Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Tuesday’s front pages focus on the prime minister’s ‘shambolic speech’. The front pages are quick to pick up on the Peppa Pig theme in Boris Johnson’s speech to business leaders.
Senior Tory MP Sir Edward Leigh has called the migrant crisis a “national emergency”, the Daily Express reports.
Tory ministers “swilled champagne with party donors” as MPs debated controversial changes to social care, the Daily Mirror says.
Adele and Ed Sheeran will now compete for the same awards at the Brits after organisers scrapped gender categories. The Sun quotes Piers Morgan as calling the change “woke garbage”.
Tory MPs are “increasingly worried about Boris Johnson’s competence and drive” and senior members believe the government needs to get back on track, The Guardian reports.
Metro reports on the prime minister’s speech to the CBI in which he lost his way, made car noises and praised cartoon character Peppa Pig.
The Independent splashes on the PM’s ‘shambolic speech’. The paper says the prime minister is on the defensive as ‘frustrated Tories say botched speech highlights wider problems’.