Politics Live

8:30am – Ministerial media rounds:

The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has been doing the rounds this morning.

The minister was detailing the UK’s new border measures for international arrivals.

8:15am – Today’s key developments:

  • A massive U-turn from Donald Trump, who condemns his supporters and calls for “healing and reconciliation”. The Democrats are pushing to impeach the president.
  • Stricter border measures: Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirms this morning international arrival will now need to present a negative test at the border.
  • Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford faces questions over his country having the worst vaccination record in the UK.

8:00am – Rejoice, people, it’s Friday.!

Welcome to the final Politics Live of the week.

Yesterday’s round-up:

  • Boris Johnson says that 1.5 million people have now been vaccinated.
  • UK political figures across the political spectrum have condemned unsavoury violence that took place in the USA yesterday.
  • Matt Hancock claims there is no high risk from international arrivals.

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