After reports at the weekend that Ineos was preparing to sack Deans on Tuesday, a spokesman for the company said it had received his resignation. "Mr Stephen Deans has today resigned … with immediate effect. The company has conducted a thorough investigation into Mr Deans' activities over the last eighteen months and made Mr Deans aware of these findings last week." … [Read more...] about Grangemouth Unite official quits before he gets the boot
Resigning when you like your boss
Duncan Smith, who works in the refinery and is an Ineos permanent employee, said: “It’s great news for everybody in petrochemicals. But it’s great news for the refinery too, because the refinery would have been in a much worse position and we’d have had to look out for our jobs as well. It was a very interesting week with lots of twists and turns. … [Read more...] about Grangemouth plant saved; UK economic growth at three-year high – as it happened
Released after 14 years, Guantanamo Bay prisoner Shaker Aamer, 48, in a message to potential jihadists in our midst, says in an important Mail on Sunday interview: ‘How can you give yourself the right to be living here in this country, and living with the people and acting like you are a normal person, and then you just walk into the street and try to kill people? If you are that angry about this country, you can get the hell out.’ … [Read more...] about PETER McKAY: We need an inquiry into all these inquiries!
More from Grenfell Tower Grenfell Tower inquiry member resigns over links to cladding firm Hundreds warned they face eviction because of Grenfell-style cladding Dany Cotton: Guard of honour for London's first female fire chief who is retiring in wake of Grenfell criticism London Fire Brigade 'slow to learn' and needs improvement, says watchdog Andy Roe: Grenfell firefighter who revoked 'stay put' policy is new London Fire Brigade boss London fire chief to step down early after pressure from Grenfell families … [Read more...] about £200m fund to replace unsafe cladding in wake of Grenfell Tower fire
We are told he is minded to rubber-stamp Mrs May's decision to grant Chinese access to the 5G network, despite shrill US objections. Or he may not. He may axe one of the largest infrastructure projects in British history into which billions have already been sunk. Or he may not. But in any case, according to his officials, whatever is decided, we should not expect to see too much of him over the coming months. His role is not going to be that of a traditional Prime Minister, or even a traditional Cabinet Minister, but more a chairman of the board. … [Read more...] about DAN HODGES: Why some Ministers are asking whether Boris Johnson has a clue what to do next