Legislation was first proposed by Theresa May – four years ago Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again ✕ Prominent Liz Truss backer Iain Duncan Smith has said legislation aimed at banning gay conversion therapy must be “re-worked” and “looked at again” — despite years of delays.
Energy watchdog Ofgem sets a price cap to limit the rates a supplier can charge for each unit of gas and electricity, with the cost barrier set to change again in October With most of Britain parched as the country lives through some of the warmest temperatures on record, it is hard to think about needing to switch the heating on.
A new poll has given the Foreign Secretary a 34-point lead, leaving Rishi Sunak with little time to close the gap. Liz Truss has had a tricky 24 hours, having performed a massive U-turn over public sector pay cuts within hours of trumpeting her new “war on Whitehall waste” policy, which included adopting regional pay boards and savings across the public sector of £8.8bn.
Theresa May named the most notable person in East Sussex while Sean Connery makes the grade for Edinburgh: take a look at this new interactive map
A wonderful new interactive map is revealing the most notable people from cities, towns and villages around the world. Theresa May has been named the most significant figure who was born in East Sussex, according to this extensive project created by Mapbox researcher and geographer Topi Tjukanov.
All infected blood victims and bereaved partners across the UK should be paid at least £100,000 in compensation ‘without delay’, the chairman of the inquiry into the tragedy has said. Thousands of people contracted HIV or hepatitis C in the 1970s and 1980s, after the UK imported blood from the US and allegedly administered it without screening it properly.
Rishi Sunak is an honest and intelligent man, but this campaign shows he lacks political instinct There was only one change of Conservative leader in the 22 years between 1975 and 1997. In the 25 years from 1997, there will soon have been seven. That is too many for the mental health of party or country.
A CONTESTANT on The Chase left viewers double taking after drawing an "uncanny resemblance" to a former British Prime Minister. Wednesday evening's episode of the quiz show saw four contestants join forces to take on one of the country's finest brains - and one of them soon stole the show.
Social care workers need to be “better paid and more highly regarded” rather than earning less than dog walkers, a former deputy prime minister has said. In a report published on Tuesday, Damian Green called for the minimum wage for care workers to be increased in line with NHS pay and said there needed to be a shift in public opinion similar to the boost in status that nurses received following the work of Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War.
LV seems to have missed that bonuses are not a human right for ex-boss Mark Hartigan, says RUTH SUNDERLAND
Excessive pay and rewards for failure at the top of companies are perennial causes of resentment. All the more so this year, when rank and file employees are seeing their standard of living eroded rapidly by inflation. Post-Covid, investors, regulators and other stakeholders are even less tolerant of large rewards being dolloped out to bosses whose firms have performed badly, or failed to serve society.
Toby Neal casts his eye on the world of politics. In an outbreak of mass hypocrisy the like of which has not been seen in the House of Commons for several weeks, the Tory benches rose to give a standing ovation to Boris Johnson. As they freed their hands to clap, the applause was almost drowned out by the clatter of backstabbing knives dropping to the floor.
The Telegraph's weekly Peterborough diary column offers an unparalleled insight into what's really going on at Westminster and beyond I spotted Theresa May browsing the clothes racks in Zara on Victoria Street on Monday lunchtime, ahead of one of those interminable Tory leadership election ballots. The former prime minister, looking fabulous in a stylish cream kimono wrap dress with a bright orange fabric belt, left without buying anything, as her security team hovered in the background.
Fuming is an understatement Carol McGiffin infuriated Loose Women viewers with her supportive Boris Johnson comments today. On the ITV show today (July 21), the opening topic was Should Theresa May have applauded Boris Johnson? The former PM was filmed after Boris Johnson’s last PM’s Questions in the House of Commons.
At least Theresa May wasn't a hypocrite - unlike clapping Tory weasels who knifed him in the back: HENRY DEEDES sees Boris Johnson getting applauded out of the Commons
Those last slurps of a martini always taste the sweetest. Those final few bars of the national anthem are always sung with the utmost oomph. It was just so when Boris Johnson came to the Commons yesterday to deliver his farewell performance. And my goodness did he play a blinder.
THERESA MAY refused to join in with other members of the Conservative Party in giving a standing ovation to Boris Johnson at his last Prime Minister's Questions. Mr Johnson was applauded by Tories as he made his last appearance as Prime Minister at the weekly fixture. While many Conservatives gifted him with a standing ovation to thank him for his efforts in Government, Ms May seemed reluctant to join in.
Johnson's predecessor refused to honour the outgoing prime minister as he exited the Commons, unlike her colleagues. Theresa May suggested there was no love lost between her and Boris Johnson on Wednesday when she refused to clap him while he left the Commons. The prime minister had just taken part in his final PMQs, although he will not officially leave No.10 until September when his successor has been appointed.
Boris Johnson rounded off his final PMQs with "Hasta la vista baby' as he reeled off his achievements and took a swipe at Rishi Sunak in his advice to his successor Boris Johnson has signed off his final PMQs with a swipe at Rishi Sunak and claimed it was "mission largely accomplished - for now".
Boris Johnson declared “mission largely accomplished” before signing-off his final Prime Minister’s Questions by telling MPs: “Hasta la vista, baby.” The outgoing Prime Minister received a standing ovation from the Conservative benches after concluding his final remarks, although his predecessor Theresa May did not join in with the applause.
BORIS Johnson received a standing ovation from the Conservative benches as he gave a rousing speech at the end of Prime Minister's Questions. Boris Johnson declared "mission largely accomplished" before signing-off his final Prime Minister's Questions by telling MPs: "Hasta la vista, baby."
Boris Johnson finished off his final Prime Minister’s Questions with a tribute to the Terminator. In a possible hint at future political ambitions, he told MPs: ‘Mission – largely accomplished. For now.’ He then said ‘Hasta la vista baby’ and received a standing ovation from many Tory MPs.