India  

Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers

Video Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Duration: 01:47s - Published
Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers

Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers

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.


You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019

PM urges 'heavy dose of caution' in last call before hugs, foreign holidays and indoor pints return

People across England are again able to enjoy hugs with loved ones, indoor pints and foreign holidays - but Boris Johnson has urged a "heavy dose of caution" due..
Sky News

PM condemns 'shameful racism' as police probe video of 'antisemitic abuse' shouted from convoy in north London

Boris Johnson has condemned "shameful racism" as police investigate footage appearing to show antisemitic abuse being shouted from a convoy of cars in north..
Sky News

Starmer slumps 17 points behind PM in new poll - and a third of Labour voters want him to quit

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is trailing Boris Johnson as the British public's preferred prime minister by 17 percentage points, according to a new poll.
Sky News
PM: Indian coronavirus variant could disrupt easing of restrictions in June [Video]

PM: Indian coronavirus variant could disrupt easing of restrictions in June

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.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:55Published
PM: Remaining second doses for over-50s to be accelerated [Video]

PM: Remaining second doses for over-50s to be accelerated

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.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:32Published

Member of parliament Representative of the voters to a parliament

David Cameron leaves home ahead of grilling by MPs [Video]

David Cameron leaves home ahead of grilling by MPs

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

Credit: ODN    Duration: 00:19Published

Cameron to face long afternoon of MPs' questions over Greensill lobbying scandal

Former prime minister David Cameron is set to face a long afternoon of questions from MPs over his lobbying for a now-collapsed finance firm.
Sky News

Boris Johnson aims to end work from home guidance from 21 June

People in England should no longer be advised to work from home after 21 June provided the country remains "on track" in the fight against coronavirus, Boris..
Sky News

'Are you a fraudster?': Financier at centre of Cameron lobbying row faces MPs' grilling

The founder of Greensill Capital - the firm which ex-prime minister David Cameron lobbied for - has denied his previous government role allowed him to win..
Sky News
PM and Starmer debate Queen's Speech [Video]

PM and Starmer debate Queen's Speech

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

Credit: ODN    Duration: 02:15Published

Easter Easter Major Christian festival celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Orthodox Christians prepare for Easter Sunday [Video]

Orthodox Christians prepare for Easter Sunday

Eastern Orthodox Christians are able to have bigger Easter celebrations this year as lockdowns in many countries are eased.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:05Published
Speaker's Procession recalls MPs to pay tribute to Duke [Video]

Speaker's Procession recalls MPs to pay tribute to Duke

The Speaker's Procession has taken place as Parliament is recalled from its Easter recess early to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:24Published
Spain hopeful Easter travel ban has curtailed virus spread [Video]

Spain hopeful Easter travel ban has curtailed virus spread

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 03:35Published
Excitement builds as Legoland prepares to reopen [Video]

Excitement builds as Legoland prepares to reopen

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.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:31Published

Related videos from verified sources

Boris Johnson orders national lockdown for England [Video]

Boris Johnson orders national lockdown for England

Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will close from Thursday as peopleare urged to stay at home. Here's a look at what was said in the PrimeMinister's press conference.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:41Published
Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown for England [Video]

Boris Johnson announces a national lockdown for England

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..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:28Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces month-long lockdown for England [Video]

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces month-long lockdown for England

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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:48Published