Mutaz Ahmed

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Friday, 23 October 2020

Sturgeon goes for Tier 5, of course

The Scottish government will introduce a five-level coronavirus alert system from November 2, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has confirmed. The …

By Mutaz Ahmed



Thursday, 22 October 2020

Sunak boosts Job Support Scheme

Rishi Sunak has given the part-time Job Support Scheme a significant face-lift, increasing financial support for millions of people. Under …

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Thursday, 22 October 2020

Transport for London: how an international marvel came to the brink of collapse

Transport for London is a local authority in its own right. The statutory corporation, strategically guided by the Mayor of …

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Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Brexit negotiations to resume in London tomorrow

Brexit negotiations are officially back on, with Michel Barnier expected to bring a delegation of EU negotiators to London immediately. …

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Wednesday, 21 October 2020

PMQs: Boris counter attack on Manchester Covid measures leaves Starmer on the back foot

At PMQs, Boris Johnson went some way to correct the government’s communications failures from yesterday, when negotiations with local leaders …

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Monday, 19 October 2020

Partial win for Boris as Barnier meets some of his demands

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier’s statement this afternoon, following a call with his British counterpart, has vastly improved the chances …

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Friday, 16 October 2020

Europe: We are in this together

We are entering a depressing winter. Much of the population of England will by tomorrow be under either “high” or …

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Friday, 16 October 2020

How the pandemic empowered England's metro mayors

England needed a “Boris of the North,” declared a report in 2014 by the Institute for Public Policy, a progressive …

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Thursday, 15 October 2020

London goes into Tier 2 Covid restrictions

London is to be placed under Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions on Friday, meaning household mixing indoors, including in hospitality venues, …

By Mutaz Ahmed