Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By John Johnston
20 August 2020
As many as 320,000 jobs in rural communities could be at risk as the furlough scheme ends, Labour have warned.
20 August 2020
Boris Johnson has paid tribute to the “remarkable courage and dignity” shown by those who lost loved ones in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing as the killer’s brother was jailed for at least 55 years.
By John Johnston
20 August 2020
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has suggested Gavin Williamson should step down over England's exam results crisis.
By Alain Tolhurst
20 August 2020
The Government has lifted the cap on student numbers taking medical courses as part of a pledge to make sure all students with the required grades get a place at their first choice university in the wake of the exams grading fiasco.
20 August 2020
People coming to the UK from Croatia are expected to be asked to self-isolate for fourteen days in the next round of changes to the country’s quarantine policy.
20 August 2020
Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at the “great deal of hostility” he faced from people in the Labour Party who “don’t want change” during his time as leader.
20 August 2020
Gavin Williamson was warned six weeks ago that the A-level and GCSE grading system used in the absence of this year’s exams could lead to thousands of students being given the wrong results, it has been reported.
20 August 2020
The Conservatives’ poll lead over Labour has fallen to its lowest level since Boris Johnson became prime minister in the wake of this year’s botched exam results.
20 August 2020
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE results on Thursday — but BTEC students will have to wait after more last-minute changes to the grading system were announced.
By John Johnston
19 August 2020
Support for Scottish independence has hit 55 per cent despite Boris Johnson's efforts to defend the Union.