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Nigel Morris

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Past articles by Nigel:

England on course to scrap restrictions on 19 July but early lockdown easing looks unlikely

Arriving for his new job as Health Secretary Sajid Javid hinted at optimism over hitting the 19 July target → Read More

Matt Hancock braced for more revelations as senior Tories call for him to be 'gone by Monday'

The Health Secretary's political survival is in the balance as Conservative MPs privately joined opposition demands for him to be sacked → Read More

Boris Johnson defends UK warship's route through 'Russian' waters as tensions with Moscow escalate

Moscow said it had fired warning shots at the Royal Navy destroyer - a claim disputed by the UK → Read More

Matt Hancock warned against power-grab as backlash builds against NHS shake-up plans

Medics fear the reforms will distract from the task of dealing with the huge backlog of non-Covid patients → Read More

Brexit red tape stops Royal British Legion selling poppies in the EU

Its decision to stop selling to customers in the EU coincides with exporters reporting large falls in sales due to new taxes and paperwork → Read More

UK on course to end lockdown as Covid vaccines continue to weaken link between cases and deaths

Scientists declare two doses 'virtually guarantees' protection from the virus as more positive data is published on vaccine efficacy → Read More

Greece expected to return soon to UK travel-safe 'green list' says British ambassador

Tensions within the Government over the 'draconian' approach to categorising foreign holiday destinations → Read More

June 21 restrictions: Plans to redraw roadmap include social distancing, home working and masks

Any delay to a full relaxation of Covid restriction on 21 June will come as a body blow to hospitality businesses, and may delay the re-opening of nightclubs as well as putting in doubt the viability of summer music festivals → Read More

Government U-turns over travel rules for parts of England hit by Indian variant

The Government said it would make clear the new guidance is advisory and not a new layer of restrictions, after it was accused of imposing local lockdowns by stealth → Read More

Local lockdowns: Boris Johnson faces cross-party backlash as Indian Covid variant raises concerns

The Prime Minister is threatened with Commons revolt if he tries to reintroduce tier system to control Indian strain → Read More

Hartlepool by-election: Jeremy Corbyn calls for ‘bolder vision’ from Keir Starmer after humiliating defeat

Senior figures in the Labour left argue Keir Starmer failed to establish an effective policy programme but the former Hartlepool MP said voters were still resentment of the Corbyn era → Read More

Labour fears that the ‘red wall’ could continue crumbling in the face of a shock Hartlepool poll

Another 25 seats - including the seats held by Ed Miliband and Yvette Cooper - could be vulnerable if Tories continue winning over former Labour strongholds → Read More

Many politicians view private sector jobs as ‘part of their pension plan’ says former standards watchdog

Demands for investigation into links between ex-ministers and big business intensify after i reveals 66 members of David Cameron's government take jobs linked to their portfolios → Read More

Matt Hancock comes under fire after failing to guarantee 'draconian' Covid-19 powers will end in the autumn

Boris Johnson defied by 36 Tories who oppose 'extreme policy response' to tie Covid-19 crisis → Read More

Momentum presses for Labour to adopt radical agenda, as left-wingers condemn Keir Starmer's policy direction

Grassroots Corbynite group likely to press for electoral reform, £15 minimum wage and 'green new deal' → Read More

Whitehall to take over part running of Liverpool after allegations of corruption linked to city council

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick confirmed the intervention just six weeks before elections in which Labour is expected to continue its dominance of Liverpool city hall → Read More

Why a third wave of Covid in UK might not mean another lockdown

Prof Calum Semple says the success of the UK's vaccination programme means society can remain open in July and August → Read More

Troop numbers to be cut by 10,000 and outdated hardware scrapped in overhaul of the Armed Forces

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged at the last election not to cut the UK’s armed forces 'in any form' and to maintain their numbers → Read More

Covid-19: How the Prime Minister might fare in his daunting week in politics

Boris Johnson faces a testing time. From Tory backbench ire over coronavirus restrictions, an influential committee of MPS that will quiz him over mistakes made during the pandemic, to fighting a possible EU export ban on jabs to Britain → Read More

Bristol riots: ‘Kill the Bill’ protest condemned as ‘shameful’ outbreak of ‘criminal thuggery’ by Priti Patel

Political leaders of all parties denounced the rioting as a 'kill the Bill' march turned ugly → Read More