Rishi Sunak is bookies’ favourite to take over as Prime Minister if Boris Johnson goes

Rishi Sunak is bookies’ favourite to take over as Prime Minister if Boris Johnson goes… with Penny Mordaunt a close second Rishi Sunak leads to be the next Conservative leader on 3/1 with William Hill  Sajid Javid is on 7/1 and the most experienced as home secretary and chancellor  Penny Mordaunt the former defence secretary is a … Read more

Boris Johnson compares Ukraine conflict to Falklands war in dig at Argentina

Boris Johnson compares Ukraine conflict to Falklands war in dig at Argentina PM said he was ‘disappointed’ issue was raised as he met Argentinian president  He met Alberto Fernandez on Monday at G7 summit on response to Russia’s war  PM said sacrifice of lives ‘vindicated’ Falklanders’ right to choose their future Reportedly Mr Fernandez responded ‘we … Read more

Carrie Johnson dons a rented Emilia Wickstead dress at Royal Ascot 

A bit of all white! Carrie Johnson dons a rented Emilia Wickstead dress and an Anne Gretton jockey hat as she steps out at Royal Ascot Carrie Johnson showcased her style prowess once again today at Royal Ascot The Prime Minister’s wife, 34, stunned in an Emilia Wickstead white dress Rented from MyWardrobeHQ, in keeping with … Read more

No10 says ‘no plans’ to kick bishops out of House of Lords after they criticised Rwanda migrant plan

Boris steers away from bishop bashing: Number 10 says there are ‘no plans’ to kick clergy out of House of Lords after they claimed Rwanda migrant plan ‘shames’ Britain PM has ‘no plans’ to kick 26 bishops out of the House of Lords, Number 10 says The Church leadership criticised an ‘immoral’ plan to send … Read more

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Starmer refuses to say party would axe them

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Keir Starmer’s team repeatedly refuses to say party would axe them – while shadow minister Yvette Cooper was telling MPs the scheme was ‘putting our country to shame’ Yvette Cooper branded policy  ‘Government by gimmick’ in the Commons  But spokesman for Keir Starmer refused to confirm … Read more

SNP claims Scots independence referendum could happen in October next year

SNP claims Sturgeon’s Scottish independence referendum could happen in October next year – despite ministers warning she should wait until at least 2039 after ‘once-in-a-generation’ contest Nicola Sturgeon has launched a White Paper setting out independence bid  She accused Boris Johnson of failing to respect democracy by refusing poll call Ms Sturgeon accused of focusing … Read more

Boris faces test of Tory MPs’ support at PMQs

Defiant Boris Johnson swiped that Tory critics do not like the ‘big and remarkable’ things his government is doing as MPs lined up behind him at PMQs. The premier was given a solid reception with cheers as he arrived in the Commons for the regular session – the first opportunity to take the temperature in the chamber … Read more

Boris Johnson’s fightback: Rebels who try to unseat him will face the axe and tax cuts are pledged

Serial rebels who continue to agitate against Boris Johnson could be kicked out of the party as he prepares to launch a fightback to shore up his damaged leadership. The Prime Minister is expected to embark on a policy blitz in the coming days, including measures to extend the right to buy to housing association … Read more

Priti Patel warns Tory party plotters to ‘forget’ trying to oust Boris Johnson and dismisses rebels

Allies of Boris Johnson have accused MPs trying to topple him of being ‘self-indulgent, narcissistic and contemptuous’ – as Priti Patel led Cabinet ministers in rallying around the PM and told plotters to ‘forget it’. Tory rebels think they could get enough support for a confidence vote next week, and the Prime Minister is said to be increasingly … Read more