Media ‘mob mentality’ attacked by Tory election mastermind Sir Lynton Crosby

Sir Lynton Crosby has blamed the media for stoking up a “mob mentality” around issues like Dominic Cummings’ trip, Black Lives Matter and the #metoo movement. The Conservative election strategist – behind many victories – warned the coverage of these matters “alienates many, many voters”. He said journalists often increase the intensity of a particular … Read more Media ‘mob mentality’ attacked by Tory election mastermind Sir Lynton Crosby

Chopper’s Politics Podcast: The Civic Duty to Back Businesses

Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Lord Norman Tebbit, former chairman of the Conservative party and prominent cabinet minister during the Thatcher era joins Christopher Hope to discuss if we’re in a Cummings government or a Johnson one, what we think we can learn from the 1980s about the unemployment crisis to come, and the department … Read more Chopper’s Politics Podcast: The Civic Duty to Back Businesses

Planet Normal: Conservative Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey on why London needs a Tory

Subscribe to Planet Normal to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/planetnormal Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for London Mayor, touches down on Planet Normal, alongside Telegraph columnists, Allison Pearson and Liam Halligan. The former Special Advisor to the PM tells Allison why we’re in for a “summer of discontent”, why Labour hasn’t been able … Read more Planet Normal: Conservative Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey on why London needs a Tory

Sir Keir Starmer Says Boris Johnson Has Been ‘Asleep at the Wheel’ | Good Morning Britain

Sir Keir Starmer has overtaken Boris Johnson as the nation’s choice of best prime minister, a shock new poll revealed yesterday. After a week in which the Government has been mired in a ‘cash-for-access’ row over a Tory donor and continued concerns over its handling of coronavirus, the Labour leader has taken a two-point lead. … Read more Sir Keir Starmer Says Boris Johnson Has Been ‘Asleep at the Wheel’ | Good Morning Britain

PM has ‘full confidence’ in Jenrick over ‘cash for favours’ row | ITV News

Boris Johnson is again backing Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick over a “cash for favours” row, saying he has “full confidence” in the minister amid calls from Labour for an “inquiry into his behaviour”. Mr Jenrick is under increasing pressure after documents revealed the extent of contact between himself and multi-millionaire Tory donor Richard Desmond before … Read more PM has ‘full confidence’ in Jenrick over ‘cash for favours’ row | ITV News

Robert Jenrick urged to approve housing plan ‘so Marxists don’t get doe for nothing’ | ITV News

A multi-millionaire Tory donor urged Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick to approve a development scheme so that “Marxists” did not get “doe for nothing”, texts between the two have revealed. The revelation came as Mr Jenrick published letters and texts connected to a major property development in east London. The move came after Mr Jenrick told … Read more Robert Jenrick urged to approve housing plan ‘so Marxists don’t get doe for nothing’ | ITV News

Housing minister pressured to resign over £1bn property deal

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick “insisted” a planning decision for a £1bn property development should be rushed through so a Tory donor’s company could avoid paying up to £50m in tax. He has faced accusations of “cash for favours” after it emerged Richard Desmond had given the Conservative party £12,000 two weeks after the scheme for … Read more Housing minister pressured to resign over £1bn property deal

Sunak MP: ‘Real change doesn’t come from wanton destruction’

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP speaks about racist incidents he has personally experienced, whether he would want to be the next Tory leader, and the protests in London.   SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews     Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews      Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews     Follow us on … Read more Sunak MP: ‘Real change doesn’t come from wanton destruction’

How ministers have been floundering in their defence of Dominic Cummings

Since allegations first emerged on 19 April that Dominic Cummings had flouted lockdown measures while ill with coronavirus symptoms, the prime minister and members of the cabinet have been floundering to defend the adviser from accusations that he broke government guidance he helped devise. Cummings has admitted to, but not apologised for, travelling to his family’s home … Read more How ministers have been floundering in their defence of Dominic Cummings

Meg Hillier and Yvette Cooper question Boris Johnson on Dominic Cummings

Boris Johnson was grilled over the conduct of his adviser Dominic Cummings on Wednesday during a virtual liaison committee hearing. When asked by Labour’s Meg Hillier, who chairs the public accounts committee, if he saw any evidence to prove the allegations against Cummings were false, Johnson confirmed but refused to commit to sharing said evidence. … Read more Meg Hillier and Yvette Cooper question Boris Johnson on Dominic Cummings

Tory Revolt: MPs call for Cummings to resign

Dominic Cumming’s attempt to end the controversy surrounding his lockdown trip to Durham by facing the media appears to have failed. Over 30 Conservative MPs now say the Prime Minister’s top adviser should quit. Sky’s Deputy Political Editor Sam Coates reports. #coronavirus #COVID19 #uk SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us … Read more Tory Revolt: MPs call for Cummings to resign

Johnson government in danger of becoming ‘laughing stock’ – Tory activist Tim Montgomerie

Earlier we were joined by Tim Montgomerie, a Conservative activist who has said he is “embarrassed to have ever backed Boris Johnson for high office” following the Prime Minister’s support for Dominic Cummings. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) We were also joined by Alastair Campbell, who served as Director of Communications for Prime Minister Tony Blair. We contacted … Read more Johnson government in danger of becoming ‘laughing stock’ – Tory activist Tim Montgomerie

Dominic Cummings: How the lockdown furore unfolded | Coronavirus

The country is in uproar over revelations that Downing Street senior aide Dominic Cummings and his wife drove 260 miles to his parents’ home in Durham when they began to exhibit signs of the Covid-19 virus while the country was in lockdown.  But Boris Johnson has defended his special adviser’s actions and Mr Cummings made a rare … Read more Dominic Cummings: How the lockdown furore unfolded | Coronavirus

Live: Dominic Cummings makes rare public statement amid anger from Tory MPs | ITV News

Dominic Cummings has moved to justify his actions for travelling to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown in a statement made on Monday, saying he does not regret his decision. The government adviser has come under increasing pressure to resign due to his actions but will be staying on. Mr Cummings said during his statement in … Read more Live: Dominic Cummings makes rare public statement amid anger from Tory MPs | ITV News