Also: Opposition parties force the SNP to abandon a bid to suspend trial by jury; and more good reading on the fallout from Alex Salmond’s acquittal.
Posts Tagged: Public Health
I have always gone out of my way to support, promote, and grow our tourism sector. But these are not normal times.
In Solihull, we are blessed with strong communities across the borough, from our more urban north to our rural south.
Raab and Patel advocate the positions of their departments, which are based on different concerns and priorities. It is for the Prime Minister to decide.
Social distancing in a crowded urban park is ceaseless effort; on a rural stroll, effortless. Yet Derbyshire Police insist that we confine ourselves to the former.
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.”
The reduced service Transport for London is providing is just not sufficient for essential workers to travel across the city safely.
If America’s governors, county commissioners, and mayors are pursuing their own more aggressive measures, his calls will fall on deaf ears.
Local people have come together to create Loughborough Community Volunteers. Other similar groups are now appearing elsewhere in the borough.
A supply-chain shock poses similar problems when it comes to feeding the nation, but it says something very different about the British people.
WATCH: Eustice – “More food is arriving every day. There is no shortage of food.” Today’s press conference.
“I don’t think it is necessary or appropriate for the Government to dictate” to supermarkets, the Environment adds Secretary says. “We need people to calm down.”
The number of people who have already pledged their support is amazing, but entirely typical of our community spirit and commitment to helping each other.
“I say to businesses, I say to employers: stand by your employees, because we will stand by you.”
Also: schools and businesses shut down across the nation; DUP slammed in ‘cash-for-ash’ report; and Salmond’s trial continues.
Making full use of the volunteers will mean lifting some of the red tape around vetting and so forth. It is a matter of balancing the risks involved in a practical way.