Britain’s chief health and science officials have confirmed the new strain is more contagious but have previously insisted there is no evidence it is more lethal or caused more serious illness. But Mr Peston said the Government’s New and Emerging Respiratory Virus
Boris Johnson announced an immediate lockdown on Monday evening across the country in hopes of reducing the number of coronavirus cases. Following the period after Christmas Day, the Government recorded a massive surge in coronavirus cases. During his press briefing on Tuesday,
Robert Peston challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he confirmed a Brexit trade agreement had finally been struck with the European Union. Mr Peston suggested the UK had to agree to a series of concessions to secure a deal, suggesting some key
The ITV Political Editor made the claim as talks on a post-Brexit trade deal reached an impasse over fishing. The journalist also referred to the ongoing closure of the French border for 48 hours causing disruption to trade. The plans are part of
Lawmakers were this week told to expect extra Commons sittings over the festive period in order for a Brexit trade deal to be passed. But Mr Peston said the additional sittings could be used to conduct last-minute preparations for a hard Brexit.
Millions of families on Universal Credit are facing “agonising uncertainty” after the Government’s spending review did not address calls for benefit increases to be extended, charities have warned. Since April this year, Universal Credit claimants were given a £20-a-week boost in response
ITV’s political editor took to Twitter to share a question posed by Lord Gadhia in the House of Lords today where he asked whether the UK has abandoned any hope for a “substantive financial services” chapter through a trade deal with the
The ITV political editor has lashed out at the Prime Minister and warned his “biggest mistake” was attempting to simultaneous suppress the virus and grow the economy. In a scathing assessment of the Government, Mr Peston also pointed to Mr Johnson’s shock decision