Covid UK: Pregnant women should get Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, government advisors say

Pregnant women in Britain should be offered Pfizer or Moderna‘s coronavirus vaccine, UK medical bosses concluded today. Number 10‘s vaccine advisory panel said real-world data from the rollout in the US had shown the two American jabs were safe for expectant mothers.  The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is now encouraging all pregnant … Read more

A revenge brewing since Eton: The true motive behind Boris Johnson’s inquiry into David Cameron 

As Mayor of London, Boris Johnson breezed one day into Downing Street to talk to David Cameron about his budget settlement for City Hall. He wanted a bumper payday for Londoners. But Cameron, the Prime Minister for four years, was not well disposed to his fellow Old Etonian. He believed, with some justification, that the … Read more

David Cameron Greensill lobbying row: Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’

Labour accuses Rishi Sunak of ‘running scared’ over David Cameron Greensill lobbying row after he dodges grilling in the House of Commons as Government sends junior minister to answer questions Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds was granted urgent question on the issue She wanted to get answers from Chancellor Rishi Sunak but he failed to attend … Read more

Boris Johnson: David Cameron Greensill lobbying investigation has ‘carte blanche’ to ask anything

The government’s former head of procurement became an adviser to Greensill while he was still a civil servant, it emerged today.   The Cabinet Office revealed that Bill Crothers was already working for the firm before he left the civil service in November 2015.  In a letter to the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA), Cabinet … Read more

Boris Johnson’s Gulf envoy ‘offered six-figure role by lobbying firm with interests in region’

Boris Johnson’s close aide and Gulf envoy Lord Udny-Lister ‘discussed six-figure second job with lobbying firm with clients in the region’ Lord Udny-Lister had discussions with Finsbury Glover Hering, it was reported He was made PM’s ‘special envoy for the Gulf and special projects’ in February  He declined Finsbury Glover Hering role after being approached … Read more

Boris Johnson: Greensill lobbying probe to be given ‘carte blanche’

Boris Johnson today said there are questions that need to be ‘satisfied’ over the David Cameron Greensill lobbying row as he insisted an independent probe will be given ‘carte blanche’ to ask anybody anything.  The Prime Minister said he wants a review led by Nigel Boardman to be ‘done quickly’, with the legal expert to … Read more

Covid UK: Daily deaths HALVE in a week to 13 while cases rise 29%

Daily Covid cases have jumped by nearly a third in a week, official figures revealed today in the first sign that England’s four-day Easter weekend may have fuelled a spike in transmission. Department of Health bosses posted another 3,568 positive tests across the UK – the highest daily toll since April 1. Deaths have halved … Read more

Britain’s daily Covid deaths HALVE in a week with 13 more victims

Britain’s daily coronavirus deaths have halved in a week while infections have risen slightly, official data revealed today as England took its next step towards freedom. Department of Health chiefs posted 13 more lab-confirmed victims after recording just seven yesterday — which was the first time the daily fatality count was in single figures since … Read more

Covid England: Some areas have still only vaccinated HALF of over-50s

Parts of England have still only vaccinated half of citizens over the age of 50, as the NHS prepares to move onto people in their 40s.   Some areas of the country have stormed ahead and managed to reach more than 96 per cent of people in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and above, exceeding Number … Read more