Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By John Johnston
10 September 2020
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove is set for an emergency meeting with a senior EU official following anger at the UK's plans to override parts of the Withdrawal Agreement.
By Alain Tolhurst
10 September 2020
Boris Johnson has been accused of an “absolute betrayal of low-paid workers” by TUC boss Frances O'Grady, after he refused to rule out cancelling a planned rise in the National Living Wage.
By Eleanor Langford
9 September 2020
Boris Johnson introduced new restrictions on social gatherings on Wednesday, with Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty warning they may not be “a short-term thing”.
By Alain Tolhurst
9 September 2020
A furious Lindsay Hoyle has threatened to drag Matt Hancock to the Commons to answer questions every day after new lockdown restrictions were announced to the media before Parliament.
By John Johnston
9 September 2020
The health secretary has told people it is "incredibly important" to follow new social gathering limits in England amid a surge in new coronavirus cases.
By Kate Proctor
8 September 2020
Labour MPs are split over how Keir Starmer should approach the latest Brexit clash, with some in leave seats willing him to “stay silent”, despite the remarkable scenes in parliament this week.
By Alain Tolhurst
8 September 2020
The former Prime Minister Theresa May and a number of senior Tories have criticised the Government’s plans to break international law with an update to the Brexit divorce deal.
By Alain Tolhurst
8 September 2020
Matt Hancock has introduced tough new restrictions in Bolton after a wave of new coronavirus infections, which he blamed on “socialising by people in their 20s and 30s”.
By John Johnston and Kate Proctor
8 September 2020
Dawn Butler has doubled down on her support for Extinction Rebellion as she claimed her tweet praising their newspaper protest was removed "accidentally".
By Eleanor Langford
8 September 2020
The head of the government’s legal service has reportedly quit over changes to the Northern Ireland protocol, becoming the sixth senior Whitehall official to resign this year.