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Prime Minister’s ‘lockdown’ announcement

In an announcement both brief and informative, Prime Minister Boris Johnson this evening (March 23) announced the effective lockdown of the United Kingdom to slow the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

 

Use of British Army to deliver medical equipment welcomed

The Shadow Minister for Health has welcomed the news that the British Army is on standby to deliver essential medical kit – such as masks, protective glasses, gloves, and other PPE – during the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

Angela Burns AM said:

Working to feed the nation

In recent days, none of us will have escaped the headlines describing shops with empty shelves and people stockpiling everything from toilet rolls to pasta.

School Closures

The Welsh Government has announced that all schools in Wales will be closed by Friday 20th March.

Education Minister, Kirsty William's said:

Support for Businesses and vulnerable people in Wales.

The Welsh Assembly will receive at least £475 million from the UK Government to make sure they have the resources they need to support people and businesses through COVID-19. This will mean they can increase funding for the NHS and provide grants for businesses.