Gove visits NI ambulance workers as part of recovery programme
Minister for the Cabinet Office Michael Gove visited Northern Ireland as part of the UK Covid Recovery Programme.Mr Gove visited the headquarters of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service near Belfast where he met workers who had been on the frontline during the Covid pandemic.He spoke with members of five ambulance crew and staff from the dispatch unit and was also shown around the interior of an emergency ambulance.
Minister for the Cabinet Office Michael Gove does not respond as he is asked about Dominic Cummings’s allegations that Matt Hancock is a “liar” and Boris Johnson is “unfit” to be prime minister as he departs from his home. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has said “contact between friends and family” is something the Government wants to see “restored”.He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: “All being well, the Prime Minister will confirm tomorrow that there will be a relaxation, we’ve already indicated a proportionate relaxation on international travel, very limited at this stage because we have to be safe.
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Michael Gove has dismissed a second referendum on Scottish independence as a "massive distraction" as he repeatedly refused to say whether the UK government will seek to block a possible vote in court.
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Northern Ireland will only move forward when the region’s differing identities are respected by all, resigning First Minister Arlene Foster has said.Making her resignation speech to the Assembly chamber, the ousted DUP leader said her time as First Minister may have ended “abruptly” but she vowed to pursue “unfinished business” in championing Northern Ireland in other ways.Mrs Foster, who acknowledged she had not always made the right calls, became emotional as she closed her speech with an appeal for MLAs to act as “good neighbours”.
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Growing tensions between Britain and the European Union threatened to overshadow the Group of Seven summit's conclusion on Sunday, with London accusing France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ireland was not part of the United Kingdom. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Northern Ireland’s First Minister has urged the public to enjoy their new freedoms, but to be sensible.Arlene Foster was speaking as she visited the Strand Arts Centre in east Belfast along with deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill.
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