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Speech - Covid-19 update by the Prime Minister

Good afternoon,

Two weeks ago, I updated you from this podium on the progress we had made as a country against coronavirus.

And in many ways that progress continues.

The number of patients admitted to hospitals is still falling, and now stands at just over 100 each day.

W2W - unrest across the United States

THE on-going disturbances in the US are worrying.

What began as legitimate protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, has now morphed into something much darker.

Diary - coronavirus continues to raise its ugly head

A glorious sunny day. Coronavirus has raised its ugly head again with the Government announcing that separate households would not be allowed to meet indoors in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire from midnight.

Diary - National Trust to shed 1,200 jobs

A busy day dealing with constituency matters and casework. A long run in glorious sunshine kept the mind active! There's a lot going on and the news on the jobs' front remains bad.

Diary - select committee continues to look at the future of 5G

With cases of coronavirus on the rise again, the PM defended the 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain. Mr Johnson said the government had to be "swift", and hinted at further action against other countries if necessary.

Diary - travel chaos

Travel chaos has ensued after the UK updated its advice against all non-essential travel to Spain to include the Balearic and Canary Islands, following a rise in coronavirus cases.