That’s the biggest Covid rebellion since December 2, when 53 Tory backbenchers opposed the tiering plan.
“I do think it is sensible to wait just a little longer.” The Prime Minister’s Covid statement. Full text.
“By being cautious now we have the chance – in the next four weeks – to save many thousands of lives by vaccinating millions more people.”
The awards are understandably concentrated on the fight against Covid-19, but Oliver Lewis and Earl Howe are also recognised.
MPs including Thérèse Coffey and Vicky Ford congratulated the couple as the story broke yesterday evening.
The Union, an advanced research agency and a commitment to better housing featured in the plans today.
He was running against Olivia Seccombe, from the National Farmers’ Union, and Nikki da Costa, Downing Street’s Director of Legislative Affairs.
Cummings claims Johnson tried to halt the “chatty rat” inquiry – because it would cause him “serious problems” with Symonds
He denies being the source of leaks about it and Dyson; is silent on the Saudi-related leak about Newcastle United.
“We have abandoned our people.” Mercer is sacked – and accuses Johnson of letting down Northern Ireland veterans.
“I have fought and bled alongside them…and I have a duty to stand alongside them.”
‘We give thanks, as a nation and a Kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip’. The Prime Minister’s tribute – full text.
“Her Majesty said that our country owed her husband ‘a greater debt than he would ever claim or we shall ever know’ and I am sure that estimate is correct.”
The former Cabinet Minister and ’22 Executive Vice-Chairman leaves a majority of 16,223 in Chesham & Amersham.
He tells the Spring Forum the party needs to get ready for the elections in May, but before that he is looking forward to a pint and a haircut.
That’s five times as many as the seven who took the same course last October, but fewer than the 53 who revolted over tiering.
The Government won the division during yesterday’s consideration of the Trade Bill by 18 votes.
“We will work with China where that is consistent with our values and interests.” Johnson’s Integrated Review statement. Full text.
“Our international goals rest upon keeping our people safe at home and deterring those who would do us harm.”
“I do want to be honest about what I mean by sustainable public finances”. Sunak’s statement. Full text.
His three part plan: protecting jobs and livelihoods. Securing the public finances. And laying foundations for the future.