“I cannot in good faith tell my constituents that they were wrong and one senior adviser to the Government was right.”
“I know the British people hate the idea of unfairness. I think people like me who helped to make the rules should be accountable for their actions.”
We’re now on Day Four of the Cummings Affair. This list began on Day Two and continues. One Minister has resigned from the Government.
“At fault is a systemic failure caused by the secrecy that surrounds everything that SAGE does.”
“This document sets out a plan to rebuild the UK for a world with COVID-19. It is not a quick return to ‘normality.’ Nor does it lay out an easy answer.”
“Throughout this period of the next two months…we are going to be driven by the science, the data and public health.”
And Dorries moves up a rank at the Department of Health to become a Minister of State.
The Parliamentary Commissioner found he had misused his parliamentary privilege, and the Standards Committee accepted the report.
Is economics the key after all – driving the culture wars in western liberal democracies?
“If we rush to relax the measures in place, we would risk wasting all the sacrifices and all the progress we have made.”
Trust in the government has gone up, according to Kekst CNC – and the results point the same way across the four countries polled.
“He’s been moved…back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery. He is in extremely good spirits.”
‘The PM and No10 are hugely grateful for the support and thank the NHS staff for the brilliant care he is receiving.’
As we publish, the Prime Minister moves towards the end of his third full day in intensive care.
As the likes of Gardiner and Burgon depart the front bench, is the team that will follow Sir Keir Starmer into the first Labour-led government since 2010?
His condition continues to be described by Downing Street as “stable” in the wake of this afternoon’s press conference.
He is “receiving standard oxygen treatment and is breathing without any other assistance”.
Politicians rushed to wish the Prime Minister well as he was moved to intensive care in St. Thomas’ Hospital in London.
“Over the course of the afternoon, the conditon of the Prime Minister worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the unit.”
“That is why we are giving one simple instruction – you must stay at home…if people break the rules, the police will issue fines and disperse gatherings.”
This is the scheme announced yesterday evening by Matt Hancock to recruit 250,00 volunteers to help counter the Coronavirus.
Shopping for basic necessities; one form of exercise a day; any medical need, to help a vulnerable person; and work travel only where absolutely necessary.
“Every citizen must comply with these new measures. The relevant authorities, including the police, will be given the powers to enforce them.”
“Our Plan will protect jobs; offer more generous support to those without them and strengthen the safety net for those who work for themselves.”
“We will support jobs, we will support incomes, we will support businesses, and we will help you protect your loved ones.”
“Public safety has and will always remain our top priority… This is a time for looking out for each other, for our neighbours, friends and family.”
Seven principles for action by Number Ten’s former head of polling. “Government understanding of the public is imperative to ensure they stay the course.”
“It’s now clear that the peak of the epidemic is coming faster in some parts of the country than in others. It looks as though London is now a few weeks ahead.”
The discounted membership is now more widely available; a welcome step in raising recruitment, but only the beginning.
“The OBR have said that today’s Budget will be the largest sustained fiscal boost for thirty years. Over the spending review period, its set to grow at the fastest rate since 2004.”