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Committee calls for closer consultation with local communities over infrastructure projects

The Public Administration Select Committee of MPs has said that more effective consultation with local communities is required to enable large infrastructure projects to bring tangible socio-economic benefits.

Foreign Affairs Committee criticises Covid-19 repatriation efforts

In a new report, the cross-party Foreign Affairs Committee has said that the Foreign Office’s repatriation initiative to bring UK citizens home at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic was not swift enough.

Mixed response to Spain’s removal from quarantine-free list

Health minister Helen Whately has said the government made the “right” choice and acted “rapidly and decisively” by removing Spain from the UK’s quarantine free list over the weekend, despite criticism from the travel industry and Labour.

FlyResearch poll: week 17 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens.

Post-Brexit trade deal still some way off, UK and EU say

The UK and EU negotiating teams have both admitted that a post-Brexit trade deal is still some way off being agreed after the latest round of negotiations took place in London this week.

Committee criticises lack of planning for economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic

The Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the government for what it calls an “astonishing” failure to plan for the economic effect of a pandemic situation, adding that Westminster’s response to the Covid-19 crisis was rushed.

PMQs: Government guilty of being complacent over national security, Labour leader says

Speaking at Wednesday’s Prime Minister’s Questions, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the government has been complacent with the UK’s national security and has left a “serious gap in our defences”.

More stringent security laws considered following Russia report

The government is weighing up strengthening security laws after a report by MPs suggested that it has “badly underestimated” the threat of Russian interference in the UK.

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