In the headlines
Boris Johnson’s new social care policy means “the tax burden will be the highest in history”, says the Daily Mail. The government has imposed £36bn of tax rises over the past six months, according to the Resolution Foundation think tank. It sounds “the death knell for Conservatism”, says Camilla Tominey in the Telegraph. Home Secretary Priti Patel will today square off with her French counterpart, Gérald Darmanin. She has threatened to withhold a promised £54m for preventing migration unless the French stop more people crossing the Channel. Scientists have found the secret of a scum-free cuppa, says the Times – avoid hard water from the tap and go for filtered instead.