Chancellor promises 'fairer and more just' country in memory of lives lost to coronavirus
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has vowed to build a “fairer and more just” country in the memory of those who lost their lives to coronavirus.In a post-Budget Downing Street press conference, Mr Sunak said: “The number that in so many ways defines the last 12 months is not included in today’s Budget document."
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds asks an urgent question in the House of Commons on Greensill Capital and a Covid-19 support scheme. Labour had asked for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to appear before MPs to respond. However, business minister Paul Scully was sent to reply for the government. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson says he will ‘raise a pint of beer to his lips’ on 12th April when lockdown restrictions are eased. Speaking at a press conference in Downing Street to confirm the government will implement phase two of its roadmap out of lockdown next week, the Prime Minister confirmed that gyms and hairdressers will also be allowed to reopen but urged caution in the face of further waves of the pandemic. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
All the key points from the Covid-19 Downing Street press conference on March 29, when Boris Johnson announced a new partnership with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to provide up to 60 million doses of a new vaccine by Novavax.
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Boris Johnson has said the UK must be "very wary" of the potential for a third wave, when asked by a member of the public how the government is planning to stop the spread from Europe to the UK.
He told the Downing Street briefing: "On the European continent we are seeing distinct signs of a third wave and they're taking steps to abate that, to deal with that." Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Professor Chris Whitty has said Covid-19 will remain with us "for the foreseeable future". Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, the Chief Medical for England said: "Covid, itself, I anticipate being with us for the foreseeable future. We will have to deal with it in some form or another." Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Hours after the U.S. crossed the threshold of 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, President Joe Biden commemorated the lives lost over the past year on Monday night. No other country has lost more lives to..