A rise in coronavirus cases in Birmingham saw households banned from mixing in new lock-down measures. The rate of infection more than doubled in the city in a week to 90.3 cases per 100,000. The measures also cover neighbouring Sandwell and Solihull, affecting more than 1.6 million people in tot
Plans to rewrite parts of the EU withdrawal agreement are causing a wee storm in some quarters. The EU is demanding we ditch them or risk jeopardizing a trade deal. Same old EU, then. With national law trumping international law, we can do this, and we will.
A rather depressing day, if I am honest. It started well with an early morning run, but then degenerated fast as I picked up on the news about the new "rule of six", restricting gatherings to a maximum of six people, enforced by police able to issue fines or make arrests.
Today, we have introduced the UK Internal Market Bill in Parliament. This Bill is crucial to protect seamless trade and jobs across all four corners of the United Kingdom at the end of the Transition Period.
A rise in coronavirus cases saw further restrictions in Bolton, including only allowing takeaways and curtailing nightlife. All hospitality venues will be limited to takeaway and must be closed to customers between 2200 and 0500 each day.
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