The latest unemployment figures for the UK “sadly show what we already knew,” says Employment Minister Mims Davies. She said the Department for Work and Pensions...
No 10 said the decision was “only right” at a time of significant pressure on public services. Source link
Margaret Ferrier voted by proxy on Monday, with her vote submitted by a Welsh MP who is suspended from Plaid Cymru. Source link
But the government’s three-tier restrictions for England are backed by the House of Commons. Source link
Sir Keir Starmer has called for a short lockdown or “circuit-breaker” in England of two to three weeks to bring the rising rate of coronavirus under...
Labour’s leader wants a short lockdown, saying the government has no credible plan to slow infection. Source link
Robert Jenrick says there was “robust” action after experts called for a short lockdown in England. Source link
Treasury minister Lord Agnew says businesses “must engage in a more energetic way” to prepare. Source link
Image copyright Getty Images The new system of local coronavirus measures is “fundamentally flawed”, the mayor of Greater Manchester has said. A three-tier system for England...
Action was needed, they were told by Dr Mike Gogarty, director of public health and wellbeing at Essex County Council. Source link