She said: “I was told that at the reshuffle meeting in Downing Street that ‘Muslimness’ was raised as an ‘issue’, that there were concerns ‘that I wasn’t loyal to the party as I didn’t do enough to defend the party against Islamophobia allegations’.”
The destruction of the UK’s land-based wind energy industry by the Tory government exemplifies why so many people were out being arrested in recent direct actions by Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil. In 2015, the David Cameron
The last time a minority Labour government was formed after an election was in February 1974. There was no “coalition of chaos” then. There wasn’t even a coalition of stability. Harold Wilson chose to go it alone, presenting Labour’s programme for government in the Queen’s Speech and winning the vote on it in the House of Commons.
Boris Johnson will probably succeed when it comes to selling his new three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions in England to the public, but persuading fractious, lockdown-sceptic Conservative MPs to buy it will prove more tricky.
According to accounts the 54-year-old, who recently separated from his wife, was drinking in a local pub until last orders – and was urged to move onto the club by fellow drinkers.
As our country went through the toughest days of the pandemic, it was workers on the front line, in back rooms and in their living rooms who got us through it. And what is their reward? A government that heaps their own