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

Home Secretary Priti Patel grilled over response to coronavirus

The UK’s Telegraph reported that Home Secretary Priti Patel was grilled over response to coronavirus by a Home Affairs Select Committee, chaired by Yvette Cooper. Home Secretary Priti Patel has appeared before the Home Affairs Select Committee to discuss the government’s response to coronavirus. The Home Secretary was questioned by Chair Yvette Cooper over the … Read more Home Secretary Priti Patel grilled over response to coronavirus

The unequal impact of coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

We are told that coronavirus ‘does not discriminate’ – but its impact is disproportionately affecting the poor. Can we prevent it creating a deeper divide in our society? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The burden of keeping the country functioning during the coronavirus crisis is already falling on many of the worse paid of … Read more The unequal impact of coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

Ed Miliband Names Alan Johnson British Shadow Chancellor

New British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has named former Home Secretary Alan Johnson as the new Shadow Chancellor during today’s shadow cabinet reshuffle. The move has been described a “shock” decision, primarily because many political commentators had expected Ed Balls to be given the role. Other key appointments are as follows: British Shadow Cabinet … Read more Ed Miliband Names Alan Johnson British Shadow Chancellor