9:17am – After several English clubs pulled out of the Super League, the competition looks all but over. But culture secretary Oliver Dowden pledged that the government’s fan-led review would still go ahead.
Our fan-led review will still happen and I remain convinced of the need for reform. We must make sure this never happens again. (2/2)
— Oliver Dowden (@OliverDowden) April 20, 2021
8:51am – These are the texts Johnson sent James Dyson making him private promises in exchange for help with covid ventilators:
The PM – Dyson texts pic.twitter.com/NEXl1VCIK3
— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) April 21, 2021
8:15am – So what’s in the news this morning?
- Johnson privately told Dyson he would ‘fix’ their tax issues
- Downing Street scraps White-house style briefings
- Politicians welcome Derek Chauvin guilty verdict
8:00am – Welcome back to another day of Politics Live!