Attempts by successive London mayors to clean up London’s toxic air were “frustrated” by inaction by the Government, and inquest into the death of an asthmatic child has heard.
Boris Johnson promised £1,000 to pubs forced to remain closed under England’s new coronavirus restrictions as he sought to ward off a damaging Tory revolt over the plans.
Pub bosses have warned the cost of closure will far outweigh the £1,000 promised by Boris Johnson for establishments unable to open under England’s new restrictions.
Boris Johnson has announced £1,000 for each pub forced to remain closed by the new tiers of coronavirus controls as he looks to ward off a Conservative rebellion over his post-lockdown plan.
Lord Evans said there has been public “disquiet” about the behaviour of ministers after the Priti Patel bullying controversy.
A senior minister said he has not seen a so-called “secret dossier” showing that dozens of sectors are in trouble as the Government braces for a Tory revolt on a toughened set of coronavirus controls.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has closed the SNP's first virtual conference, promising a second referendum on independence to be held in the "early part" of the next parliament.
The Prime Minister is braced for a damaging Tory rebellion as MPs vote on a new toughened system of tiered coronavirus controls for England.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned Conservative MPs threatening to rebel against new coronavirus restrictions that backing them is key in avoiding a third national lockdown.
Boris Johnson has defended his plans for a tiered system to replace the national lockdown in England as he seeks to quell a rebellion against the restrictions from Tory MPs.
The preferred date for a new referendum on Scottish independence is "very likely" to be included in the SNP manifesto for next year's Holyrood elections, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Boris Johnson will be forced to rely on Labour to get coronavirus restrictions through Parliament with up to 100 Conservatives unhappy about the tiers system, a Cabinet minister has admitted.
Boris Johnson will publish an impact assessment of coronavirus restrictions as he seeks to convince Conservative backbenchers to support the introduction of a new tier system.
The SNP needs to learn from Joe Biden as the party attempts to win a second independence referendum, Scottish Constitution Secretary Mike Russell has said.
England could face a third wave of coronavirus if ministers fail to “get the balance right” with restrictions, the Foreign Secretary has said, as he tried to persuade Tory rebels to back the tier system.
SNP members must “keep heart, keep the heid and keep the faith” as they push for independence, the party’s Westminster leader will tell its conference.
Boris Johnson has warned there will be “disastrous consequences” for the NHS without the introduction of new tiered coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends next week.
Boris Johnson has written to Conservative MPs offering them a second vote on the coronavirus tier system early next year as he seeks to head off a backbench rebellion in the Commons this week.
A majority for the SNP at next year’s Scottish Parliament election will force the Prime Minister into allowing another independence referendum, the party’s depute leader has said.
Boris Johnson has appointed a minister to take charge of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, as his Government seeks to quell a backbench rebellion over the new tier system.
Ambitious rapid coronavirus testing plans for England threaten to become a distraction from other key goals such as the roll-out of a vaccine, prominent health officials have warned.
Island skippers feel "betrayed" and are fearful for their futures, after the Home Office backtracked on immigration promises made by Boris Johnson.
Joanna Cherry QC has said Scotland is on a “highway” to independence and will leave the UK at the next “exit” as she pushed for her party to pursue a “Plan B”.
Any relaxation of restrictions over the festive period will result in a “large” rise in coronavirus transmission rates and prevalence “could easily double”, scientists advising the Government have said.
Coronavirus restrictions could be eased in parts of England before Christmas, ministers have signalled, as they attempt to head off a growing Tory revolt.
Coronavirus vaccines should be labelled with the Union flag, Downing Street have reportedly demanded.
Ministers have raised the prospect that some coronavirus restrictions in England could be eased before Christmas as they seek to head off a growing Tory revolt.
The decision to impose tough restrictions on 99% of England has prompted a furious reaction with Boris Johnson facing a Tory revolt over his post-lockdown plans.
Tier 2 of the latest restrictions to be implemented across large parts of England after national lockdown ends will “hold the line” but not bring cases down, the chief medical officer for England said.
More than 55 million people face tougher coronavirus restrictions in England after December 2 as Boris Johnson warned any easing off could lead to another national lockdown in the new year.