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The Brexit Party has overtaken the Conservatives in national polling for the first time, with Nigel Farage predicted to win 49 seats in a general election, a bombshell poll reveals.
A ComRes survey found that if a general election campaign led by Theresa May took place now, it would put the Tories on course for their worst result in history – apparently confirming the fears of Conservative MPs and activists in uproar over the Prime Minister’s handling of Brexit.
Labour would become the largest party by a margin of 137 seats, allowing Jeremy Corbyn to lead a minority government as the Tories fell to third place in terms of vote share.
Brandon Lewis, the party chairman, Penny Mordaunt, the Defence… Continue reading Brexit Party beats Tories in general election poll and would win 49 seats in Commons
Broadcaster Danny Baker has been sacked by BBC Radio 5 Live after tweeting a joke about the Duke and Duchess Of Sussex’s son using a picture of a monkey.
Baker shared a short message on Twitter saying he’d been fired by 5 Live where the 61-year-old broadcaster presented a weekend show.
The mention of “red sauce” in his tweet is a reference to a radio feature on his show called the Sausage Sandwich Game which culminates in the question “red sauce, brown sauce or no sauce at all?”
He followed the news up on Twitter with a tirade against the BBC accusing the corporation of “throwing me under the bus” by dismissing him.
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David Davis bows out of Tory leadership contest as he says he will back Dominic Raab to replace Theresa May
DAVID DAVIS||The local elections expose the problems the Conservative Party faces but there are no easy answers or simple solutions.
We face two stark challenges. Firstly, the Conservatives must deliver on Brexit as a matter of democratic necessity. We must respect our manifesto promises, alongside the votes of 17.4million people who voted Leave. Continue reading DAVID DAVIS: I don’t want to be the Prime Minister… now I’ll vote for Dominic Raab
A Home Office spokesperson said: “The home secretary and the immigration minister are committed to righting the wrongs experienced by the Windrush generation, and the recently launched compensation scheme is a crucial step in delivering on that commitment.
“The Windrush generation have given so much to this country and we will ensure nothing like this ever happens again, that is why the home secretary commissioned a lessons-learned review with independent oversight.” Continue reading Home Office faces investigation over Windrush scandal from equalities watchdog