“They clearly take the stance that I don’t confirm to their preconceived idea of what an ethnic minority woman should stand for or represent.”
He’s asked whether or not, given the reliance of so many people on the payment, it’s right to mull scrapping it.
“Contrary to his prognostications of gloom, it has gone up and running much faster than the doubters expected.”
He said that the Government is “winding down the rhythm” of the briefings as the virus comes under better control.
WATCH: Johnson – “Today, we can say that our long national hibernation is beginning to come to an end.”
He announces an end to the two metre rule – and a restricted re-opening for pubs, restaurants, hotels and hair salons from 4 July in England.
From July 6, people shielding in England will be able to meet with up to six others outside their home as long as they maintain social distancing.
WATCH: “Frankly, I don’t know what Gavin Williamson has been doing for the last three months”, says Reeves
“The Government should have been working with libraries, community centres, with leisure centres to open them potentially.”
“It means nothing if your boss sends you an email saying you have to do it. You do it because you want to do it.”
“This week we will announce further details of the measures that we can take to relieve some of the national lockdown measures at the start of July”.
“But we also need to see greater use of facemasks” and “let’s get testing and tracing up and running”, says the Shadow Health Secretary.
WATCH: Hancock – Apple has “in the past also been intransigent in the face of perfectly reasonable requests”
The Health Secretary criticises the tech giant for not cooperating with “democratically elected governments”.
WATCH: Williamson wants every child back at school in September. But is that for five days a week as previously?
He also says the national curriculum already covers “the issue of the British Empire” and that people “should be incredibly proud of our history.”
“We discovered a technical barrier that every other country building their own app is also hitting.”
Elsewhere, it emerges that the NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app may be delayed until the winter,
ConservativeHome’s proprietor explains that his focus isn’t on trophy hunting per se – but rather on the raising of lions for killing.