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Covid: What could the new tier system look like?

Covid: What could the new tier system look like?

Downing Street has said this is expected to come into force when the national lockdown ends on December 2. Read full article: Covid: What could the new tier system lo...→

Covid: What could the new tier system look like?

Covid: What could the new tier system look like?

Downing Street has said this is expected to come into force when the national lockdown ends on December 2. Read full article: Covid: What could the new tier system lo...→

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

A number of North East MPs voted against the latest lockdown measures but they were approved by the House of Commons Read full article: MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown ...→

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Boris Johnson has suffered perhaps his biggest rebellion yet in the House of Commons after over 50 of his own MPs defied his move to bring in a new coronavirus [...] Read full article: Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Joh...→

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Boris Johnson has already offered to create more localised tiers that will only last for two months after a rebellion from backbench MPs. Labour abstained from [...] Read full article: Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approve...→

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is challenging the Government's decision to put the area into Tier 3 after the current lockdown restrictions end on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Stratford-on-Avon District Council start...→

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

This is the moment James O'Brien explained why the Labour Party is abstaining in today's key Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: James O'Brien explains why Labour is abs...→

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

The UK's Australia-style points based immigration opens to applications from today, bringing an end to the Freedom of Movement Act. Read full article: UK's points-based immigration system com...→

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

At her daily press briefing in Edinburgh on Monday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed there had been just 49 new cases in Lanarkshire on Sunday - the lo [...] Read full article: Lanarkshire Covid cases down to Septembe...→

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to move to higher level when results of latest Covid review are announced

SEISS grant: when to claim the third instalment of self-employed grant – plus new eligibility rules and how to apply through HMRC... Last updated: Tuesday, 01 [...] Read full article: Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to m...→

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

THE health secretary has confirmed that regions will only be able to move to a new coronavirus tier after a series of play-offs. Read full article: Changes of Covid tier to be decided by p...→

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Tunbridge Wells in Kent has the lowest infection rate of any area in England that is to be in Tier 3, while Swale on the other side of the county has the highe [...] Read full article: Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid ...→

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Matt Hancock is set to deliver a coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street later today - you can watch live here. Read full article: Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronav...→

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

With the news Debenhams is set to start a liquidation process after JD Sports confirmed it had pulled out of a possible rescue deal, Iain Dale spoke to an expe [...] Read full article: Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Stre...→

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Latest figures reveal that Redbridge, in London, and Basildon, in Essex, have an infection rate four times higher than that of Stratford-on-Avon - despite the [...] Read full article: Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four t...→

Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations' of the Tier system | Daily Mail Online

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged people's frustrations with the coronavirus Tier system; people believing they have been placed in the wrong tier, [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations'...→

NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to go’ in a fortnight as head of covid-19 vaccination programme gives expected start date

Northern Ireland will need around 50-70% of people to take the coronavirus vaccine to build “population immunity”, the chief scientific advisor Professor Ian Y [...] Read full article: NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to...→

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

This is the moment a caller labelled the Labour Party as being "cowardly" for abstaining in today's Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' fo...→

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

The Government has barely considered the ways in which the Tier system will distort and scar the economy for years to come Read full article: This is what a proper economic assessmen...→

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

BORIS Johnson is today facing down Tory rebels in Parliament as MPs are set to vote on the new Tier system tonight. The PM is opening the debate in the House o [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as ...→

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

A HUGE Tory rebellion is on the cards tonight when parliament votes on bringing in the new tiered ‘stealth lockdown’. As many as 100 Conservative MPs could vot [...] Read full article: Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote ex...→

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Since the onset of the pandemic the country has grappled with a number of challenges to which it still hasn’t really found a solution - whether it’s an efficie [...] Read full article: Tier system rationale disappears in Scot...→

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

REGIONAL inequalities will widen and the poorest parts of England will be “levelled down” as a result of one of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s coronavirus business g [...] Read full article: Some poorest areas to get same amount of...→

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

From the end of this week people in Tier 2 will only be able to enjoy a drink in a pub or restaurant if they also order a substantial meal, which could be as m [...] Read full article: Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room...→

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

As the Government prepares to impose new rules, Matt Hancock and George Eustice faced tricky questions on how they would work in practice Read full article: The big question about the new tier syst...→

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

Neighbours living in one street are set to live under different coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends. Read full article: The street where your bin indicates what...→

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

DRACONIAN new coronavirus restrictions will come into force in England tomorrow after MPs approved by measures in the House of Commons tonight. Read full article: Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion ...→

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

The UK recorded 603 more deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, with 13,430 new cases of the disease. Read full article: UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs pr...→

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

Councils have been told they will be paid £14 for each coronavirus test to boost the take-up of mass testing under plans to tackle infection levels in hotspots [...] Read full article: People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouc...→

