Dods at Party Conference 2020

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27 August 2020
The Home Office has been accused of “political point-scoring” over a video claiming that “activist lawyers” are disrupting the return of asylum seekers.
By John Johnston
27 August 2020
With an emaciated Commons presence after three disastrous general election performances, the next Liberal Democrat leader faces an uphill struggle to make the party relevant again. PoliticsHome’s John Johnston speaks to party activists and insiders a...
By John Johnston
27 August 2020
Sir Ed Davey has been selected as the new Liberal Democrat leader after winning a decisive victory over fellow MP Layla Moran.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster
27 August 2020
Matt Hancock has said he cares more about how well his civil servants “perform” in their jobs than whether or not they return to the office, amid pressure on Whitehall to set an example after months of lockdown.
27 August 2020
A new “plain English” guide to 5G has been published by the Government in an effort to dispel conspiracy theories that the technology can harm people’s health.
27 August 2020
Germany has reportedly scrapped plans to discuss Brexit at a high-level meeting next week because Britain and the EU have made no “tangible progress” over the summer.
27 August 2020
People on low incomes who need to self-isolate in areas with high rates of Covid-19 will be able to claim up to £182 under plans unveiled by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster
26 August 2020
Ministers will on Thursday decide whether to ease the wave of coronavirus restrictions facing parts of northern England. Amid signs of a fresh spat between Whitehall and local leaders, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham tells Matt Honeycombe-Foste...
By Eleanor Langford
26 August 2020
The Department for Education’s most senior civil servant has been ousted following the exams fiasco as Boris Johnson called for “fresh official leadership”.
By Eleanor Langford
26 August 2020
Boris Johnson has suggested the confusion over A-Level and GCSE grade estimates in recent weeks was due to a “mutant algorithm”.