Well, it was good while it lasted. The news this morning is dominated by the announcement that coronavirus restrictions are again being tightened and that, from Monday, people in England
Chris Grayling has resigned as a member of the intelligence and security committee six weeks after he was humiliatingly defeated in his attempt to become chair of the parliamentary watchdog.
MPs are calling on Jacob Rees-Mogg to extend the system that has allowed them to work from home, which is due to expire next week as the summer recess ends.
He enjoys an effective Commons majority of 87, but Boris Johnson has always preferred an absent parliament to one that is sitting. When he ousted Theresa May 13 months ago,
7.24am EDT 07:24 Nick Fletcher, a Conservative, says Doncaster needs a new hospital. Johnson says he will be visiting Doncaster very soon to discuss this. 7.23am EDT 07:23 The SNP’s
7.02am EDT 07:02 Boris Johnson starts by saying Sunday is the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. He offers his condolences to the families of the 72 people who
7.38am EDT 07:38 Theresa May, the former Tory PM, asks for an assurance that the UK will continue to get access to EU databases needed for fighting crime from next
People from black ethnic groups were most likely to be diagnosed. Death rates from Covid-19 were highest among people of black and Asian ethnic groups. This is the opposite of
Harriet Harman, the chair of parliament’s joint committee on human rights (JCHR), has called for MPs to be allowed to vote on a data protection bill safeguarding widespread use of
5.23am EDT 05:23 For once political Twitter has found something it can agree on. Here is a selection of messages of congratulations to the PM coming from MPs. From Sajid