And it’s “way up there with the United States”, he tells GB News, “despite Brexit.”
‘I would say there’s no need for any checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland,’ says the former First Minister.
‘Nothing unites the United Kingdom quite like this quadrennial extravaganza of sporting excellence.’
He attacks the Opposition for criticising the Government’s toughness whilst opposing every measure it introduces.
“He’s clearly very bitter and angry for no longer being in his job and wants to take it out on the Prime Minister”, adds the former Tory leader.
He says that that while he will continue to wear a mask in certain situations, he agrees responsibility needs to be handed back to people.
“I think that would be a significant unlocking step and it would be very welcome,” he says.
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The Housing Secretary is grilled on whether the Chancellor and Prime Minister should not have to self-isolate.
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“The real question is do we get to double that or even higher”, the professor adds, warning that this would lead to “major disruption” in the NHS.
Workers around the country will think Johnson and Sunak’s exemption from self-isolation is “special treatment”, argues the Shadow Health Secretary.
“That means that they can conduct important government business, but they won’t be able to go out socialising”, he says.
‘If I was asked to wear a mask when catching the tram in Wolverhampton and those were the rules, I would certainly wear a mask.’
“If we don’t provide support for people in Afghanistan they’re ultimately going to find their way into Europe”, warns the former DfID Secretary.
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“We don’t expect that the whole country will return to their desk as one on Monday.”
General Sir Nick Carter says: “I think it’s a very challenging question. It slightly depends on how Afghanistan turns out.”