Government announces fresh proposals to help decarbonise UK homes

The government has announced proposals to decarbonise UK homes through which households will be offered grants to install heat pumps. With homes said to account for 13% of the UK’s carbons emissions, the latest proposals...

What politicians can learn from athletes opening up about their mental health

Politics is a contact sport, as the old saying goes. It requires resilience and an ability to thrive under pressure. In that respect, it’s a lot like elite sports, albeit with a fraction of...

Patel pledges to ‘safeguard our democracy’ in wake of Amess murder

Speaking to Sky News’ Trevor Philips on Sunday, Home Secretary Priti Patel stressed the need for further MP protection at constituency surgeries in light of Sir David Amess’ murder. This is ‘‘about safeguarding our...

Political families – Politics.co.uk

Throughout the UK’s political history, a number of families have produced more than one of our well-known politicians. Prime ministers, political leaders, or dutiful MPs, each politician has helped cement their surname into the fabric...

Sir David Amess dies following stabbing at constituency meeting

Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed in an incident during a meeting in Leigh-on-Sea. Essex police confirmed a 25 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Sir David was treated by emergency...

Tributes pour in for Sir David Amess

Tributes from across the political spectrum have been pouring in for Sir David Amess, after he was stabbed to death during a constituency meeting in Leigh-on-Sea. The 69 year old Conservative MP for Southend West...

Health Secretary denies introducing GP ‘league tables’

With the government today announcing a winter support package for GPs, the Health Secretary has this morning doubled down on plans to introduce more transparent information on GP surgeries. Denying that these proposals were...

The quest for a four-day working week

It could have been so different. Back in 2019, two leaders on the opposite ends of the political spectrum pitched their vision to their country. Boris Johnson boldly set out his stall:...

Top Keir – Politics.co.uk

In recent weeks Sir Keir Starmer has been vocal in his criticism of the recent driver shortages seen across the country, but as he unfortunately illustrated, it’s not as easy as it looks. On a...

Cheese and wine services – Politics.co.uk

Have you ever wondered what the future King of the United Kingdom fuels his car on? Well, it’s probably not what you think. Prince Charles, first in line to the British throne and climate change...