Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Boris Johnson was urged to double his target for 14million vaccinations by mid-February today amid signs brutal lockdowns have finally started to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The PM is facing demands to take advantage of the space created by the brutal restrictions as figures showed the number of jabs being administered is rocketing over 290,000 … Read more Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

The Leader of Scottish Labour quit today just months before he was due to lead the party into difficult Holyrood elections. Richard Leonard announced he was stepping down with immediate effect this afternoon after three years in charge. The Yorkshire-born leftwinger, who was aligned with Jeremy Corbyn during his time as Labour chief, had already … Read more Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

Covid UK: Patrick Vallance says death rate won’t ‘reduce quickly’

Britain is in for a ‘pretty grim period’ for Covid deaths which won’t fall for ‘some weeks’, the Government’s top scientist warned today – after the UK recorded its deadliest day yet with 1,564 confirmed fatalities.  Department of Health figures show the daily laboratory-confirmed death toll has risen 50 per cent week-on-week, with data suggesting the … Read more Covid UK: Patrick Vallance says death rate won’t ‘reduce quickly’

Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Catering firm Chartwells has announced it will start including breakfast in free school meal deliveries in response to the fierce criticism of its meagre parcels.  The under-fire schools food provider has apologised and vowed to raise standards after parents railed against the paltry lunches it was sending their children.    Boris Johnson branded the boxes of … Read more Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris Johnson told footballer Marcus Rashford this morning paltry school meal hampers were ‘unacceptable’ – as one teacher admtted spending as little as £1 per meal rather due to ‘overheads’. The Prime Minister spoke to the Manchester United footballer following 48 hours of appalling images of sorry-looking groceries went around the internet. It came as … Read more Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris Johnson told footballer Marcus Rashford this morning paltry school meal hampers were ‘unacceptable’ – as one teacher admtted spending as little as £1 per meal rather due to ‘overheads’. The Prime Minister spoke to the Manchester United footballer following 48 hours of appalling images of sorry-looking groceries went around the internet. It came as … Read more Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford