The communities secretary says that it’s the right time to “update and broaden” the message against coronavirus.
Momentum founder Jon Lansman quits as chairman
Image copyright AFP The founder of the Labour grassroots campaign group Momentum, Jon Lansman, has announced he will step down as its chairman next month. Mr Lansman, a close ally of ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, said it was time to “hand over to a new leadership.” The left-wing group was formed out of the campaign […]
Coronavirus: Welsh government not told about ‘Stay alert’ – Drakeford
Image caption Mark Drakeford said meetings with the UK government had to be more regular Wales’s first minister has said he was not consulted before the UK government decided to alter the lockdown slogan from “Stay at home” to “Stay alert”. Mark Drakeford told the BBC he did not think it was the “right time” […]
Bank of England warns of deepest recession on record
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A man walks past the Bank of England in London The Bank of England has warned that the coronavirus pandemic will push the UK economy towards its deepest recession on record. It said the economy was on course to shrink 14% this year, based on the lockdown being relaxed […]