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Alok Sharma: ‘We will boost supply of protective equipment to NHS frontline staff’

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Business Secretary Alok Sharma has said that the government is introducing measures to try to boost the supply of personal protective equipment, such as face masks, to protect frontline NHS staff. He also said that “red tape” would be reduced to allow new producers of hand sanitiser to bring products......
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Coronavirus: Gove addresses PM and Health Secretary’s positive tests

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Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove has stressed the importance of social distancing measures after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock both tested positive for coronavirus. In a media briefing, Mr Gove said social distancing measures are in place within government and that everyone should be following the......
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Coronavirus: Jeremy Corbyn says he was proved “right” on public spending

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn says he “did everything” he could to win elections Jeremy Corbyn says the government’s response to coronavirus proves he was “absolutely right” about public spending at the 2019 general election. The Labour leader told the BBC he had been “denounced......
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Ministers warned coronavirus bill threatens services for disabled people

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Image caption Martyn Sibley is self-isolating at home The rights of people with disabilities must be protected as the UK’s responds to the coronavirus pandemic, campaigners have urged. Disability rights groups have warned that safeguards could be sacrificed as part of new emergency powers. They are particularly concerned what will......

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