Ministers will 'look again' at reforms that lead to 'ugly' buildings

Ministers will ‘look again’ at controversial planning reforms that lead to ‘ugly developments’, promises Oliver Dowden New Conservative Party chairman acknowledged concerns of grassroots Tories  Mr Dowden said Conservatives were ‘looking again at our planning reforms’ He said ‘additional safeguards’ are needed to stop ugly developments  Ministers will ‘look again’ at planning reforms that lead to ‘ugly developments’, Oliver Dowden […]

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Ministers lash back at 'disproportionate' suspension of cricket star

Ministers lash back at ‘disproportionate and absurd’ suspension of England cricketer Ollie Robinson over ‘stupid tweets he sent as a teenager’ Ollie Robinson will miss the second Test against New Zealand, the ECB confirms  The 27-year-old was left ashamed after unearthing of historic offensive tweets  The bowler has been suspended amid an ECB investigation into the matter  Captain Joe Root […]

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Ministers promise 'lifetime skills guarantee' in Queen's Speech

Queen’s Speech: Ministers promise ‘lifetime skills guarantee’ to get people into well-paid jobs after hammer blow from coronavirus crisis Boris Johnson unveils Lifetime Skills Guarantee at heart of the Queen’s Speech Means every adult will have access to a flexible loan for higher-level education PM said shake-up will provide ‘rocket fuel’ to the nation’s recovery from Covid  Every adult will […]

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Ministers did NOT consider harm of mandatory masks in classrooms

Ministers did NOT consider harm of forcing children to wear face masks in classrooms, leaked Government documents show Mandatory since March for secondary pupils in England to wear face coverings Campaign groups say multiple reports of harm to physical and mental wellbeing Leaked documents said that officials ‘did not consider’ potential harms Ministers turned a blind eye to the negative […]

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Ministers use of secret 'Mission Impossible' texting app faces courtroom showdown

BORIS Johnson’s alleged use of an ultra-secretive messaging app that destroys texts after sending faces a courtroom challenge. Last year The Sun revealed the PM had joined Signal, the most secure digital communication app on the open market, alongside a host of other ministers and officials. It gives users the option of being able to self-destruct their messages within a […]

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Ministers plot to allow chlorinated chicken in to UK supermarkets

Ministers plot to allow chlorinated chicken and other poor-quality US imports in to UK supermarkets under ‘dual tariff scheme’ as they seek quick trade deal with Donald Trump Scheme would allow heavy duties on low-quality imports like chlorine chicken  But better quality imports would face lighter duties if the US agreed to terms Trade Secretary Liz Truss wants a quick […]

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