“We will not be responding to this crisis with what people called austerity. We are not going to try to cheese-pare our way out of trouble.”
“Now we must listen to ideas on transforming government itself…because the machinery of government is no longer equal to the challenges of today.”
There are some oddities: Wedding ceremonies allowed, but only one household at the party venue at the moment.
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“We should all respect due process and fair hearing, rather than tolerate criminal acts and mob rule.”
“From here, I’m afraid, the journey is all too obvious. The only way to prevent this is to reverse the re-racialisation of our society.”
It’s striking that three Tory ethnic minority Ministers – first Badenoch; then Patel, and now Sunak – have sounded clearer-headed than some of their colleagues.
We’re now on Day Four of the controversy. This list began on Day Two and continues. One Minister has resigned from the Government.
“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.”
“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.