“We’re calling for the Government to be crystal clear…you must have clarity in a pandemic.”
“It’s trying to deal with these strange times and have an announcement that our members and the public can view from their homes.”
The issues in health crises are always about procurement and logistics, says the former Prime Minister.
The Chancellor of the Duchy suggests that the peak of the crisis will come earlier if people keep observing social distancing.
Insolvency, annual leave and competition announcements from Sharma as he fronts the Government’s press conference
“Be in no doubt: we will continue to fight tooth and nail to protect jobs and livelihoods.”
The doctor, Health Select Committee member and Conservative MP sets out the action that he and others are taking.
WATCH: There’s “a new alliance to increase our testing capacity”. Gove stands in for the Prime Minister at today’s press conference.
“We’re expanding the number of beds, increasing the number of staff and also investing in life-saving equipment.”
WATCH: Hancock – “I’ll be self-isolating here until next Thursday”. The Health Secretary tests positive for Covid-19.
“I’ll be continuing to do everything I can to get our carers the support that they need, and I’ll be doing that from here but with no less gusto.”
WATCH: The Prime Minister announces that he has been tested positive for the Coronavirus – and is self-isolating
“Be in no doubt that I can continue to communicate with my top team and lead the national fightback.”
WATCH: “We all stand together.” Sunak announces a package for the self-employed at the Government’s daily press conference.
The Chancellor announces details of a new income support scheme – “one of the most generous in the world,” he says.
WATCH: Over 400,000 people volunteer for the Government’s programme in a day. Today’s press conference.
“We are massively ramping up our testing programme,” the Prime Minister said, as questions focused on the matter.
WATCH: Corbyn’s last PMQs. “My voice will not be stilled, I’ll be around, I’ll be campaigning, I’ll be arguing,” he says.
Given last December’s election result, this news will not necessarily dismay Conservative activists and voters.
WATCH: Hancock leads the Government’s daily press conference. He announces a new 4000 bed field hospital in London.
He calls for 250,000 NHS Volunteer Responders and says that 12,000 former NHS staff are returning to the front line.
WATCH: The Prime Minister’s broadcast. “I must give a very simple instruction. You must stay at home.”
“We’ll stop all gathering of more than two people in public, excluding those you live with.”
WATCH: Johnson suggests that if people won’t social distance there may be curfews. His press conference today.
“Even if you think that you are personally invulnerable, there are plenty of people that you can infect and whose lives will therefore be put at risk.”