Pub-goers should “go back to drinking a yard of ale” to celebrate the reopening of pubs while adhering to revised social distancing guidance, Jacob Rees-Mogg said.
Boris Johnson is facing a possible Tory revolt over plans to end online voting for MPs during the coronavirus crisis, as the Government came under criticism from the equality watchdog.
Boris Johnson is facing a possible Tory revolt over controversial plans to end online voting in Parliament, which could exclude vulnerable MPs from fully representing their constituents during the coronavirus crisis.
MPs will return to Westminster on Tuesday after the Government dropped virtual proceedings, despite concerns shielding politicians will be unable to attend.
The Scottish Tories have called for Holyrood to return to business as the country moves into the first phase of easing lockdown.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has been accused of forcing MPs to return to Westminster, after bungling a bid to end the hybrid Parliament.
MPs are set to return to Parliament next week after new advice indicated that votes cannot safely take place via the lobbies.
MPs who want to keep the virtual Parliament going beyond June 2 are “lazy” and “work-shy”, a Tory MP has claimed.
Plans for MPs to return to Westminster next month risk creating 650 Covid-19 “super-spreaders”, a Labour MP has warned.
Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused Labour of opposing the return of MPs to Westminster in order to “stymie” the Government.
Sir Lindsay Hoyle has insisted he will suspend Commons proceedings if they get too crowded after the Government pressed for MPs to return within weeks.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned that the lockdown will not be eased “overnight” as the UK prepares for changes to the current measures in place to control the coronavirus spread.
Anger over lack of supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS workers is growing as a desperately needed consignment of 400,000 gowns was delayed.
Ministers are resisting demands for an emergency recall of Parliament to respond to urgent questions about the coronavirus outbreak.
New Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has demanded “urgent talks” with the Government to ensure MPs can probe ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Boris Johnson’s right-hand man has topped a list of the world’s worst-dressed men.
Stormzy has launched an online tirade against Jacob Rees-Mogg over comments made about the Grenfell fire.
Aberdeenshire Council leader Jim Gifford made the comment after the Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg branded the Scottish Government’s use of taxpayers’ money as “wasteful”.
THE Scottish Government has been criticised for failing to provide a local authority with the funds to deal with a “bridge crisis”.
Channel 4 has announced a new Brexit documentary with intimate access to leading figures in British politics.
Damon Albarn has described the prospect of Jacob Rees-Mogg becoming prime minister as “really terrifying” as he reaffirmed a promise to leave the country if the “extremist” took power.