No 10 is refusing to say whether Boris Johnson will spend his last two weeks as prime minister living at Chequers. This week two removal vans were seen outside Downing Street amid speculation that Johnson could spend his final days in office at his grace-and-favour home in Buckinghamshire. It raises the possibility that he will work from Chequers and make a 90-minute daily commute to London as he tries to secure his legacy with speeches on favoured topics such as levelling up and military support for Ukraine.
Two huge moving vans were spotted yesterday in Downing Street - despite the PM still looking for a home after he hands his resignation to the Queen on September 6 Boris Johnson will ‘live’ at his grace-and-favour country mansion for the rest of his premiership, it has been claimed.
Centrica could begin pumping natural gas into the UK’s largest storage facility within a matter of weeks, after it was cleared to reopen by safety inspectors. The owner of British Gas has secured approval from the Health and Safety Executive, according to The Telegraph, meaning filling up the Rough storage facility could start as soon as September
Boris Johnson 'will live at Chequers' for the rest of his premiership when he finally returns from holiday... after removal vans visited Downing Street
Boris Johnson accused of leading 'zombie government' in his last weeks as PM PM is not expected to live at Downing Street any more before leaving power Instead he and wife Carrie are staying at Chequers retreat when not on holiday Boris Johnson is expected to base himself at Chequers until he leaves power - when he finally returns from holiday.
The Tory leadership hopefuls are expected to be interrogated on the cost-of-living crisis and the issue of a second Scottish independence referendum in the only hustings north of the border Tory leadership hopefuls Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are set to be grilled by party members tonight in the seventh official hustings in the contest to replace lame duck Boris Johnson.
Removal vans were pictured collecting Johnson’s possessions as he prepares to see out the final weeks of his premiership outside of London. Boris Johnson has finally moved out of Downing Street as he prepares to spend the final few weeks of his premiership out of London. Removal vans were pictured collecting Johnson’s possessions yesterday as he heads to his country retreat Chequers with his wife Carrie and their two children.
In today’s newsletter: With polls tipping Truss as winner of the Tory leadership vote, a look at her priorities as prime minister – and who might help tackle them Good morning. It feels as if the Conservative leadership race has been going on forever at this point.
OUSTED . He borrowed £112,000 from a Tory donor for the controversial refurb, including the posh Lulu Lytle paper, which he later repaid. Boris Johnson can take the £840-a-roll golden wallpaper he had slapped up in No11 when he leaves, it was suggested yesterday Government rules allow him to remove anything he paid for.
Removal vans take away PM’s furniture ahead of his departure from No 10 – but the controversial wallpaper stays Only the wallpaper appears to be staying. Removal men spent Monday loading up two lorries with the contents of the flat above Number 11 Downing Street that has been Boris and Carrie Johnson’s home for just over three years.
Boris Johnson will be kept informed of any "urgent issues" while on holiday this week, Downing Street has said. The prime minister - who was criticised for taking a holiday earlier this month amid growing economic turmoil - is now on another break. It comes as removal vans were spotted in Downing Street earlier on Monday.
The Prime Minister and his wife Carrie are set to make a £400,000 profit Boris Johnson has put his home in London on the market for £1.6 million. The Prime Minister and his wife Carrie bought the four-bed Victorian townhouse in the south of the city for £1.2million back in July 2019, the same month that Boris became PM.
The frontrunner to replace lame duck Boris Johnson in No10 had promised action on 'day one' - but a key supporter clarified it'll take longer to get cost-of-living help across the line A key ally of Liz Truss has admitted it could be "a matter of weeks" before she presents an emergency budget - despite the foreign secretary previously vowing to slash taxes from "day one" if she enters No10.
Ultra-high energy bills will put immense pressure on households this winter, while supply shortages raise the risk of blackouts across Europe amid a painful squeeze on natural gas supplies orchestrated by the Kremlin. When looking for longer-term solutions to the ensuing crisis, governments have sold households the comforting tale of a greener future, characterised by a sharp ramp up in renewables which will reduce the West’s reliance on hostile overseas suppliers and drive down bills with low carbon domestic energy.
MOVING vans have been pictured outside Downing Street as the end of Boris Johnson's premiership looms. The photos have prompted questions over where the outgoing Prime Minister, who is currently on holiday in Greece, will spend his last few weeks in post. Downing Street was unable to confirm on Monday whether the Prime Minister would be returning to work from No 10 after his latest holiday.
Brandon Lewis has insisted that Boris Johnson is 'still working' despite being on holiday in Greece - his second break in two weeks. "Even when you are not in the office in Downing Street you are working," Lewis claimed on LBC, denying any accusations that the prime minister had 'thrown in the towel'.
Downing Street was unable to confirm on Monday whether the Prime Minister would be returning to work from No 10 after his latest holiday. The sight of removal vans in Downing Street, a few weeks ahead of Boris Johnson’s exit date of September 6, prompted questions about where and how the outgoing prime minister is planning to spend his final weeks in office.
Carmela Watson was in Downing Street to receive a Point of Light award for helping to raise over £400,000 for a muscular dystrophy charity Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again ✕ An eight-year-old charity fundraiser given an award by Boris Johnson interrupted proceedings to quiz the outgoing prime minister about breaking his own Covid rules.
DESPITE ongoing efforts to curb dementia rates, the disease remains one of the biggest global public health challenges. It is not solely a condition of old age. According to the findings of a new study, fatty liver disease afflicts millions of people in the UK and could prompt cognitive decline.