Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Rishi Sunak is under fire after REFUSING to appear in front of MPs to answer questions on his controversial Spending Review as the Chancellor ‘faces questions over his family’s finances’ Spending Review sparked major controversy as Rishi Sunak cut foreign aid Treasury Select Committee asked the Chancellor to come and answer questions But Mr Sunak … Read more Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Coronavirus lockdown England: Tier 2 diners mustn’t ‘linger’ in pubs

Drinkers must leave pubs or restaurants as soon as they have eaten their meal in the latest extraordinary diktat from Downing Street today. Tier 2 diners in England cannot linger or order more booze after their food is finished – and will be expected to go even when they have more left to drink after the … Read more Coronavirus lockdown England: Tier 2 diners mustn’t ‘linger’ in pubs

Coronavirus lockdown England: 17m in Tiers 2 and 3 though cases fell

Around 17million people living in parts of England that have seen their coronavirus outbreaks shrink for at least two weeks in a row will be plunged into the toughest tiers next week when the country’s lockdown finally ends, MailOnline’s analysis has revealed. As many as a third of England’s authorities – 51 out of 149 … Read more Coronavirus lockdown England: 17m in Tiers 2 and 3 though cases fell

Coronavirus lockdown England: 17m in Tiers 2 and 3 though cases fell

Around 17million people living in parts of England that have seen their coronavirus outbreaks shrink for at least two weeks in a row will be plunged into the toughest tiers next week when the country’s lockdown finally ends, MailOnline’s analysis has revealed. As many as a third of England’s authorities – 51 out of 149 … Read more Coronavirus lockdown England: 17m in Tiers 2 and 3 though cases fell

Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Chris Whitty, England’s Chief Medical Officer, refused to back Oxford’s vaccine The Chief Medical Officer has dodged giving the AstraZeneca jab his full backing as the company revealed it will run a new Oxford vaccine trial. Chris Whitty refused to back the injection when asked about the controversy surrounding data from its late-stage trials at a Downing Street … Read more Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Coronavrius lockdown England: Fury in rural Kent as county in Tier 3

Towns and villages across Britain were furious tonight after Boris Johnson confirmed all but three places in England will be plunged into the toughest brackets despite many of the local cases being in small urban hotspots in the same authority areas.       The move prompted fury from rural areas in Kent, which was placed under the … Read more Coronavrius lockdown England: Fury in rural Kent as county in Tier 3

Coronavrius lockdown England: Fury in rural Kent as county in Tier 3

Towns and villages across Britain were furious tonight after Boris Johnson confirmed all but three places in England will be plunged into the toughest brackets despite many of the local cases being in small urban hotspots in the same authority areas.       The move prompted fury from rural areas in Kent, which was placed under the … Read more Coronavrius lockdown England: Fury in rural Kent as county in Tier 3

Brexit: 4.2M EU citizens, 1M more than expected, apply to stay in UK

Almost one million more EU citizens have applied to stay in the UK after Brexit than had been expected as applications hit 4.2 million EU citizens living in UK have until June 30 next year to apply for settled status The UK’s EU Settlement Scheme has now had more than 4.2 million applications  Official estimates … Read more Brexit: 4.2M EU citizens, 1M more than expected, apply to stay in UK

Brexit: 4.2M EU citizens, 1M more than expected, apply to stay in UK

Almost one million more EU citizens have applied to stay in the UK after Brexit than had been expected as applications hit 4.2 million EU citizens living in UK have until June 30 next year to apply for settled status The UK’s EU Settlement Scheme has now had more than 4.2 million applications  Official estimates … Read more Brexit: 4.2M EU citizens, 1M more than expected, apply to stay in UK

Boris Johnson begs public to back new Covid lockdowns

How does government decide what Tiers areas are put into?  Boris Johnson promised to base Tier allocation on ‘common sense’, and the government’s ‘Winter Plan’ set out a series of metrics to be used. They are: Case detection rates in all age groups; Case detection rates in the over 60s; The rate at which cases are … Read more Boris Johnson begs public to back new Covid lockdowns