Sir Patrick Vallance Rectifies Blunder About COVID Hospital Admissions

The Government’s chief scientific adviser has clarified that more than half of Brits being admitted to hospital with COVID are still unvaccinated. Sir Patrick Vallance told a Downing Street press conference marking Freedom Day that 60 per cent of hospitalisations were amongst people who’d received both jabs, but he later tweeted to say the statisticContinue reading “Sir Patrick Vallance Rectifies Blunder About COVID Hospital Admissions”

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Boris Johnson U-Turns And Will Not Use Trial Scheme To Avoid Quarantine After Sajid Javid Gets COVID

Boris Johnson was forced into an embarrassing U-turn after endeavouring to sidestep quarantine despite close contact with Sajid Javid, who has COVID. The Prime Minister and Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced they would use a little known pilot scheme that allows people out of self-isolation every day to continue working if they pass a daily lateralContinue reading “Boris Johnson U-Turns And Will Not Use Trial Scheme To Avoid Quarantine After Sajid Javid Gets COVID”

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Boris Johnson Supports Proposals For A New Tax To Cover Social Care Reforms

Boris Johnson is preparing to announce a cap on the amount people have to pay for their care as soon as next week. Number 10 and the Treasury are said to be putting the final touches to a deal to fix the social care crisis. The Prime Minister is understood to be keen to publishContinue reading “Boris Johnson Supports Proposals For A New Tax To Cover Social Care Reforms”

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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps Supports Compulsory Face Masks

Grant Shapps cleared the way for public transport operators including the London Underground to force travellers to continue wearing masks. The Transport Secretary said he was pretty relaxed about rail, bus and Underground firms making face coverings a condition of carriage, meaning riders failing to comply can’t travel. Facing MPs he distinguished wearing masks onContinue reading “Transport Secretary Grant Shapps Supports Compulsory Face Masks”

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Sajid Javid Goes Full Speed Ahead Towards Lifting All Lockdown Restrictions

Sajid Javid said the best way to protect the nation’s well-being was to lift the remaining coronavirus restrictions and writing exclusively for a newspaper outlet, the new Health Secretary said that the economic arguments for opening up were well known, but for him, the health arguments were equally compelling. His comments mark a sharp shiftContinue reading “Sajid Javid Goes Full Speed Ahead Towards Lifting All Lockdown Restrictions”

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No Self-Isolation For Double-Jabbed, No COVID Passports And No School Bubbles

Chris Whitty has backed Freedom Day going ahead on July 19 as he told the Cabinet it should strive to get as much open this summer as possible before winter. The Chief Medical Officer reportedly indicated his support for lifting the remaining coronavirus restraints next month as he prepared Cabinet ministers on Monday. Chris WhittyContinue reading “No Self-Isolation For Double-Jabbed, No COVID Passports And No School Bubbles”

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Freedom Day Will See Practically All COVID Curbs Axed

Ministers are planning to axe practically all coronavirus restraints on July 19 as the nation moves towards herd immunity despite growing infection numbers. Social distancing, face masks and work from home guidance are all expected to be ditched as England makes a climactic push back towards normality on so-called Freedom Day. Boris Johnson is gettingContinue reading “Freedom Day Will See Practically All COVID Curbs Axed”

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Boris Johnson Warns Of Rough Winter Ahead

Boris Johnson poured cold water on the possibility of easing the remaining coronavirus rules early as he declined to rule out future lockdowns and warned the country should brace for a rough winter. The Prime Minister has suspended freedom day by four weeks to July 19 but a two-week review will take place on JulyContinue reading “Boris Johnson Warns Of Rough Winter Ahead”

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Boris Johnson Says Anybody Sensible Would Keep An Open Mind

Boris Johnson said anybody sensible would keep an open mind about the source of the coronavirus outbreak but the United Kingdom doesn’t currently believe the so-called laboratory leak theory. Boris Johnson told a press conference at the end of the G7 summit in Cornwall that at the moment, the advice they have had is thatContinue reading “Boris Johnson Says Anybody Sensible Would Keep An Open Mind”

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Summer Freedom On Hold For Four Weeks

Boris Johnson has pushed Freedom Day to July 19 as a new poll revealed that the preponderance of Britons wanted ministers to delay the lifting of all lockdown rules amid a spike in Indian variant cases. A total of 53 per cent of UK voters wanted some lockdown rules to stay across the United KingdomContinue reading “Summer Freedom On Hold For Four Weeks”

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