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 condition of the Prime Minister worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the unit.”
“I urge you, please, to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.” Johnson’s letter to households: full text
“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.
“People will only be allowed to leave their home for the following very limited purposes.” Johnson’s statement: full text.
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.”
“A combination of measures unprecedented for a government of this nation.” The Chancellor’s statement: full text.
“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.”
The Conservative Party suspends all non-digital campaigning, and directs activists to support the vulnerable
“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.”
“Track everything.” James Johnson’s Twitter advice thread on Government polling and the Coronavirus.
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.”
“Without drastic action, cases could double every five or six days.” – The Prime Minister’s coronavirus statement – full text
“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.”