Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will make sure that ''nopupil in the UK will go hungry'', after MPs last week rejected legislationthat would have provided free meals during all school holidays from Octoberthrough to the Easter break.
Mr Johnson said the Government has given''specific sums'' to local councils to help support families in need.
Boris Johnson has warned that the Indian coronavirus variant could “pose a serious disruption” to plans to ease restrictions and “could make it more difficult” to end them as hoped in June.The Prime Minister told the Downing Street press conference: “I do not believe that we need, on the present evidence, to delay our road map and we will proceed with our plan to move to step three in England from Monday.
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Boris Johnson has said that remaining second doses for the over-50s will be accelerated so they come eight weeks after the first.The Prime Minister told the Downing Street press conference: “I believe we should trust in our vaccines to protect the public whilst monitoring the situation as it develops very closely because the race between our vaccination programme and the virus may be about to become a great deal tighter and it’s more important than ever therefore that people get the protection of a second dose.
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Former prime minister David Cameron was seen leaving his house on Thursday morning. Mr Cameron appears before two select committees of MPs later in the day to face questions over his lobbying activities for Greensill Capital. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
During a debate in the House of Commons, opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris Johnson of a Queen's Speech that "merely papers over the cracks". The prime minister assured MPs that his government will "unite and level up" across the union, to help the UK "bounce forward". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Speaker's Procession has taken place as Parliament is recalled from its Easter recess early to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.
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The Legoland Windsor Resort is set to welcome back guests for its 2021 season on April 12, in what will be its 25th birthday year. Just in time for the remainder of the Easter holidays, the resort’s outdoor rides and attractions will open for families to enjoy some outdoor fun in line with Government guidance.
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The NHS will be overwhelmed within weeks without a national lockdown in England, Boris Johnson has warned, as he ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to reverse the spread of coronavirus. The..
A national lockdown which will see the closure of pubs, restaurants,entertainment venues and non-essential shops will come into force in Englandat 0001 on Thursday November 5 and will end on Wednesday..
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