Matt Hancock hints again that low-infection areas WILL be downgraded in two weeks

Matt Hancock today delivered another hint that low-infection areas will see lockdown downgraded by December 16 as the government reels from a huge Tory revolt. The new tiers system for England came into force at midnight after the Commons approved it by 291 to 78 – but the healthy majority masked a disaster for Boris … Read more Matt Hancock hints again that low-infection areas WILL be downgraded in two weeks

Matt Hancock hints again that low-infection areas WILL be downgraded in two weeks

Matt Hancock today delivered another hint that low-infection areas will see lockdown downgraded by December 16 as the government reels from a huge Tory revolt. The new tiers system for England came into force at midnight after the Commons approved it by 291 to 78 – but the healthy majority masked a disaster for Boris … Read more Matt Hancock hints again that low-infection areas WILL be downgraded in two weeks

There is STILL no action on a law to protect veterans of the Troubles

MPs and former soldiers reacted with fury yesterday to Boris Johnson’s failure to bring in laws to protect Northern Ireland veterans from decades-old probes into the Troubles. Back in January, the Prime Minister promised to deal with ‘legacy issues’ within 100 days – but the Mail can reveal that plans for a new Bill have … Read more There is STILL no action on a law to protect veterans of the Troubles

Matt Hancock chokes back tears as he reveals he lost family member to Covid

Matt Hancock chokes back tears in the House of Commons as he reveals his step-grandfather died of Covid last month as the Health Secretary issues an emotional plea for people to stick to new rules Matt Hancock revealed in House of Commons his step-grandfather died of Covid Health Secretary said his family member had caught … Read more Matt Hancock chokes back tears as he reveals he lost family member to Covid

Matt Hancock chokes back tears as he reveals he lost family member to Covid

Matt Hancock chokes back tears in the House of Commons as he reveals his step-grandfather died of Covid last month as the Health Secretary issues an emotional plea for people to stick to new rules Matt Hancock revealed in House of Commons his step-grandfather died of Covid Health Secretary said his family member had caught … Read more Matt Hancock chokes back tears as he reveals he lost family member to Covid

PM’s brutal lockdown tiers are APPROVED in the Commons

Boris Johnson’s brutal lockdown tiers were approved by the Commons tonight despite a major Tory revolt at the ‘back of fag packet’ curbs, The new system was signed off by a margin of 291 to 78 and will come into force tomorrow after Labour opted to abstain, complaining the regime was not tough enough and … Read more PM’s brutal lockdown tiers are APPROVED in the Commons

PM’s brutal lockdown tiers are APPROVED in the Commons

Boris Johnson’s brutal lockdown tiers were approved by the Commons tonight despite a major Tory revolt at the ‘back of fag packet’ curbs, The new system was signed off by a margin of 291 to 78 and will come into force tomorrow after Labour opted to abstain, complaining the regime was not tough enough and … Read more PM’s brutal lockdown tiers are APPROVED in the Commons

Boris Johnson pledges £1,000 grant for every ‘wet pub’ forced to shut

Boris Johnson announces every ‘wet pub’ forced to close under new tier restrictions will get a £1,000 grant in December as hospitality chiefs blast it is nowhere near enough to tackle the ‘financial armageddon’ facing many firms Boris Johnson has announced fresh support for the hospitality sector hit by tiers The PM said all ‘wet … Read more Boris Johnson pledges £1,000 grant for every ‘wet pub’ forced to shut

Boris Johnson delay to Low Emission Zone put Capital’s poor at increased risk from pollution

Boris Johnson was today accused of putting poorer residents’ lives at risk when he delayed introducing the Low Emission Zone during his tenure as Mayor of London.  Ella Kissi-Debrah, who lived 80ft from the south circular road in south-east London, died after three years of seizures and 27 visits to hospital for treatment to breathing problems. … Read more Boris Johnson delay to Low Emission Zone put Capital’s poor at increased risk from pollution

PM faces major Tory revolt in coronavirus Tiers vote TODAY

Boris Johnson is facing a huge Tory mutiny over his new tiers today as it emerged the government has another ‘secret’ assessment of the economic hit – alongside the ‘cut and paste’ version published last night. The PM has failed to quell rising fury on his own benches about the draconian restrictions, which will leave … Read more PM faces major Tory revolt in coronavirus Tiers vote TODAY