So, after all, the Metropolitan Police have decided to investigate potential breaches of the lockdown laws in Downing Street. The commissioner, Cressida Dick, has said the Met is working with the cabinet office and they have enough
As we all know, it has been quite a month for Boris Johnson. The revelations that have come out regarding the Downing Street parties have not only shocked the nation but also deeply impacted him on a personal level. When I look at Boris and what
Boris Johnson on Wednesday rejected opposition calls to resign for attending lockdown parties but accepted that a rule that ministers should lose their jobs if they had knowlingly misled parliament applied to him.
Who should we hold responsible for the Kremlin’s decision to raise the prospect of nuclear war? Any reasonable person might conclude President Vladimir Putin. But of course you can always choose to blame a woman instead. In this case, why not our
A senior Conservative source has disclosed the party’s battle plan for the next election to The Independent. The aim is to draw dividing lines between the Tories and Labour on net zero, national security and cancel culture. It means portraying
As we stare down the barrel of yet another horrific global catastrophe, it feels as if we are in that now-familiar phase in which there is a knee-jerk reaction of outrage should anyone dare to criticise the government. As if to do so would be somehow
It might not be long now before Boris Johnson seals his place in the history books — again, for all the wrong reasons. He could become the first prime minister to get a criminal record. There’s a first: soon, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson may receive an envelope in the post with a fixed
It has been said that Christian Wakeford is a mere career opportunist who detected an early whiff of a Tory bloodbath at the next election. Many on the left and right are suspicious – united in mutual mistrust by a defector in their midst.
It says a lot that, when Boris Johnson found himself trying to wriggle his way out of trouble, he should recklessly smear Keir Starmer with the old lie that he was some sort of accomplice of Jimmy Savile. The fact checking service FullFact explains the background to this infamous