Robert Buckland blames new lockdown on people failing to self-isolate

Robert Buckland today blamed the new coronavirus lockdown on people failing to self-isolate when they have been told to as Tory MPs signalled they will not back national restrictions again.  The Justice Secretary said a refusal to stick to quarantine rules after testing positive or coming into close contact with someone who has was ‘one … Read more Robert Buckland blames new lockdown on people failing to self-isolate

Fatcat lawyers getting £142,000-a-year pay rises while junior staff laid off

Fatcat lawyers are getting £142,000-a-year pay rises while taxpayers pick up bill for furloughed workers and junior staff get laid off Top lawyers have come under fire for getting pay rises of up to £142,00 a year Some firms laid of junior staff on grounds of Covid, an investigation revealed  All but three of 33 … Read more Fatcat lawyers getting £142,000-a-year pay rises while junior staff laid off

Parole Board hearings may be opened to crime victims under planned review of the way it operates 

Parole Board hearings may be opened to crime victims under planned review of the way it operates Justice Secretary Robert Buckland will announce a review of the parole system It could mean crime victims would be able to attend hearings for the first time Move follows criticism of the handling of black cab rapist John … Read more Parole Board hearings may be opened to crime victims under planned review of the way it operates 

Boris Johnson strikes compromise deal with Tory rebels on Brexit

Boris Johnson caved in to Tory rebels tonight over his controversial plans to tear up parts of the Brexit divorce deal in breach of international law, agreeing to give MPs more power to prevent it being used. No10 has agreed to amend the Internal Market Act to give the Commons an effective power of veto to … Read more Boris Johnson strikes compromise deal with Tory rebels on Brexit

Boris Johnson ‘strikes compromise deal with Tory rebels on Brexit’

Boris Johnson has agreed a compromise deal with Tory rebels over his controversial plans to tear up parts of the Brexit divorce deal, it was claimed today.  The Prime Minister is said to have met with Conservative backbenchers who are concerned about his proposals to override the Withdrawal Agreement in his House of Commons office … Read more Boris Johnson ‘strikes compromise deal with Tory rebels on Brexit’

EU chief says chances of Brexit trade deal ‘fading every day’

Ursula von der Leyen today warned hopes of the EU and UK agreeing a trade deal are fading with every passing day as tensions remain high over Boris Johnson’s plans to tear up parts of the Brexit divorce deal.   The President of the European Commission hit out at the Prime Minister’s proposals to override the … Read more EU chief says chances of Brexit trade deal ‘fading every day’

Robert Buckland hints at Brexit compromise to win over Tory rebels 

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland today hinted the Government could strike a compromise with Tory rebels over its plans to tear up parts of the Brexit divorce deal.  Ministers have admitted Boris Johnson‘s proposals to override parts of the Withdrawal Agreement would break international law, sparking a rebellion by Conservative backbenchers.  The rebels want Parliament to … Read more Robert Buckland hints at Brexit compromise to win over Tory rebels 

Michel Barnier urges Boris Johnson to ‘stick to facts’ on Brexit

Michel Barnier today urged Boris Johnson to ‘stick to facts’ on Brexit as relations between the EU and UK further deteriorated over the Prime Minister’s plans to tear up parts of the Withdrawal Agreement.  The EU’s top negotiator said the two sides had agreed to a ‘delicate compromise’ last year and the bloc ‘could not … Read more Michel Barnier urges Boris Johnson to ‘stick to facts’ on Brexit

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland says PM’s Brexit plans are an ‘insurance policy’

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland today repeatedly dodged questions over whether he will resign if the Government goes ahead with its plans to break international law over Brexit.  Mr Buckland, who as Lord Chancellor has taken an oath to protect the rule of law, said Boris Johnson‘s proposals to tear up parts of the EU divorce … Read more Justice Secretary Robert Buckland says PM’s Brexit plans are an ‘insurance policy’

Lorraine Kelly details her struggle with suffering a miscarriage in candid post

Lorraine Kelly has detailed the pain of going through a miscarriage as she claimed it ‘never leaves you.’ The TV presenter, 60, took to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to a post by First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, who shared the story of the country’s Justice Minister Humza Yousaf and his wife Nadia El-Nakla … Read more Lorraine Kelly details her struggle with suffering a miscarriage in candid post