UK-bound arrivals from South America and Portugal will be banned from Friday over concerns about the variant.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said there had been “widespread confusion” over the UK government message about changes to lockdown rules. He said devolved administrations had been “shut out” and there was a “total disregard” for the safety of workers. Boris Johnson said the message was still to “stay at home if you can”, as […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Joint Biosecurity Centre is being asked to develop new ways to respond to coronavirus outbreaks The government’s new Joint Biosecurity Centre is to take a more prominent role in co-ordinating the response to Covid-19, the BBC understands. The JBC will be asked to develop novel ways to quickly […]
It has ruled out extending free meals across England beyond term time – as Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have done – saying it has given councils £63m for families facing financial difficulties due to pandemic restrictions, as well as increasing welfare support by £9.3bn. Source link 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us […]