“I think I’m doing very well, but we’re going to make sure that things work out. The First Lady is doing very well. ”
WATCH: Before Prime Minister’s Questions, Hoyle accuses Ministers of treating the Commons with contempt
“I now look to the Government to rebuild trust with this House,” he says, as he confirms that the Brady amendment won’t be called.
The two candidates vilified each other as they clashed over healthcare, the coronavirus and the supreme court.
“Some of them have had to sign contracts for accommodation – so it’s quite a complicated issue, and I don’t see the Government talking about it at all.”
WATCH: “Young people have paid a huge price during this crisis… it’s only fair to get them back to university” – Dowden
“It’s important for students not to have to give up a year of their life by not going to university”.
WATCH: Lammy on universities – “Williamson needs to come to the House tomorrow and explain what he’s going to do”
The Education Secretary must make sure that: “young people can receive their education and they can get the testing that they now deserve”.
WATCH: “Students didn’t start this current phase of the epidemic…” but university spread was “entirely predictable”
“The risk areas were first year students within halls of residents as well as face to face teaching”, says Professor Mark Woolhouse, an epidemiologist.
WATCH: Gupta – “The best way we can protect lives” is by allowing “the infection to spread among those who are not vulnerable.”
That way “immunity is built up in the population, which then brings the risk of infections down… to those who are vulnerable to Covid.”
WATCH: “Lack of clear communication from the Government” is “why we’re not seeing high levels of compliance”, says Stevens
“People should follow the guidance, but there’s a lot of confusion out there,” says the Shadow Culture Secretary.
“I don’t think it’s helpful at this stage – three months away – to speculate” on what will happen at universities, says the Culture Secretary.
“We don’t really want a rebellion; we’re trying to support the Government in getting this done by saying ‘let us vote on these measures'”.
“Our task now is to move to the next stage of our economic plan, nurturing the recovery by protecting jobs through the difficult winter months.”
WATCH: “We will go forward with further creative and imaginative schemes to keep our economy moving”
“He should pay tribute to the Chancellor and his work”, says the Prime Minister to Starmer at today’s PMQs.
The Prime Minister makes his case to the nation for his latest package of measures – and the clampdown they bring.
WATCH: “We reserve the right to deploy greater fire power, with significantly greater restrictions”, says Johnson
“We will only be able to avoid this if our new measures work and our behaviour changes…for the time being, this virus is a fact of our lives.”