Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By Alain Tolhurst
21 September 2020
The Joint Biosecurity Centre has recommended the Covid-19 alert level for the UK be increased to level 4, meaning transmission of the virus is "high or rising exponentially".
By Kate Forrester
20 September 2020
The UK's coronavirus numbers are "heading in the wrong direction", the government's most senior advisers have warned ahead of a live briefing on what could happen next.
By Kate Forrester
20 September 2020
Labour would back Boris Johnson on imposing a second national lockdown if it was deemed necessary, Sir Keir Starmer has said.
By Kate Forrester
20 September 2020
Matt Hancock has urged people to report their neighbours for flouting coronavirus rules as he announced heavy new penalties for those who fail to self-isolate when asked.
By Kate Proctor
18 September 2020
Labour's Nick Thomas-Symonds has expressed concern the government has "something to hide" as the findings of an inquiry into the home secretary's behaviour are still to be released after seven months.
By Eleanor Langford
18 September 2020
Coronavirus hotspots across the UK have been subjected to localised lockdown restrictions in a bid to slow the spread of the virus—use PoliticsHome’s interactive map to find out what restrictions apply where.
By Alain Tolhurst
18 September 2020
Amal Clooney has resigned as a UK special envoy in protest at what she calls a “lamentable” plan to “violate an international treaty signed by the Prime Minister less than a year ago”.
By Alain Tolhurst
18 September 2020
Matt Hancock has refused to rule out putting the whole of the UK back into lockdown amid a spike in coronavirus cases, saying it “isn't something that we ever take off the table”.
By John Johnston
17 September 2020
Two private firms handed almost £200m to run part of the government’s test and trace system will not face any financial penalties if they fail to deliver the services properly.
By Eleanor Langford
17 September 2020
Plans by the National Police Air Service (NPAS) to use Israeli military-grade drones to replace helicopters and aeroplanes have raised concerns among privacy campaigners.