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

MPs are set to debate England's new tier system amid the threat of Tory rebellion and Labour abstaining from the vote - watch live from 12.45pm. Read full article: Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons ...→

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

DEATH TOLL - LATEST... A total of 2,697 deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending November 20 mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate, acco [...] Read full article: Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘ste...→

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

A crunch vote on the latest tier-based coronavirus restrictions is due to take place later and could see a number of Kent MPs rebel against the plans. Read full article: How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tie...→

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London is preparing to go into Tier 2 as England’s second national lockdown comes to an end after four weeks.  Read full article: London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial ...→

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

BORIS JOHNSON is facing a massive backbench rebellion today in a crunch House of Commons vote on his new coronavirus tiers system. Read full article: Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as ...→

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

LABOUR MPs have slammed ministers’ “hopeless” and “deeply flawed” plans for a second round of tiered coronavirus restrictions before a crunch Commons vote tomo [...] Read full article: Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier syst...→

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Downing Street has stressed that coronavirus rules also apply to celebrities, after Rita Ora reportedly threw a birthday party at a restaurant and actor Lauren [...] Read full article: Covid rules apply to everyone 'including...→

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

A number of North East MPs voted against the latest lockdown measures but they were approved by the House of Commons Read full article: MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown ...→

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Latest figures reveal that Redbridge, in London, and Basildon, in Essex, have an infection rate four times higher than that of Stratford-on-Avon - despite the [...] Read full article: Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four t...→

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Boris Johnson has already offered to create more localised tiers that will only last for two months after a rebellion from backbench MPs. Labour abstained from [...] Read full article: Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approve...→

NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to go’ in a fortnight as head of covid-19 vaccination programme gives expected start date

Northern Ireland will need around 50-70% of people to take the coronavirus vaccine to build “population immunity”, the chief scientific advisor Professor Ian Y [...] Read full article: NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to...→

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

Councils have been told they will be paid £14 for each coronavirus test to boost the take-up of mass testing under plans to tackle infection levels in hotspots [...] Read full article: People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouc...→

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

The Government has barely considered the ways in which the Tier system will distort and scar the economy for years to come Read full article: This is what a proper economic assessmen...→

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

This is the moment James O'Brien explained why the Labour Party is abstaining in today's key Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: James O'Brien explains why Labour is abs...→

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

BORIS Johnson is today facing down Tory rebels in Parliament as MPs are set to vote on the new Tier system tonight. The PM is opening the debate in the House o [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as ...→

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

At her daily press briefing in Edinburgh on Monday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed there had been just 49 new cases in Lanarkshire on Sunday - the lo [...] Read full article: Lanarkshire Covid cases down to Septembe...→

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

DEATH TOLL - LATEST... A total of 2,697 deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending November 20 mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate, acco [...] Read full article: Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘ste...→

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

A HUGE Tory rebellion is on the cards tonight when parliament votes on bringing in the new tiered ‘stealth lockdown’. As many as 100 Conservative MPs could vot [...] Read full article: Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote ex...→

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

THE health secretary has confirmed that regions will only be able to move to a new coronavirus tier after a series of play-offs. Read full article: Changes of Covid tier to be decided by p...→

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

From the end of this week people in Tier 2 will only be able to enjoy a drink in a pub or restaurant if they also order a substantial meal, which could be as m [...] Read full article: Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room...→

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

LABOUR MPs have slammed ministers’ “hopeless” and “deeply flawed” plans for a second round of tiered coronavirus restrictions before a crunch Commons vote tomo [...] Read full article: Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier syst...→

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

Neighbours living in one street are set to live under different coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends. Read full article: The street where your bin indicates what...→

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Matt Hancock is set to deliver a coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street later today - you can watch live here. Read full article: Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronav...→

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

With the news Debenhams is set to start a liquidation process after JD Sports confirmed it had pulled out of a possible rescue deal, Iain Dale spoke to an expe [...] Read full article: Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Stre...→

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Boris Johnson has suffered perhaps his biggest rebellion yet in the House of Commons after over 50 of his own MPs defied his move to bring in a new coronavirus [...] Read full article: Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Joh...→

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

DRACONIAN new coronavirus restrictions will come into force in England tomorrow after MPs approved by measures in the House of Commons tonight. Read full article: Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion ...→

Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations' of the Tier system | Daily Mail Online

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged people's frustrations with the coronavirus Tier system; people believing they have been placed in the wrong tier, [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations'...→

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is challenging the Government's decision to put the area into Tier 3 after the current lockdown restrictions end on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Stratford-on-Avon District Council start...→

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

The UK recorded 603 more deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, with 13,430 new cases of the disease. Read full article: UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs pr...→

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

This is the moment a caller labelled the Labour Party as being "cowardly" for abstaining in today's Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' fo...→

