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.
This Government recognises the vital roles that the cultural and heritage sectors play: they drive our soft power and tourism; they generate billions for the economy; they level-up our towns and cities by offering enriching experiences and boosting civic pride; and they employ thousands.
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.
I am writing to you regarding the decision to remove Spain from the list of countries and territories from which international arrivals are exempt from self-isolation requirements, and the reasoning behind this.
A year ago today I stood on the steps of 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister of this great United Kingdom for the first time, and set out my vision for how we would unite and level up across the country.