Gym boss in Liverpool vows to keep venue open despite £1,000 fine for breaching Covid lockdown rules

Thea Holden, co-owner of EmpoweredFit in Greasby, Wirral, which has been fined £1,000 for refusing to close despite lockdown A gym boss has vowed to keep their venue open despite being handed a £1,000 fine for breaching Covid-19 lockdown rules. EmpoweredFit in Greasby, Wirral, has been visited four times by police since announcing that it … Read more Gym boss in Liverpool vows to keep venue open despite £1,000 fine for breaching Covid lockdown rules

Now Matt Hancock says you SHOULD take vitamin D amid mounting evidence it protects against Covid-19 

Matt Hancock has today urged people to take vitamin D to help boost their overall health amid mounting evidence it can protect against Covid-19. The Health Secretary claimed the Government would be ramping up public health messaging to encourage people supplement with vitamin D. The NHS recommends taking 10 micrograms of vitamin D — the … Read more Now Matt Hancock says you SHOULD take vitamin D amid mounting evidence it protects against Covid-19 

Pub in locked-down Liverpool is renamed ‘The Three Bellends’

Pub in locked-down Liverpool is renamed ‘The Three Bellends’ with sign featuring faces of Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings and Matt Hancock The James Atherton in New Brighton, the Wirral, was renamed overnight   Daniel Davies, owner of the bar, changed the name in response to the lockdown Pubs across the area have been forced to close … Read more Pub in locked-down Liverpool is renamed ‘The Three Bellends’

HENRY DEEDES examines Matt Hancock’s authoritarian leanings

Matt Hancock breezed in, loving life at the forefront of this new authoritarian regime: HENRY DEEDES watches the Health Secretary on presumptuous form in Parliament By Henry Deedes for the Daily Mail Published: 22:06 BST, 13 October 2020 | Updated: 22:21 BST, 13 October 2020 What a cocky figure Matt Hancock cut as he entered … Read more HENRY DEEDES examines Matt Hancock’s authoritarian leanings

Number 10 faces Commons revolt on 10pm pub curfew as it is accused of ‘dirty tricks’ tactics

Number 10 faces Commons revolt on 10pm pub curfew as it is accused of ‘dirty tricks’ tactics in attempt to AVOID a vote By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 15:44 BST, 13 October 2020 | Updated: 15:44 BST, 13 October 2020 Tory MPs are set to mount a new revolt over the unpopular … Read more Number 10 faces Commons revolt on 10pm pub curfew as it is accused of ‘dirty tricks’ tactics

Cabinet hawks Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson sideline Matt Hancock over lockdown

Matt Hancock appears to have lost a Cabinet battle over control of the coronavirus restrictions after he was sidelined by the Prime Minister last night. Boris Johnson was flanked by hawkish Chancellor Rishi Sunak as he unveiled new lockdown measures last night that placed millions of people into a stricter regime to control the pandemic. … Read more Cabinet hawks Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson sideline Matt Hancock over lockdown

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Matt Hancock’s failures are no laughing matter

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Matt Hancock’s failures are no laughing matter By Mail on Sunday Comment for the Daily Mail Published: 07:56 BST, 11 October 2020 | Updated: 07:57 BST, 11 October 2020 Once again a leading supporter of imposing stringent rules on the rest of us has been caught not taking his own position … Read more MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Matt Hancock’s failures are no laughing matter

Matt Hancock makes tasteless Covid test joke in Commons bar as he ‘joined MPs flouting 10pm curfew’

Health Secretary Matt Hancock was last night accused of breaking his own Covid curfew by drinking in a Commons bar beyond 10pm – where he made a crass joke about the Government’s test and trace failings.  Mr Hancock arrived at the bar just before a 9.40pm vote, ordered a glass of white wine and announced: … Read more Matt Hancock makes tasteless Covid test joke in Commons bar as he ‘joined MPs flouting 10pm curfew’

Robert Jenrick says Government considering mandatory masks in offices

Could face masks be made mandatory in offices? Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick says wearing coverings in workplaces ‘does have some benefit’ and it ‘will be taken into consideration’ Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said face masks ‘have some benefit’ at work He said making them compulsory in offices ‘will be taken into consideration’ Comments represent a … Read more Robert Jenrick says Government considering mandatory masks in offices

Matt Hancock warns UK at ‘perilous moment’ in fight against Covid-19

Matt Hancock warns the UK is at a ‘perilous moment’ in the fight against coronavirus and says lockdowns will be a part of life ‘until a vaccine can make us safe’ Matt Hancock today warned UK is at a ‘perilous moment’ in fight against virus He said suppression of Covid-19 is required ‘until a vaccine … Read more Matt Hancock warns UK at ‘perilous moment’ in fight against Covid-19