Covid-19 UK: More than 30% of black over-60s in England have yet to get their coronavirus vaccine

More than 30 per cent of black over-60s have still not had their first Covid vaccine despite No10’s PR blitz to encourage uptake among BAME people, data has shown. The proportion of black people who have not had a jab is nearly seven times higher than it is for white over-60s and higher than all … Read more

Coronavirus: One in 10 positive lateral flow tests in England turn out wrong when people retest

At least one in 10 positive results given by rapid lateral flow coronavirus tests were wrong in March, Public Health England has admitted. Since self-testing kits were put into mass use when schools in England reopened last month, 3,248 positive results have been found to be false by follow-up swab tests.  The controversial kits, which have … Read more

Just 175 Covid patients are now being admitted to hospital every day in England

Just 175 Covid patients are now being admitted to hospital in England every day — down from 4,000 at the peak of the crisis in January, according to official figures that will pile even more pressure on No10 to ease lockdown quicker. NHS England data also shows the life-saving effect of vaccines, with the proportion … Read more

Just 175 Covid patients are now being admitted to hospital every day in England

Just 175 Covid patients are now being admitted to hospital every day in England – down from more than 4,000 in January… and rates are falling quicker in over-65s because of vaccines, data shows NHS England statistics showed 51 per cent of Covid patients were under-65s in their latest publication Promising data will pile yet … Read more

Covid England: Some areas have still only vaccinated HALF of over-50s

Parts of England have still only vaccinated half of citizens over the age of 50, as the NHS prepares to move onto people in their 40s.   Some areas of the country have stormed ahead and managed to reach more than 96 per cent of people in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and above, exceeding Number … Read more

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane stands down after 32 years

Andy Haldane quits the Bank of England: Chief economist stands down after 32 years By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 22:45 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 22:53 BST, 13 April 2021 The chief economist of the Bank of England has quit just as the economy shows signs of a recovery. Andy Haldane … Read more

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave central bank

Surprise exit: Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane to leave the central bank after over 30 years Haldane will step down at the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in June He’ll be the new CEO of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce He had been reappointed for a new three-year term as an … Read more

Weekly Covid deaths in England and Wales fall to lowest levels in six months

Coronavirus deaths in England and Wales have plunged to their lowest level in six months, official figures revealed today amid tumbling infections and a successful vaccine roll-out. Office for National Statistics data showed 400 death certificates that mentioned Covid were registered during the week ending April 2, the latest available.  This was the equivalent of … Read more

Pay freeze for Church of England clergy as leaders feel the squeeze following pandemic shutdown

Pay freeze for Church of England clergy as leaders feel the squeeze following pandemic shutdown Stipends of all CofE clergy increased by zero per cent in their annual pay round It means annual pay of the Archbishop of Canterbury will remain at £85,070  Diocesan bishop will stick at £46,180, and stipend for parish vicar £27,000  By … Read more

Pay freeze for Church of England clergy as leaders feel the squeeze following pandemic shutdown

Pay freeze for Church of England clergy as leaders feel the squeeze following pandemic shutdown Stipends of all CofE clergy increased by zero per cent in their annual pay round It means annual pay of the Archbishop of Canterbury will remain at £85,070  Diocesan bishop will stick at £46,180, and stipend for parish vicar £27,000  By … Read more