An award-winning journalist currently working as Senior Political Correspondent for The Times in Westminster.
Previously, Political Correspondent at PA Media (formerly the Press Association), Westminster Correspondent at The Yorkshire Post, and Health and Political Correspondent at the Eastern Daily Press.
Somerton and Frome locals tire of Tory scandals before by-election
I was ignored after traumatic birth — no mother should experience that
Labour to return £100k donation from finance boss sued for harassment
Crackdown on Westminster sex pests amid new scandal
Tories could lose millions in donations from angry housebuilders
Parliament in decay: MPs endure flooding, rats and broken toilets
Parliamentary cleaners were left soaking up something very different, as the antiquated plumbing which snakes around the Palace of Westminster buckled under the pressure, providing yet another example of the crumbling mess at the heart of Britain’s democracy.
Labour sends in hit squads to boost local election wins
Labour’s answer to Lynton Crosby was banned from contacting ministers
Tory HQ sacks cleaners to boost elections war chest
Universities have ‘risky’ ties to China
Rishi Sunak’s jet to be upgraded with an XXL loo
Levelling up is so 2019... Rishi Sunak’s Tories are now gauging up
But now Boris Johnson’s flagship policy — which helped him to win the 2019 election — has been the victim of a “mercy killing” akin to that of its biggest backer.
Ministers’ phones ‘could be hacked in 20 minutes’ using online data
MPs wearing stab vests for security to meet constituents
Tories fear Nigel Farage and Reform UK could deliver a red wall rout
Paedophile former MP was given expenses after being jailed for sex assault
Meet Simon Young, the Pitcairn Islands’ exotic new mayor (from Yorkshire)
Matt Hancock may be barred from standing as a Tory at next election
£2 million ‘golden visa’ review is long overdue, ministers told
Greg Hands heads to ‘ally’ Taiwan in defiance of Beijing
Overseas territories meeting cancelled with officials already en route
Rivalry between Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson could make Penny Mordaunt the unity choice
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