Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By Kate Forrester
23 August 2020
A week of "chaos, confusion and incompetence" by Boris Johnson's government has put the heralded return of all schools in September at "serious risk", Sir Keir Starmer has warned.
By Alain Tolhurst
21 August 2020
Layla Moran has strongly criticised the recent leadership of the Liberal Democrats for presiding over a decade of decline — and implicated her rival Sir Ed Davey in the party losing the trust of voters.
By Alain Tolhurst
21 August 2020
The ban on evictions during the coronavirus pandemic is being extended for another four weeks after the Government bowed to pressure from campaigners and opposition parties.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster
21 August 2020
Ministers have come under fire after it emerged families of frontline workers who have died from coronavirus will lose access to welfare payments if they receive compensation from the Government.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster and Alain Tolhurst
21 August 2020
The European Union has accused Britain of showing no “willingness to take on board the EU's priorities” as the latest round of post-Brexit talks ended without a breakthrough.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster
21 August 2020
Conservative grandee Francis Maude has been drafted in to review the Cabinet Office in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Matt Honeycombe-Foster
21 August 2020
Britain’s national debt has topped £2trillion for the first time as the Government borrowed billions to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, new figures show.
21 August 2020
British negotiators have sought to break the deadlock over the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union by submitting a draft free trade agreement, it has been reported.
21 August 2020
Holidaymakers in Croatia face a race to return to Britain before Saturday morning as the Government imposed fresh quarantine restrictions on those arriving from the Balkan destination.
By Alain Tolhurst
21 August 2020
Almost half a million people will be placed at risk of eviction when a ban on enforcement action introduced because of the coronavirus pandemic is lifted this weekend, a group of local councils is warning.