“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.”
The vaccines minister says it’s not necessary for NHS workers to self-isolate even if they are pinged by the test and trace app.
The shadow education secretary says only six in 10,000 events have been cancelled.
Nadhim Zahawi also says the government is looking at test and release – upload 5 days of lateral flow tests to avoid isolation as piloted.
“Millions of [people] are going to be pinged this summer”, warns the Labour leader.
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Business Secretary says employers and employees ‘can come to their own arrangements’ on flexible working.
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“If we can’t reopen our society in the next few weeks… then we must ask ourselves when will we be able to return to normal.”
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Jenrick feels that “we are now in the final furlong and will be able to live with the virus and move on with our lives.”
Powis says the NHS must be able “to discharge medically fit patients back into social care.”
“Don’t make me laugh,” the former Brexit Party leader adds. “I’ve been hearing statements like this since 2019.”
The Shadow Chancellor disagrees with the claim that the Labour leader has a deadline of September to improve his performance.