Chancellor Rishi Sunak has insisted the government's post-pandemic plan for jobs, which he set out this time last year, is "working".
During a visit to Scotland today he said: "A year ago, people were expecting unemployment to peak in our country at 12% - 1980s style levels. If you ask them now, they think it will peak at a level half of that." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Fully vaccinated travellers from the US and much of Europe will be able to enter England and Scotland without quarantining, starting next week.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that people who have received both doses of a vaccine approved by the FDA in the US or the European Medicines Agency, which regulates drugs for the European Union and several other countries, will be able to take pre and post-arrival coronavirus tests instead of self-isolating for 10 days after entering England.The rule change comes into effect at 3am on Monday August 2.
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