Thursday, April 25, 2024
HomeNewsDaily News Digest

Daily News Digest



Test and Trace callers worked just one per cent of time

£22billion was ‘thrown at’ NHS Test and Trace in a manner that did not allow for proper scrutiny to prevent conflicts of interest and waste, a report by the National Audit Office has found. After 18,000 call handlers were employed in May, their ‘utilisation rates’ were just one per cent, and workers have spoken of how they were effectively being paid to ‘watch Netflix’ with one describing receiving £4,500 without receiving a single call — Telegraph

Prepare for no deal, PM tells Britain — Times

Coronavirus testing for all secondary school pupils in numerous London boroughs — Mail

Face-recognition cameras to catch shoplifters raise fears over privacy — Times


The vindictive EU harms itself by turning Brexit into a punishment — Jeremy Warner, Telegraph

If you appreciated this article, perhaps you might consider making a donation to The Conservative Woman. Unlike most other websites, we receive no independent funding. Our editors are unpaid and work entirely voluntarily as do the majority of our contributors but there are inevitable costs associated with running a website. We depend on our readers to help us, either with regular or one-off payments. You can donate here. Thank you.
If you have not already signed up to a daily email alert of new articles please do so. It is here and free! Thank you.

Edited by Kathy Gyngell

Sign up for TCW Daily

Each morning we send The ConWom Daily with links to our latest news. This is a free service and we will never share your details.