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Shapps: ‘Costs have accelerated… we’d be crazy not to reassess HS2’

It would be “crazy” and “irresponsible” not to reassess the spiralling costs of high-speed rail link HS2, Cabinet Minister Grant Shapps insisted yesterday. Rishi Sunak and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt are expected to meet this week to decide whether to scrap a large chunk of the project. A decision on the fate of the leg north […]

Rishi Sunak’s chief election advisor recruits Labour spinners to his PR firm

Rishi Sunak faces backlash over step back from Net Zero promises The Prime Minister’s chief election strategist Isaac Levido has recruited another Labour figure to his PR firm Fleetwood Strategy. The revelation has raised new questions about how confident senior figures around Rishi Sunak are in his ability to win the next general election. It […]

Partygate probe Harman wants to be Commons sleaze watchdog

Ms Harman already leads the House of Commons Privileges Committee and oversaw an inquiry that found Mr Johnson “misled” Parliament over parties in Downing Street. The former Prime Minister announced his resignation as an MP after learning that the Committee planned to recommend his suspension from the Commons for 90 days. Mr Johnson’s supporters condemned […]

Plans by Sadiq Khan show £4 toll to use Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels

Car drivers could be charged £4 every time they use the Blackwall tunnel or Silvertown tunnel, according to official documents and amid plans by London Mayor, Sadiq Khan. The Transport Secretary, Mark Harper, has approved a request from Transport for London (TfL), to install road signs which inform drivers of the toll they may have […]

Sunak and Starmer see popularity slump after net zero and Brexit row-backs

Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer have both seen their popularity with voters fall, according to the latest polls – but the Labour Leader’s fell more. The Prime Minister’s popularity has reportedly dropped to a new all-time low after he rowed back on the Government’s net zero climate change pledges. New polls of more than […]

How Birmingham could be forced to sell these assets after Labour bankrupt it

It must be pretty difficult to bankrupt an entire city. Let alone one with a population of more than one million people and an annual budget of £3.2 billion. But that’s what the Labour-run Birmingham City Council has managed to do. A catalogue of bloated “vanity” projects, endless waste and pointless woke schemes during the […]

Frustrated Starmer repeats himself during questioning over latest EU sell out

Keir Starmer discusses Labour’s stance on the EU A frustrated Sir Keir Starmer has been forced to defend his latest remarks on Britain’s future relationship with the EU if he wins power next year. Yesterday afternoon Sky News revealed a clip of Sir Keir speaking in Canada at the weekend, in which he admitted he […]

Rishi Sunak mocks BBC’s Nick Robinson over ‘easy-to-rebut’ electric car attack

Rishi Sunak faces backlash over step back from Net Zero promises Rishi Sunak launched into a passionate defence his his net zero target delays this morning, telling the BBC’s Nick Robinson that his counterarguments are “easy to rebut”. A confident PM easily listed off other countries’ targets – including those in the EU – to […]

Labour ducks triple lock support again as petition tops 142,000

Labour refuses to guarantee triple lock for pensions The Daily Express Crusade to protect the pensions triple lock has seen a dramatic surge in support. More than 142,000 people have now signed a petition calling on ministers to honour the commitment. Numbers more than trebled yesterday in an overwhelming signal that protecting the guarantee for […]

Theresa May admits to being ‘woke’ as ex-PM slams ‘polarisation’ in politics

Former prime minister Theresa May has declared her wokedom on TV and called for calm around gender issues. Speaking on Times Radio, MP Theresa May also said that she is pro immigration despite overseeing the ‘hostile environment’ campaign against illegal immigrants. Mrs May, who was forced to quit after failing to agree a workable Brexit […]