Dutch customs on Dutch TV taking away drivers’ ham sandwiches on ferry from UK arriving at Hook of Holland, also put seized food shopping (Waitrose?) on facebook - this is a standard implication of Brexit deal, long indicated in prep documents both in UK and EU... https://t.co/zn2m7VovJI
Chancellor tells Commons: “We should expect the economy to get worse before it gets better...” also says that the shadow Chancellor’s pointing to GDP figures showing UK hit worst in G7 does not take into account way public sector growth calculated, could hit confidence...
NEW Govt guidance: Moving house from GB to NI, if you move yourself you can avoid declarations...
but if you are using a removal company, then need to make a customs declaration and “may also need” to make a safety and security declaration ....
Incredible report and footage - it is striking just how many participants stand there live filming it all on their phones - completing the link back to their preferred social media forums, but also not seeming to care about providing evidence... https://t.co/p4kkaIEGaO
JPCampbellBiz - Wash your hands keep your distance @JP_Biz
Ireland’s customs authorities have announced a temporary relaxation of rules to help keep trade flowing from GB. It comes as traders shipping from GB to Ireland are struggling with the range of new post-Brexit paperwork.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens
“We’ve seen an increase of 10,000 hospitalised coronavirus patients just since Christmas Day”. Equivalent of 20 acute hospital admitted since Christmas day
Many caught Covid between Xmas and New Year.
“I call on President Trump to go on national television now, to fulfil his oath and defend the constitution, and demand an end to this siege”
US President-elect Joe Biden says “like so many other Americans, I am genuinely shocked and saddened”
I actually think this is a speech that we will commit to history. McConnell speaking as we have rarely heard him before. He sounds like someone with an olive branch offering to work with the Biden administration in future. Calls for an end to partisan divide . Wow.
This is really great news from @BBC.
They will be offering @bbcbitesize & other education programmes on mainstream TV for primary & secondary pupils to provide lessons & learning for pupils without the internet.This is what public service broadcasting should be about 👏👇 https://t.co/SykubhTex1
NEW: Sources have told the BBC the Covid threat level - decided by the Joint Biosecurity Centre, which includes the UK's four Chief Medical Officers - is being moved up to 5, the highest level.
This is different from tiers.
Welcome news for UK drivers 🇬🇧 🚙. We've now secured agreement with all 27 EU Member States to recognise UK licences WITHOUT the need for an International Drivers Permit. From tomorrow, UK drivers can continue to drive in the EU without an IDP (once Covid restrictions lifted).