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PM pledges new Manchester-Leeds Rail Route to unleash regional growth

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges a new Manchester-Leeds Rail Route to unleash regional growth.

A new Trans-Pennine rail route between Manchester and Leeds has been confirmed as the Prime Minister sets out a domestic agenda to turbo-charge regional growth and prosperity.

PM speech at Manchester Science and Industry Museum

The Prime Minister delivered the following speech at Manchester Science and Industry Museum.

Good morning everyone and thank you for joining me here in Manchester – in the heart of the world’s first industrial city.

Prime Minister launches police recruitment drive

Prime Minister Boris Johnson launches police recruitment drive.

The recruitment of 20,000 new police officers will begin within weeks, confirming the commitment made by the Prime Minister as he entered Downing Street.

Readout of PM call with President Trump: 26 July 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President of the United States Donald Trump. 

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

This evening the Prime Minister spoke to President Trump, who congratulated him on his new role.

PM statement on priorities for the government

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement in the House of Commons on the priorities for the government.

Mr Speaker, I with permission, shall make a statement on the mission of this new Conservative Government.

Boris Johnson's first speech as Prime Minister

Boris Johnson's first speech as Prime Minister in Downing Street.

Good afternoon

I have just been to see Her Majesty the Queen who has invited me to form a government and I have accepted

I pay tribute to the fortitude and patience of my predecessor

John Mann appointed as independent adviser on antisemitism

Chairman of All Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism appointed as independent adviser by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister Theresa May appointed John Mann as an independent adviser on antisemitism.

Lowest paid in military receive bumper pay rise

Armed forces personnel receive highest pay rise since 2007

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced an above inflation pay rise for the armed forces, with the lowest paid soldiers, sailors and airmen and women receiving a 6% increase to ensure they receive a living wage.