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Month: January 2022

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Sue Grays report into Downing Street lockdown parties in full

Here is Sue Gray’s report into the “partygate” allegations of lockdown-busting gatherings in No 10 and Whitehall in full. 1. On 8 December 2021 the Prime Minister asked the Cabinet Secretary to carry out an investigation into allegations reported in the media relating to gatherings in No10 Downing Street and the Department for Education during November and December 2020. 2. On 17 December 2021 the Cabinet Secretary recused himself from […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 3


Actor Leonard Fenton who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders has died at the age of 95

The family say they're heartbroken Actor Leonard Fenton, who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders, has died at the age of 95. He appeared in the first episode of EastEnders in February 1985, with his last scenes airing in 2019. A statement from his family said: “The family of the actor Leonard Fenton are heartbroken to announce his death at the age of 95 on Saturday January 29. Best known […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 12


No 10 to publish limited Sue Gray report but does not commit to full version

The investigation into Downing Street parties will be published today Downing Street has said the limited version of the partygate inquiry that Sue Gray handed to Boris Johnson will be published on Monday afternoon, but would not commit to publishing a fuller report after police have finished investigating. No 10 said the pared-back report into allegations of lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street will be published on Monday afternoon in the […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 11

Local News

King’s Lynn hospital chairman announces departure

The chairman of Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital will leave the organisation this spring.Professor Steve Barnett is set to take over as chairman of the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, which oversees the Peterborough City and Hinchingbrooke hospitals, in April.The news of his departure was announced in a statement from the QEH, which he has chaired since 2018, this lunchtime.Professor Steve Barnett, who will step down as chairman of the […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 18


Hundreds attend commemoration event to mark 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration event to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thirteen civil rights protesters were shot dead by British soldiers on January 30 1972 in the city. Another man shot by paratroopers on the day died four months later. While many consider him the 14th victim of Bloody Sunday, his death was formally attributed to an inoperable brain tumour. As part of the commemorative […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 5


15bn levelling up pot to breathe fresh life into disadvantaged areas

The Government has announced new plans to “breathe fresh life into disadvantaged communities” across England as part of its long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper. Wolverhampton and Sheffield will be the first of 20 areas selected to benefit from a “radical new regeneration programme” launched by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). The chosen locations will be prioritised for a £1.5 billion Brownfield Fund made available from April […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 12


PM considers doubling troops to strengthen Europes borders over Russian threat

The Prime Minister is looking at doubling the number of troops deployed to strengthen Europe’s borders, as he warned an incursion from Russia into Ukraine would be a “tragedy”. Boris Johnson said the new offer to Nato currently under consideration would “send a clear message to the Kremlin” that “we will not tolerate their destabilising activity”. In addition to bolstering troop numbers, No 10 said this could involve sending defensive […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 5


PM presses on with tax hike despite MPs concern over cost of living crisis

Boris Johnson has doubled down on a controversial planned tax hike to boost health funding, in a refusal to placate some Tory MPs concerned by the cost-of-living crisis. The PM has been facing pressure from within his own party to scrap or at least delay the national insurance increase to win back support as he awaits the findings of Whitehall and police inquiries into claims of lockdown-busting parties held in […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 5