Conservative Party Co-Chair Amanda Milling MP says former Health Secretary Matt Hancock was an issue of debate in the Batley and Spen by-election.Labour's Kim Leadbeater narrowly won the Batley and Spen by-election following a bitter campaign.
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Opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer has grilled Boris Johnson in the Commons asking why the Prime Minister did not sack former health secretary Matt Hancock after images emerged of him breaking social distancing rules while embracing an aide.The PM refused to answer if he sacked Mr Hancock or if he resigned, claiming that the Government moved quickly to replace the role with the former chancellor, Savid Javid.
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Boris Johnson has welcomed the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta to Chequers, where they jointly planted a tree in the gardens.
Mr Kenyatta joked with the Prime Minister: “I hope you’re going to look after it … this is going to be the indication of whether our relationship is really long term.” Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggles with an umbrella while attending the dedication of the UK Police Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, to the amusement of the Prince of Wales and Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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Mandatory credit: BBC Breakfast. Max 60 seconds. No pre-roll adsBoris Johnson wanted to visit the Queen in person early in the pandemic despite Downing Street staff already falling ill with Covid-19, Dominic Cummings has claimed.The former chief aide in No 10 alleged that he had to convince the Prime Minister out of visiting her by warning about the potentially grave consequences.Downing Street denied the incident described by Mr Cummings in an interview with the BBC took place and Buckingham Palace declined to comment.
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This is the moment a Labour shadow minister launches an astonishing attack on Boris Johnson over coronavirus lockdown rules.Tan Dheshi, the shadow railways minister, furiously called out Johnson at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) on Wednesday.He described how he missed the funerals of his grandmother and uncle as he was following government guidance.Then, referring to the Dominic Cummings scandal during the first lockdown, with Johnson’s then-chief adviser having travelled from London to Durham, Dhesi angrily labelled government ministers “sycophantic, spineless, hypocritical” for their response to the saga.Johnson said he was “deeply, deeply sorry” for the suffering experienced by people during the pandemic.
Financial Secretary to the Treasury Jesse Norman has said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "squarely behind" Matt Hancock, whilst adding that he has no doubt that "there are more sides to this story than the one that we're being shown". It comes after former adviser Dominic Cummings released images of private messages which appear to show the PM calling the health secretary "hopeless". Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn