Dods at Party Conference 2020

Labour | Conservatives | SNP

By Eleanor Langford
25 September 2020
The Home Secretary Priti Patel has released a statement saying she is “deeply shocked and saddened” following reports a police officer was shot dead on Friday morning in south London.
By Kate Forrester
24 September 2020
Peers claim they are unable to hold the government to account over the coronavirus pandemic because ministers have been ignoring their questions for months.
By Kate Proctor
24 September 2020
Rishi Sunak’s winter economic plan leaves up to three million people without any specific job support and risks significant unemployment, MPs and economic experts have claimed.
By Alain Tolhurst
24 September 2020
The Chancellor has unveiled his replacement for the furlough scheme, with a plan to top up people’s wages for the next six months.
By Kate Proctor
24 September 2020
Attorney General Suella Braverman has clashed with angry MPs over the government's aim to give itself the power to break international law on Brexit, defending the move as a “pretty basic principle of law”.
By Kate Forrester
24 September 2020
A Tory MP has branded the government's decision to row back on plans to reform transgender rights "a crushing disappointment".
By Georgina Bailey
23 September 2020
Andrew Bailey, governor of the Bank England, issued a stark warning earlier this week that even without an increase in Covid-19 cases, “the harder yards are ahead of us” for our economic recovery.
By Kate Proctor
23 September 2020
Police may be asked to patrol a new internal ‘Kent border’ to check whether lorries heading across the Channel and into the EU have the right paperwork from January.
By Alain Tolhurst
23 September 2020
Rishi Sunak will no longer deliver an Autumn Budget after the Treasury said “now is not the right time to outline long-term plans”.
By Eleanor Langford
23 September 2020
Professor John Edmunds, a member of the Sage advisory group, has said the impact on the 10pm curfew will be trivial as he warned current measures do not go “anywhere near far enough”.