Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By John Johnston
4 September 2020
Former Australian PM Tony Abbott has been made an adviser to the UK board of trade despite days of controversy over his comments on women and LGBT people.
By John Johnston
4 September 2020
Holidaymakers and travel firms have been left baffled by increasingly divergent approaches taken by the UK, Welsh and Scottish governments to imposing quarantine restrictions on those returning from abroad.
By John Johnston
4 September 2020
Britain's supply chains are at risk of "severe" distruption from new post-Brexit rules unless ministers take urgent action, industry groups have warned.
By John Johnston
3 September 2020
Rachel Reeves sparked an internal party row after she called on Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard to "consider his position".
By Alain Tolhurst
3 September 2020
Liz Truss has hit back at Labour over criticism of Tony Abbott’s planned appointment to a Government role, bringing up John McDonnell’s “lynching” comments and attacking the party for never electing a female leader.
By Kate Forrester
3 September 2020
Ministers are set to trial a mass coronavirus testing programme, which will see the general population screened weekly for the virus, as people are urged to return to work and school.
By Alain Tolhurst
2 September 2020
In a meeting with new Tory MPs the Prime Minister and the Chancellor admitted there were “choppy waters” ahead and the tough times are “likely to get tougher”.
By Eleanor Langford
2 September 2020
Roger Taylor defended his organisation’s response to the exams crisis, which saw calculated grades replaced with teacher predictions last-minute following a backlash.
By Eleanor Langford
2 September 2020
The Government is set to launch its £2bn ‘KickStart’ scheme on Wednesday as fresh data show the number of young people claiming benefits doubled during lockdown.
By Eleanor Langford
2 September 2020
The Chancellor is reportedly pushing for international aid spending to be diverted towards upgrades to the UK’s intelligence capabilities amid an overhaul of foreign and defence policy.