Katy Balls

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  • Dec 16, 2021
    There’s a mutinous mood in Westminster this Christmas. In quiet corridors on the parliamentary estate the question is being asked: has Boris outlived his usefulness? Ministers...
  • Nov 2, 2021
    As the COP26 summit gets underway, a diplomatic Brexit row is escalating on the sidelines of the conference over fish. After France threatened to block British boats from its ports...
  • Sep 17, 2021
    If the prime minister is rewarding competence over loyalty, that’s because he knows he must deliver on his agenda    
  • Jun 10, 2021
    Any hope that a solution to the Northern Ireland protocol could be found ahead of the G7 summit have been dashed. This morning, David Frost – the minister in charge of Brexit...
  • Jun 4, 2021
    hat’s the reason for the Conservative lead in the polls? Tory sleaze stories have failed to cut through and now ministers are even optimistic that Dominic...
  • Apr 21, 2021
    Boris Johnson may have had to cancel his trip to India but that hasn't stopped his colleagues embarking on trips overseas. Michael Gove is in Israel today on a fact-finding...
  • Jan 26, 2021
    The pandemic may still be in full swing but that hasn't stopped the SNP opting to push the case for an independence referendum sooner rather than later. Nicola Sturgeon claimed...