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Live: Matt Hancock COVID-19 statement

Live: Matt Hancock COVID-19 statement

Matt Hancock to update commons of Covid-19 restrictions after millions of Brits have been forced into Tier 3 lockdown tonight as Boris Johnson saw off a local rebellion to enforce tough new restrictions. Boris laid out his plans to put Manchester and other areas under tougher restrictions, closing bars and banning household mixing in all […]

Health secretary Matt Hancock addresses parliament on new coronavirus restrictions

Health secretary Matt Hancock addresses parliament on new coronavirus restrictions

Health secretary Matt Hancock gives a statement in the House of Commons about the possibility of new coronavirus restrictions in London and Manchester Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub UK coronavirus live: London to move into tier 2 restrictions on Saturday ► https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2020/oct/15/uk-coronavirus-live-covid-19-compensation-lockdown-london-greater-manchester-latest-updates Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► […]

Matt Hancock raises coronavirus alert level for several regions including London

Matt Hancock raises coronavirus alert level for several regions including London

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, told the Commons that several areas of England were being moved to the high-risk, tier 2 coronavirus restrictions. The new rules will come into force at one minute past midnight on Saturday, for an undetermined amount of time, in areas including London, Essex, York and north-east Derbyshire Subscribe to Guardian […]

Coronavirus – The Latest: Is England heading for a two-week lockdown?

Coronavirus – The Latest: Is England heading for a two-week lockdown?

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus Millions more Britons will soon be living under tighter coronavirus restrictions, but Sadiq Khan and Sir Keir Starmer are among the Labour MPs calling for even harsher measures. They want to see a two-week […]

Coronavirus Tier 2: Leave schools out of further lockdowns

Coronavirus Tier 2: Leave schools out of further lockdowns

The Leader podcast: https://podfollow.com/the-leader Tighter Tier 2 restrictions are being imposed in London to stop the Covid-19 epidemic worsening. But the government announcement hasn’t stopped speculation that a much tougher ‘circuit breaker’ is still around the corner. Our education editor Anna Davis says the rumours have got headteachers worried that an effective ‘lockdown 2’ is […]

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