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Harry Yorke

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Past articles by Harry:

How your car and dishwasher could earn you money and stop blackouts

Pilot schemes pay consumers to switch off appliances and use electric vehicles to store power for the National Grid → Read More

Tory leadership race: Conservatives tear themselves apart over tax

Tory grandees have warned that the Conservative Party is ripping itself apart and have called for an end to the toxic briefing against Rishi Sunak → Read More

Muzzled? How senior officials fought to water down Sue Gray report

When Boris Johnson got Sue Gray’s final report on the parties scandal, the paper was still warm from the printer. It was Wednesday morning and the prime minister was in his office with Steve Barclay, his chief of staff, and Guto Harri, his director of communications. Samantha Jones, the permanent se → Read More

Boris Johnson promises Zelensky more missiles and cash after clandestine trip to Kyiv

Boris Johnson secretly travelled to meet President Zelensky in Kyiv, where he yesterday promised new lethal aid for Ukraine including armoured vehicles and anti-ship missiles. The prime minister left the UK on Friday evening with a small delegation of officials. He travelled through Europe before ar → Read More

Rishi Sunak splashes out to ease energy bills crisis

Chancellor to loan billions of pounds to energy firms and plans council tax cuts for the poorest to alleviate the cost of living crunch → Read More

Boris Johnson was in his Downing Street flat the night of party being investigated by police

PM was seen heading up to the apartment on the night of the gathering convened to celebrate Dominic Cummings' exit from No 10 → Read More

Middle class people now paying more than £1m in tax during lifetime

MPs in dismay over political cost of tax burden, with one former minister saying the Chancellor has 'lots of ambition but little experience' → Read More

Skyrocketing energy bills to hit £1,900 from April

Ministers urged to cut VAT to ease the cost of living crisis already squeezing households, as extent of price cap rise is revealed → Read More

National Insurance rise will push up prices, Boris Johnson is warned

Pressure on Prime Minister over cost of living crisis as Downing Street braces for impact of ‘partygate’ report → Read More

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out delaying National Insurance rise

PM will not guarantee 1.25 percentage point rise will happen on time as Cabinet splits over deferring increase to ease cost of living crisis → Read More

Former government head responsible for Covid rules held 'boozy' leaving party during Christmas lockdown

The Telegraph was told 'dozens' of officials from the Cabinet Office’s Covid taskforce attended the event to mark Kate Josephs's departure → Read More

Boris Johnson among 100 invited to lockdown-busting ‘bring your own booze’ Downing Street party

Leaked email to staff offering ‘socially distanced drinks’ when gatherings were banned puts Prime Minister under renewed pressure → Read More

Thousands of Afghans still living out of hotel rooms five months after the fall of Kabul

Priti Patel under pressure to address 'appalling' delays in resettling refugees, including children waiting for a school place → Read More

‘Partygate’ investigator Simon Case steps aside over claim he hosted lockdown-busting drinks

Cabinet Secretary will no longer lead the investigation over allegations that officials held events in his office on two occasions last year → Read More

How Boris Johnson’s magic died at the 1922 Committee ahead of shattering Commons rebellion

Previously loyal Conservatives are now openly speculating about the Prime Minister’s future after 100 Tory MPs vote against Government → Read More

Don't delete emails relating to alleged Christmas party, Tories told

Employees working in Number 10 on Monday received the instructions from Martin Reynolds, the Prime Minister’s Principal Private Secretary → Read More

Boris Johnson: I broke no Covid rules over Downing Street quiz night

Prime Minister confirms that Simon Case will expand the scope of his investigation to include event, which happened last December → Read More

Don’t go to work, but do go to parties, says Boris Johnson

Immediate backlash at ‘irrational’ new Covid rules after Prime Minister moves England to Plan B → Read More

Covid vaccine booster rollout at a standstill despite No 10 pledge to put it ‘on steroids’

Fears of further curbs at Christmas after fewer jabs given over weekend than before ministers promised to accelerate the programme → Read More

Nadine Dorries accused of trying to ‘police’ Laura Kuenssberg’s tweets

Culture Secretary denies ‘rebuking’ BBC’s political editor for reporting a Tory MP’s critical comments about Boris Johnson → Read More