Ministers defend Priti Patel insisting SHE suffers online racist abuse

Ministers defend Priti Patel insisting SHE suffers online racist abuse after Home Secretary was blasted by England star Tyrone Mings for ‘stoking the fire’ of racism – as Labour’s Angela Rayner demands she ‘take the knee and apologise’ Stephen Barclay jumped to Priti Patel’s defense after Tyrone Mings accused her of ‘stoking the fire’ of racism Mings said she had

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Ministers plead for MISSING Brazil variant patient to come forward

Could the Brazil variant derail lockdown exit? Boris Johnson defends border measures as he vows ‘massive effort’ to stop ‘vaccine dodging’ strain spreading further in UK amid desperate hunt for MISSING patient who tested positive WEEKS ago Six cases of Brazilian mutant strain of coronavirus have been detected in England and Scotland, officials said Three people flying into Aberdeen from

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Ministers meeting TODAY to finalise Boris's lockdown roadmap

Ministers hold top-level meeting TODAY to finalise Boris Johnson’s lockdown roadmap before it is revealed tomorrow – as ex-PM Tony Blair ‘lobbies on behalf of airlines to get vaccine passports for foreign holidays into the plans’ Senior Cabinet figures will join the Prime Minister on a call this afternoon  They include Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Chancellor Rishi Sunak  Cabinet

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Ministers: New roads in Britain should be named after VC heroes

New roads in Britain should be named after Victoria Cross heroes, say ministers, as Government continues its ‘war on woke’ Plans to rename roads after recipients of the Victoria and George Cross backed by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick ‘Common Sense’ group of MPs also proposed plans for statues in home towns It comes after Birmingham

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Conflict concern: Minister’s former employer handled review into his office

A federal inquiry into the office of Assistant Minister Michael Sukkar was outsourced to the law firm he used to work for, sparking questions over a conflict of interest in its findings. The Finance Department chose national law firm Ashurst to run the review after revelations in August of branch-stacking and smear campaigns by Liberal Party operatives hired at taxpayer

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Ministers face class action from Victorians retrenched during lockdown

The Andrews government faces a new class action on behalf of workers retrenched during the coronavirus second wave, amid claims the hotel quarantine bungle forced thousands out of work. A statement of claim filed in the Victorian Supreme Court this week is one of three cases against the government, dragging Health Minister Jenny Mikakos and Jobs Minister Martin Pakula into

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Ministers promise a better deal for Afghan interpreters

Ministers promise a better deal for Afghan interpreters who helped British forces but were denied sanctuary Afghan translators who worked with British troops will be rewarded   Just 2 interpreters have been allowed into the UK under a 2-year-old scheme  Former defence secretary Gavin Williamson promised at the time that 50 interpreters would be given the green light along with their

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Ministers spent £220million setting up and running barely used temporary NHS coronavirus hospitals

  MINISTERS spent £220million setting up and running temporary NHS coronavirus hospitals that have barely been used. Seven “Nightingales” were created in the last three months to cope with an expected surge in demand for beds. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates These were in London, Exeter, Bristol, Birmingham, Harrogate, Manchester and County Durham.

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Ministers refuse to commit to closing 'blatant' loophole

Ministers refuse to commit to closing ‘blatant’ loophole that allowed a gambling firm to dodge £3.5million fine after addict’s suicide Chris Bruney lost a total of £119,000 in the five days before his death, but instead of shutting his account Winner.co.uk plied him with cash bonuses and free bets Playtech tried to avoid punishment by closing down its subsidiary company In

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