Mr Johnson will tell mutinous MPs they cannot expect the health system to “recover alone”, the Guardian says. It reports that MPs in former Labour “red wall” seats have complained the increase will hit workers while leaving pensioners untouched. The paper also says that talks between the UK and EU over the Northern Ireland protocol have reached a stalemate.
The Guardian leads on the same story quoting a senior government source as saying: “There are a variety of different ways to do this. The question is whether the US administration is ready. The ball is in the US’s court. It takes two to tango.”