Rishi Sunak

Johnson and Sunak met ‘to discuss how to avoid new lockdown’

August 2, 2020

Boris Johnson and the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, met to run through possible options for averting another lockdown in England that could stall any potential economic recovery should there be a second wave of coronavirus infections. The prime minister is considering new lockdown measures after a rise in Covid-19 cases forced him to slow the lockdown […]

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2,000 buildings still covered in dangerous cladding three years on from Grenfell disaster

June 12, 2020

Around 2,000 buildings are still covered with flammable cladding – despite the government pledging to remove it all by this month. The housing, communities and local government committee met in the lead up to the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster. The parlimentary committee warned fixing all serious fire safety defects in these high-risk […]

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