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

The UK's Australia-style points based immigration opens to applications from today, bringing an end to the Freedom of Movement Act. Read full article: UK's points-based immigration system com...→

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

MPs are set to debate England's new tier system amid the threat of Tory rebellion and Labour abstaining from the vote - watch live from 12.45pm. Read full article: Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons ...→

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to move to higher level when results of latest Covid review are announced

SEISS grant: when to claim the third instalment of self-employed grant – plus new eligibility rules and how to apply through HMRC... Last updated: Tuesday, 01 [...] Read full article: Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to m...→

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

A crunch vote on the latest tier-based coronavirus restrictions is due to take place later and could see a number of Kent MPs rebel against the plans. Read full article: How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tie...→

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Since the onset of the pandemic the country has grappled with a number of challenges to which it still hasn’t really found a solution - whether it’s an efficie [...] Read full article: Tier system rationale disappears in Scot...→

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London is preparing to go into Tier 2 as England’s second national lockdown comes to an end after four weeks.  Read full article: London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial ...→

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

REGIONAL inequalities will widen and the poorest parts of England will be “levelled down” as a result of one of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s coronavirus business g [...] Read full article: Some poorest areas to get same amount of...→

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

BORIS JOHNSON is facing a massive backbench rebellion today in a crunch House of Commons vote on his new coronavirus tiers system. Read full article: Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as ...→

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

As the Government prepares to impose new rules, Matt Hancock and George Eustice faced tricky questions on how they would work in practice Read full article: The big question about the new tier syst...→

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Tunbridge Wells in Kent has the lowest infection rate of any area in England that is to be in Tier 3, while Swale on the other side of the county has the highe [...] Read full article: Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid ...→

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Downing Street has stressed that coronavirus rules also apply to celebrities, after Rita Ora reportedly threw a birthday party at a restaurant and actor Lauren [...] Read full article: Covid rules apply to everyone 'including...→

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown system

A number of North East MPs voted against the latest lockdown measures but they were approved by the House of Commons Read full article: MPs vote to approve three-tier lockdown ...→

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Street shops such as Debenhams, retail expert warns

With the news Debenhams is set to start a liquidation process after JD Sports confirmed it had pulled out of a possible rescue deal, Iain Dale spoke to an expe [...] Read full article: Covid 'accelerated' closure of High Stre...→

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Johnson as Commons approves new Covid tier restrictions

Boris Johnson has suffered perhaps his biggest rebellion yet in the House of Commons after over 50 of his own MPs defied his move to bring in a new coronavirus [...] Read full article: Over 50 Tory MPs rebel against Boris Joh...→

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four times the Covid-19 rate of those included

Latest figures reveal that Redbridge, in London, and Basildon, in Essex, have an infection rate four times higher than that of Stratford-on-Avon - despite the [...] Read full article: Towns dodge Tier 3 despite having four t...→

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion as PM as new Covid tier system passes in Commons

DRACONIAN new coronavirus restrictions will come into force in England tomorrow after MPs approved by measures in the House of Commons tonight. Read full article: Boris Johnson suffers BIGGEST rebellion ...→

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approved by MPs in Commons vote

Boris Johnson has already offered to create more localised tiers that will only last for two months after a rebellion from backbench MPs. Labour abstained from [...] Read full article: Three-Tier Covid lockdown system approve...→

Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations' of the Tier system | Daily Mail Online

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged people's frustrations with the coronavirus Tier system; people believing they have been placed in the wrong tier, [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson 'understands frustrations'...→

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council starts legal challenge against Tier 3 Covid restrictions

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is challenging the Government's decision to put the area into Tier 3 after the current lockdown restrictions end on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Stratford-on-Avon District Council start...→

NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to go’ in a fortnight as head of covid-19 vaccination programme gives expected start date

Northern Ireland will need around 50-70% of people to take the coronavirus vaccine to build “population immunity”, the chief scientific advisor Professor Ian Y [...] Read full article: NI coronavirus vaccine roll-out ‘good to...→

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs prepare to vote on Tier system

The UK recorded 603 more deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, with 13,430 new cases of the disease. Read full article: UK Covid-19 deaths rise by 603 as MPs pr...→

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' for abstaining on tier system vote

This is the moment a caller labelled the Labour Party as being "cowardly" for abstaining in today's Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: Caller brands Labour Party 'cowardly' fo...→

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouchers as reward for getting Covid test

Councils have been told they will be paid £14 for each coronavirus test to boost the take-up of mass testing under plans to tackle infection levels in hotspots [...] Read full article: People in Tier 3 could get shopping vouc...→

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

This is what a proper economic assessment of the Tier system by No 10 could have looked like 

The Government has barely considered the ways in which the Tier system will distort and scar the economy for years to come Read full article: This is what a proper economic assessmen...→

