johnson must heed this lesson from Australia