Politics Live

8:30am Ministerial media rounds:

Up this morning is the Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove.

8:00am Today’s key developments

  • Covid: Strict seven-week lockdown imposed on England.
  • Education: Questions over schools u-turn, as closures leads to summer A-level and GCSE exams being cancelled.
  • Vaccine: Pressure continues to build on the government, as their plans gather pace to vaccinate 13 million people by mid-February.

7:35am Yesterday’s round-up

  • Lockdown imminent: Boris Johnson to address the nation at 8pm, as a March-style lockdown is expected to be announced for England.
  • Other covid news lines: Scotland announces full-scale lockdown, virus threat moves to highest level (5).
  • Away from the virus: Julian Assange will not be extradited to the United States of America, a UK judge has ruled. The USA is likely to appeal.

7:30am – Good morning, welcome to Tuesday’s edition of Politics Live!

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