Ahead of the end of national lockdown in December, the Government has announced which areas will fall under the new tier system.
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“January and February are always difficult months for the NHS, so it is vital we safeguard the gains we’ve made. We must protect our NHS this winter.”
Chris Hossack: The costs of the lockdown have not been honestly presented. Not least that it is killing our high streets.
The blanket approach centred on regional and economic shutdown isn’t working.
“I’m acutely conscious that no other peacetime Prime Minister has asked so much of the British people.”
Shona Haslam: English “tiers”? Scottish “levels”? We need a national response to the pandemic. Not this confusion.
In Scotland they start at zero. So Level 5 is actually Level 4. Then the Scottish Government decided to change the numbers to letters.
The Government would be wise to encourage people to limit their casual sexual partners and to commit to safer sex using condoms.
Henry Hill: The public want UK-wide rules for Christmas, but we’re a long way from a ‘Four Nations’ approach
The different administrations are all in different places with increasing bad blood between them. Also, devosceptics look set to win seats in Wales.
As the nation braces for a second lockdown, Johnson and Starmer lock horns on whether the Government should have embraced an earlier ‘circuit-breaker’.
To both treat every Covid patient who needs it and maintain regular services through the ‘winter crisis’, the NHS needs a more muscular intervention.
My constituents are divided between those demanding ever-tighter restrictions and others who want their quality of life back.
Henry Hill: Tories claim Drakeford has turned Wales into ‘test-bed for left-wing socialist authority’
Also: another miserable week in Government for the SNP; the deep damage of the Irish Protocol grow clearer by the day; and more.
The second part of the author’s mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
The final part of a mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
The First Minister’s absurd decree banning the sale of ‘non-essential’ goods spotlights the tension between devolved lockdowns and reserved finances.
Gove says ministers will have to “look at the position” to bring the virus under control if agreement can’t be reached.