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

James O'Brien explains why Labour is abstaining in Commons tier system vote

This is the moment James O'Brien explained why the Labour Party is abstaining in today's key Commons vote on the Covid tier system. Read full article: James O'Brien explains why Labour is abs...→

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

UK's points-based immigration system comes into force

The UK's Australia-style points based immigration opens to applications from today, bringing an end to the Freedom of Movement Act. Read full article: UK's points-based immigration system com...→

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as Parliament votes on new Tier system

BORIS Johnson is today facing down Tory rebels in Parliament as MPs are set to vote on the new Tier system tonight. The PM is opening the debate in the House o [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson faces down Tory rebels as ...→

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons vote on Tier system

MPs are set to debate England's new tier system amid the threat of Tory rebellion and Labour abstaining from the vote - watch live from 12.45pm. Read full article: Watch LIVE: MPs debate ahead of Commons ...→

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

Lanarkshire Covid cases down to September levels as tier four lockdown continues

At her daily press briefing in Edinburgh on Monday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed there had been just 49 new cases in Lanarkshire on Sunday - the lo [...] Read full article: Lanarkshire Covid cases down to Septembe...→

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘stealth lockdown’ vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion as infections plunge

DEATH TOLL - LATEST... A total of 2,697 deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending November 20 mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate, acco [...] Read full article: Coronavirus UK news – Crunch tier 3 ‘ste...→

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to move to higher level when results of latest Covid review are announced

SEISS grant: when to claim the third instalment of self-employed grant – plus new eligibility rules and how to apply through HMRC... Last updated: Tuesday, 01 [...] Read full article: Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire expected to m...→

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote expected to see HUGE Tory rebellion

A HUGE Tory rebellion is on the cards tonight when parliament votes on bringing in the new tiered ‘stealth lockdown’. As many as 100 Conservative MPs could vot [...] Read full article: Crunch tier 3 'stealth lockdown' vote ex...→

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tier system

A crunch vote on the latest tier-based coronavirus restrictions is due to take place later and could see a number of Kent MPs rebel against the plans. Read full article: How Kent MPs are planning to vote on tie...→

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

Changes of Covid tier to be decided by play-offs

THE health secretary has confirmed that regions will only be able to move to a new coronavirus tier after a series of play-offs. Read full article: Changes of Covid tier to be decided by p...→

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Tier system rationale disappears in Scotch mist

Since the onset of the pandemic the country has grappled with a number of challenges to which it still hasn’t really found a solution - whether it’s an efficie [...] Read full article: Tier system rationale disappears in Scot...→

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial vote on new Covid curbs - LIVE

London is preparing to go into Tier 2 as England’s second national lockdown comes to an end after four weeks.  Read full article: London prepares for Tier 2 amid crucial ...→

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

Some poorest areas to get same amount of Tier 3 Covid business grants as richest, warns Labour

REGIONAL inequalities will widen and the poorest parts of England will be “levelled down” as a result of one of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s coronavirus business g [...] Read full article: Some poorest areas to get same amount of...→

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room service in tier system loophole

From the end of this week people in Tier 2 will only be able to enjoy a drink in a pub or restaurant if they also order a substantial meal, which could be as m [...] Read full article: Alcohol can be served 24/7 by hotel room...→

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as 100 Tory MPs set to reject new Covid tier system

BORIS JOHNSON is facing a massive backbench rebellion today in a crunch House of Commons vote on his new coronavirus tiers system. Read full article: Boris faces humiliating revolt TODAY as ...→

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

The big question about the new tier system: do ministers actually understand it themselves?

As the Government prepares to impose new rules, Matt Hancock and George Eustice faced tricky questions on how they would work in practice Read full article: The big question about the new tier syst...→

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier system before vote

LABOUR MPs have slammed ministers’ “hopeless” and “deeply flawed” plans for a second round of tiered coronavirus restrictions before a crunch Commons vote tomo [...] Read full article: Labour MPs slam ‘hopeless’ new tier syst...→

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid rates - with one ranked 265th out of 315

Tunbridge Wells in Kent has the lowest infection rate of any area in England that is to be in Tier 3, while Swale on the other side of the county has the highe [...] Read full article: Five places in Tier 3 despite low Covid ...→

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

The street where your bin indicates what Covid tier you're in

Neighbours living in one street are set to live under different coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends. Read full article: The street where your bin indicates what...→

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Covid rules apply to everyone 'including celebrities', Downing Street warns

Downing Street has stressed that coronavirus rules also apply to celebrities, after Rita Ora reportedly threw a birthday party at a restaurant and actor Lauren [...] Read full article: Covid rules apply to everyone 'including...→

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street

Matt Hancock is set to deliver a coronavirus press briefing at Downing Street later today - you can watch live here. Read full article: Watch LIVE: Matt Hancock to lead coronav...→