The equalities watchdog says it is the right move amidst the pandemic, but Labour calls it “unacceptable”.
Image caption Lord O’Donnell served as cabinet secretary under three prime ministers The UK government has “over-promised and under-delivered” as it deals with coronavirus, a former head of the civil service is to argue in a speech later. Lord O’Donnell will say “strategy” and “leadership” have been lacking. And he will say PM Boris Johnson […]
Liam Fox has said not every country “sees every issue through the Brexit prism”. The Conservative MP and former minister is one of eight candidates bidding to the next director-general World Trade Organization (WTO). He also spoke about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on global economies, after making his pitch to WTO bosses in […]
Image copyright AFP Opposition MPs have warned against an early return to business as normal in Parliament, warning ministers it would be a “retrograde step”. Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg has suggested the current largely virtual proceedings will end on 2 June as they are stifling debate and scrutiny. But Labour’s Chris Bryant said such a […]