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PMQs LIVE: Boris faces Starmer grilling after Laura Kuenssberg raises AWKWARD problem for PM | Politics | Information – NEWS BY CONVI GMBH

PMQs LIVE: Boris faces Starmer grilling after Laura Kuenssberg raises AWKWARD problem for PM | Politics | Information

With pubs, eating places, cafes and different companies set to reopen on the weekend, the UK was surprised this week when Leicester re-entered full lockdown after a surge in instances. Faculties and non-essential retailers have closed once more in a bid to include the outbreak, and fears are rising extra cities and cities may observe swimsuit.

This lunchtime’s showdown additionally comes after BBC politics editor Laura Kuenssberg put the strain on Mr Johnson to ship on a promise to the folks of Hong Kong following the in a single day passing of a controversial new Chinese language safety regulation.

Ms Kuenssberg mentioned on Twitter: “That is what the PM promised Hong Kong final month – to ‘permit any holder of those passports from Hong Kong to return to the UK for a renewable interval of 12 months + be given additional immigration rights, together with the correct to work, which may place them on a path to citizenship’.

“IF China introduced in its new safety legal guidelines in Hong Kong – that is now taking place, so will the International Secretary persist with this pledge at the moment? Commons assertion from Raab anticipated after PMQs.”

Mr Johnson will doubtless even be confronted over the passing of final night time’s deadline to request a Brexit transition interval extention.

The UK and EU should now agree a deal earlier than the top of the yr, with the chance of a no-deal exit surging.

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11.30am replace: Record of MPs asking questions introduced

The next MPs will ask Mr Johnson at query at at the moment’s session: Richard Graham (Gloucester), Andrew Bowie (West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine), Nickie Aiken (Cities of London and Westminster), Stephen Farry (North Down), James Sunderland (Bracknell), Claire Hanna (Belfast South), Shaun Bailey (West Bromwich West), Christine Jardine (Edinburgh West), James Daly (Bury North), Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate), Dr Neil Hudson (Penrith and The Border), Stephen Doughty (Cardiff South and Penarth), Jason McCartney (Colne Valley), Ian Paisley (North Antrim), Duncan Baker (North Norfolk), Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden), Greg Smith (Buckingham), Stephen Timms (East Ham), William Wragg (Hazel Grove), Allan Dorans (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock), Scott Mann (North Cornwall), John Spellar (Warley), Mark Harper (Forest of Dean) and Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West).

They are going to be joined by Sir Keir Starmer and Ian Blackford, the SNP’s Westminster chief. 

11am replace: Keir to strain PM over colleges

A touch at issues to return later? Final night time Sir Keir posted a Tweet demanding colleges reopen with secure, momentary school rooms.

He mentioned: “I need all our kids safely again in class as quickly as doable.

“All colleges could possibly be open had there been a plan and management from the Prime Minister.

“If we will construct Nightingale Hospitals, we will construct momentary school rooms.”

Sir Keir might also strain Mr Johnson on the strategy of measuring coronavirus instances within the UK, afrer a report by the Monetary Instances. 

It has emerged figures launched by the Authorities as a part of its common updates embody solely hospital-based or personal laboratory-tested instances of coronavirus. 

A second metric, dubbed ‘pillar 2’, together with the testing of the general public at drive-through services, for instance, should not included in whole launched figures. 

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