Former Tory cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell says Theresa May has lost all authority and “should go”

Andrew Mitchell, a former Tory cabinet minister and close personal and political ally of David Davis, has told a secret Commons dinner party that the Tories need a new leader, according to the Daily Mail. A Conservative MP present at … Continue reading Former Tory cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell says Theresa May has lost all authority and “should go”

Theresa May rejected David Davis’ pleas for unconditional rights for EU citizens

David Davis, the Brexit negotiator, has warned Theresa May repeatedly that his meetings were being “soured” with other member states over the “uncertain state of 3.2 million EU nationals in the U.K.” It is reported he is concerned negotiations could … Continue reading Theresa May rejected David Davis’ pleas for unconditional rights for EU citizens

German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Just weeks ago, David Davis claimed the German industry would pressure Angela Merkel to hand Britain a good Brexit deal, but the German industry has rejected the idea and warns Britain “not to rely on its help”. The Independent reports … Continue reading German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

Jared O’Mara, the new MP for Sheffield Hallam, has criticised the Conservatives’ over their dismantling of the benefit system which makes disabled people “suffer and die”. He said they have “completely torn up the welfare system” and has declared his … Continue reading Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

Almost a quarter of teachers who have qualified since 2011 have already left the profession

Over 27,000 newly qualified teachers since 2011 have already left the profession. Recent analysis shows that UK teachers are working longer hours than those in other countries and the pay cap has meant a real terms pay cut over the … Continue reading Almost a quarter of teachers who have qualified since 2011 have already left the profession

Former Tory aide to David Davis calls Andrea Leadsom “dimmest bulb in the cabinet”

James Chapman, who until recently was David Davis’s chief of staff, has called Andrea Leadsom the “dimmest bulb in the cabinet” in response to her comments about broadcasters being more “patriotic”. “I’d expect nothing better from Andrea Leadsom, who in … Continue reading Former Tory aide to David Davis calls Andrea Leadsom “dimmest bulb in the cabinet”

Professor of cardiovascular medicine calls on Theresa May to restore David Cameron’s “obesity plan”

Graham McGregor, a professor of cardiovascular medicine, has written an open letter to Theresa May asking her to have an urgent meeting with her health policy unit to restore David Cameron’s evidence-based obesity plan. He says he was “astonished” that … Continue reading Professor of cardiovascular medicine calls on Theresa May to restore David Cameron’s “obesity plan”