The main restrictions in Tier 4 are: – No household mixing allowed, though one person can meet one other person outside in a public space – All non-essential shops and businesses must close, including personal care and indoor entertainment – Nobody can
Matt Hancock welcomed the news that British regulators had approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in time for the new year. The Health Secretary said the new jab will allow health officials to roll out the vaccination programme “much faster” and to more Britons
The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. This week he replies to travellers whose plans have been fogged up by the tiers and the Brexit trade deal. Q. How do I know which countries are banning British visitors?
Fears are growing as the date for tier change announcements approaches, with areas of higher prevalence expecting to be shunted into Tier 3. The allocating of the tier system is reviewed every 14 days, with the next review due on December 16.
Ed Miliband insisted the Labour Party had wanted to show its support for restrictions but signal its criticism of the financial support made available to struggling businesses in Tier 2 and Tier 3. BBC Today presenter Mishal Husain however warned the decision
MPs across the country today had their say on the new coronavirus tiers which will come into effect at 12.01am on Wednesday, December 2. More than 55 million people will be in the toughest two tiers if plans are approved by MPs.
Matt Hancock’s voice broke at the Despatch box when he told MPs that he lost his step-grandfather to coronavirus in November. The Health Secretary told MPs: “We can afford to let up a little, we just can’t afford to let up a
The Prime Minister is bracing for a sizeable rebellion from the Tory backbenches on Tuesday evening as MPs prepare to vote on his coronavirus tiers proposals. Ahead of the vote, Tory MP Andrea Leadsom expressed her frustration with the draconian rules put
Tory MP Colonel Bob Stewart demanded that talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer stop “shouting” at him as the two sparred over the Government’s tiered system. Boris Johnson’s proposals have prompted a huge backlash, even among his own MPs, with some Conservatives announcing that
Matt Hancock has suggested that UK tiers could be changed ahead of Christmas as they are subject to review on December 16. He urged areas of the UK to “come together” and bring case rates down like Liverpool has in the past month.