“The UK’s public finances were already set to weaken following the stimulus measures announced in the budget on 11 March, and they are now set to deteriorate more rapidly”, Fitch stated. The fiscal impact “will depend on the severity and length of the lockdown and the sustainability of any progress in coronavirus containment”. The decision […]
“I think there’s an important point that EU citizens who come here after we’ve left the EU will have done so knowing that we’re leaving the European Union and will have different expectations to those who have been here for some time and are entitled to settled status,” she said.
Facing what some economists say could be Britain’s deepest recession in a century after the government ordered many businesses to close to slow the spread of coronavirus, the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a string of stimulus measures to try to prevent a surge in unemployment.
The woman, who gives her name as Gemma, confronts the officer and says: ‘This is not graffiti, it’s chalk, it washes off. So you would rather all my customers don’t stand two metres apart? I’m doing it for people’s safety – to stop the spread of coronavirus’, to which the officer replies: ‘It doesn’t matter. It’s criminal […]
Boris Johnson’s battles Bouquets and brickbats: May’s final PMQs A solemn start in No 10 Mr Johnson also pledged to improve infrastructure, recruit 20,000 new police officers and “level up” school spending. He promised reforms to ensure the £20bn in extra funding earmarked for the NHS “really gets to the front line”.
Some large farms have already been chartering planes to bring in labour from eastern Europe. But farming organisations and recruitment agencies say that, in the face of massive disruption to the agricultural sector caused by the spread of the coronavirus, the government needs to step in and help organise more flights.
Facts about the spittlebug Small, sap-sucking insects which are also known as froghoppers Can be found in UK gardens, meadows, grasslands and woodlands from April to late June The most common species in the UK is the meadow spittlebug (Philaenus spumarius). Adults are 0.5cm long and vary in pattern and colour from pale brown to […]
Mr Jack quickly rose through the internal Tory ranks during his first two years at Westminster, first acting as an aide to the Leader of the House of Lords and then rising through the whips office to become Lord Commissioner of the Treasury.
SNP MP Stephen Gethins said it was clear that the process of leaving the EU had been “hijacked by hard right Tories whose agenda for Brexit at any costs will be devastating for us all in terms of jobs, the economy and opportunities for young people in the future.”
Boris Johnson starts shaping cabinet team Johnson becomes UK’s new prime minister Boris Johnson’s first PM speech in full Mr Mundell told BBC Scotland News: “Mr Johnson made it clear he wanted a cabinet in his own mould – I’m clearly not in that mould.