The Johnson-Cummings war on the civil service is very troubling. It looks like the start of a rolling coup against institutions 29/06/2020
The corruption of constitutional order can happen very quickly and reversing it can take a very long time and at huge cost.
Under cover of Brexit - Chris Grey 03/07/2020
The most important Brexit event of the week came and went with relatively little fanfare, yet it marks a significant moment.
Gavin Williamson accepts the appointment of David Frost as national security adviser was a political move.
PM and chancellor back purchase of 20% stake in troubled US operator OneWeb.
'As striking was his ridiculous vanity: Cummings cared so neurotically about his reputation as a prophet that he forged the record so it appeared that he was warning of the ‘‘urgent need’’ to plan for a coronavirus pandemic while the minds of lesser men and women were elsewhere.'
Chlorinated chicken is just the start. The government intends to rip up food standards, public services and public protections.
Boris Johnson aide, a strident critic of Brussels, is accused of hypocrisy over payments.
Conservative and pro-Brexit voters are turning against the prime minister after he refused to sack his chief adviser.
Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn’t answer to Dominic Cummings 26/05/2020
EU’s Michel Barnier writes to opposition leader repeating offer of two-year extension.
Dominic Cummings’ 250-page paper attacks fear of elitism and waste of billions of pounds, and calls for slimmed-down ministry.
Farmers are waking up to the effect Brexit could have on their industry, says PETER HETHERINGTON.
Tory minister is resisting calls to sell stake in Faculty as it expands its Whitehall reach
Fake news handed Brexiteers the referendum – and now they have no idea what they're doing 18/01/2017
'Would we have won without immigration? No. Would we have won without...the NHS? All our research and the close result strongly suggests no. Would we have won by spending our time talking about trade and the single market? No way'
Dominic Cummings previously called for the NHS to provide funding to allow people to select genetic traits such as intelligence for babies.
European police will be barred from cooperating with UK if Boris Johnson waters down Human Rights Act 05/02/2020
The prime minister is considering tearing up the Human Rights Act and suspending the European Convention on Human Rights.
Dominic Cummings’ think tank called for ‘end of BBC in current form’ and creation of Fox News equivalent in UK 22/01/2020
New Frontiers Foundation blog described public broadcaster as ‘mortal enemy’, internet archive reveals.
Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller has called on Dominic Cummings to hire him - because he thinks he can secure post-Brexit trade deals.
Professor cited by No 10 adviser says Brexit would mean ‘very damaging political chaos’. / An academic whose research was championed by the prime minister’s key adviser Dominic Cummings has revealed he voted remain in the EU referendum and has hit out at the Conservatives’ Brexit plans.
UK inquiry was warned of Russian infiltration, leaked testimony shows [inc. video, 5 mins] 11/11/2019
Russia's influence reaches deep into the British establishment and successive UK governments have turned a blind eye to it, lawmakers were warned, according to multiple sources familiar with testimony given to a parliamentary inquiry.
Prime Minister and Michael Gove have known of Vote Leave's illegality for over three years - Ian Lucas MP [2 mins] 05/11/2019
Richard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return to round up another bonkers week in Brexit. / The pair discuss the faltering talks and ask if anything can now be done to get a deal.
Boris Johnson faces Cabinet backlash over aide's threats to punish EU in war of words over Brexit 08/10/2019
Dominic Cummings is accused of hostile briefings aimed at persuading the EU to block any delay to Brexit.
Former Tory cabinet minister says Boris Johnson's aide is No.10 source responsible for Brexit briefing.
Cabinet minister disowns 'unacceptable' threat to withdraw security cooperation with Ireland 08/10/2019
As tensions escalate with Brussels, Julian Smith expresses alarm at anonymous Downing Street memo.