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Alok Sharma

British Conservative politician

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Alok Sharma: British Conservative politician
Alok Sharma is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy since 2020. A member of the Conservative Party, he previously served as International Development Secretary from 2019 to 2020. Sharma has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Reading West since 2010.

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Sharma on job retention scheme and UK economy [Video]

Sharma on job retention scheme and UK economy

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says that the government will do everything it can to work with trade unions and employers to support people and their jobs, adding that the government strategy for..

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Sharma: EU must respect UK as a sovereign nation [Video]

Sharma: EU must respect UK as a sovereign nation

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says the EU must respect the UK as a sovereign nation as post-Brexit negotiations continue. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Sharma: Opening economy "best way of supporting people" [Video]

Sharma: Opening economy "best way of supporting people"

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has said the "best way of supporting people and supporting jobs" through the coronavirus outbreak and economic crisis is by re-opening the economy in a "phased and..

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Sharma commends Reading community [Video]

Sharma commends Reading community

Alok Sharma has commended the community of Reading following the tragic event which saw three people murdered. The business secretary’s comments came after a vigil which was held to honour the..

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Sharma: Easing of lockdown "phased and cautious" [Video]

Sharma: Easing of lockdown "phased and cautious"

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says the re-opening of the economy has been done in a "phased and cautious manner", as the government has taken "calibrated steps rather than giant leaps". Report by..

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Business secretary on 'exciting' day as shop reopen [Video]

Business secretary on 'exciting' day as shop reopen

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says it is an "exciting day" as non-essential shops begin reopening from lockdown, and reassures that government measures will ensure it is done safely. Report by..

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Non-essential shops can open from Monday, Sharma says [Video]

Non-essential shops can open from Monday, Sharma says

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has announced non-essential shops in England can reopen on Monday June 15 if they comply with social distancing rules. He added pubs, bars, restaurants and..

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Non-essential shops to reopen from Monday [Video]

Non-essential shops to reopen from Monday

Business Secretary Alok Sharma confirmed that non-essential shops in England can reopen on Monday if they can comply with social distancing rules. He told the Downing Street press conference: “I can..

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Brandon Lewis defends House of Commons return [Video]

Brandon Lewis defends House of Commons return

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has defended the decision to have the House of Commons return to in-person voting, despite Business Secretary Alok Sharma being tested for Covid-19 after..

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Alok Sharma tested for coronavirus after appearing unwell in the Commons [Video]

Alok Sharma tested for coronavirus after appearing unwell in the Commons

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus after becoming visibly unwell in the House of Commons chamber. He was travelling home to self-isolate after he struggled during a speech..

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Business Secretary tested for Covid-19 [Video]

Business Secretary tested for Covid-19

Business Secretary Alok Sharma is being tested for coronavirus, after appearing unwell during a House of Commons debate just days after parliament returned to in-person voting. Report by Connerv. Like..

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Sharma: We are being 'cautious' with new measures [Video]

Sharma: We are being 'cautious' with new measures

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says the government is being cautious with the easing of lockdown restrictions that take effect from today, but is confident that the public will comply and avoid a..

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All you need to know from the May 17 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 17 UK coronavirus briefing

Business Secretary Alok Sharma gives an update on the progress of clinical trials to help combat coronavirus at the daily 10 Downing Street briefing. He said the Government had committed more than a..

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Business Secretary announces new vaccine investment [Video]

Business Secretary announces new vaccine investment

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has announced new funding to boost the UK's vaccine development programme for Covid-19, including a rapid deployment facility which could start making vaccines from this..

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UK business minister Alok Sharma tests negative for COVID-19

British business minister Alok Sharma said he had tested negative for COVID-19, in a statement posted on Twitter a day after he had been taken ill inside parliament.
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UK business minister Sharma 'doing fine' after being taken ill

British business minister Alok Sharma is "doing fine" after being taken ill in parliament on Wednesday and subsequently tested for coronavirus, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday.
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UK PM Johnson met business minister Sharma, shortly before Sharma taken ill

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a 45-minute meeting with business minister Alok Sharma on Wednesday, just hours before Sharma was taken ill and tested for the coronavirus, Johnson's spokesman..
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UK business minister tested for COVID-19 after lawmakers return to parliament

British business minister Alok Sharma has been tested for COVID-19 after feeling unwell in parliament on Wednesday, just a day after the government required hundreds of legislators to resume voting in..
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UK business minister tested for coronavirus: BBC

British business minister Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus and is self-isolating after feeling unwell in parliament on Wednesday, the BBC said, citing a spokesman.
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On quarantine, UK minister says we need to protect the nation's health

British Business Secretary Alok Sharma said on Monday that the quarantine for international travellers that has so angered some airlines was important to take care of the health of the country.
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UK is following scientific advice on cautious lockdown easing, minister says

The British government is following scientific advice in cautiously easing the coronavirus lockdown, Business Secretary Alok Sharma said on Monday, after criticism from some prominent epidemiologists.
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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 170, lowest increase since March

The number of people who have died in the United Kingdom after testing positive for COVID-19 rose by 170 to 34,636, business minister Alok Sharma said on Sunday, the lowest increase in the official..
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UK death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases rises 170 to 34,636

The number of people who have died in the United Kingdom after testing positive for COVID-19 rose by 170 to 34,636, business minister Alok Sharma said on Sunday.
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'Communication issue': UK missed EU ventilator programme

Britain's failure to join a European Union procurement programme for ventilators to treat those ill with coronavirus was due to a communications issue, Business Secretary Alok Sharma said.
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Kamal Nath says Bhopal Metro to be named after Raja Bhoj, Mayor welcomes proposal

Mayor Alok Sharma welcomed the proposal of naming Bhopal's metro line after the late king 'Raja Bhoj'.
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Alok Sharma’s Agra kin cheer elevation


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