Johnson is entitled to make up to 12 appointments as mayor. Lyons joins his team, which includes seven deputy mayors – four of whom earn above £127,000 – a salary bracket also enjoyed by his director of communications. Sir Edward Lister, Johnson's chief of staff, earns £139,000, and Johnson himself earns £143,911 – more than the £142,000 salary earned by the prime minister, David Cameron. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson appoints Gerard Lyons as his chief economic adviser
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Wearing face masks to become law in some settings Boris Johnson said the rules on face coverings will be extended "to other indoor settings where you're likely to come into contact with people you do not normally meet such as museums, galleries, cinemas and places of worship." … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson speech – what did the PM announce in today’s coronavirus press conference?
When asked about the relatively large numbers, the spokesman said: “The point I was making is it’s a longstanding convention that individuals can be nominated for an honour or a peerage in recognition of their public and political service, and that prime minister’s can draw up dissolution or resignation lists.” … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson ‘still committed to Lords reduction’ despite 36 peerages
Mr Khan accused Mr Johnson of "riding roughshod over democratically elected representatives who understand their communities better than central government" - and warned that the PM's approach "will lead to worse outcomes for Londoners, and the country as a whole". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan quizzes Boris Johnson over plans to ‘quarantine London inside M25’
When I walk down Whitehall and see the tribute to the ‘Glorious Dead’ I think of people from all nations who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom. It sits proudly in the heart of Westminster to unify, as a symbol of the loss we all suffered, collectively - black, white and Asian alike. … [Read more...] about Six cops hurt in violent protests as Boris Johnson slams ‘thuggery’ across UK