10:32am – Well worth a read.
9:15am – Interesting report on 5G from the science and technology committee.
8:30am – Ministerial media rounds:
Up this morning is the vaccine minister, Nadhim Zahawi.
8:20am – Here’s what’s happening in UK politics this morning:
- Pressure from Tory backbenchers to ease lockdown restrictions as the UK passes the peak of the 2nd pandemic wave.
- New AG on the way: As reported by Politico, an ‘Outdated’ law is to be changed to allow the attorney general, Suella Braverman, to take maternity leave.
- Urgent question in the HoC over the treatment of Uighur women in Xinjiang detention camps.
8:00am – Good morning and welcome to Politics Live.
Here’s what happened yesterday:
- PM: Infections still “forbiddingly high” to ease restrictions.
- UK reaches 10 million vaccination milestone.
- 1322 daily covid deaths.