Boris Johnson has called for a “national effort” to defeat the coronavirus - as he warned the country that the crisis will get worse in the weeks ahead.
Rory Stewart has called on the Government to announce the immediate closure of the country's schools as he attacked Boris Johnson's "half-hearted" response to the coronavirus outbreak.
There are currently "no plans" to suspend Parliament in response to the mounting coronavirus crisis, it has been confirmed.
Labour has urged the Boris Johnson to "get a grip” to stop the coronavirus outbreak hitting small businesses.
Talk of cancelling major sporting fixtures in the UK due to coronavirus is “very premature”, according to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.
Now is the time for government to measure success in ways other than economic performance
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that the government will begin the process of cross party talks to find a long term solution to funding social care. The government will ask MPs to contribute their views in the first phase before moving to a second phase of structured talks in May.
Rishi Sunak said he will ensure small businesses have the cash flow they need to “bridge through a difficult period” amid fears the coronavirus outbreak could damage the economy.
Officials and ministers are planning for the potential deaths of 100,000 Brits from coronavirus as measures to control the outbreak are stepped up.
Supermarkets have accused Matt Hancock of lying after the Health Secretary claimed that ministers had been working with them to ensure food will be delivered to people in self-isolation for coronavirus testing.
The Health Secretary has written to MPs announcing his plans for cross-party talks on a long-term solution for the social care crisis.
Boris Johnson has announced a new £46m funding package to help develop a vaccine and rapid testing kit for coronavirus.
Compassion in Dying has welcomed new guidelines for the treatment of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDoC) published by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) today.
National funding is needed for Tier 2 weight management programmes, writes Paul Sharpe, Head of Partnerships at Slimming World.
The NHS has 43,000 fewer nurses than it needs, according to the public spending watchdog.
The Houses of Parliament could shut their doors under government plans to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, it has emerged.
Emergency laws will be introduced to ensure that any workers forced to take time off because of the coronavirus do not miss out on sick pay, Boris Johnson has announced.
Freelancers and the self-employed are being “left behind” in government Coronavirus (COVID-19) planning, IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has warned.
The NASUWT – The Teachers’ Union has written to the education ministers of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, calling on them to extend the Coronavirus guidance that has already been issued to schools to address racist incidents related to coronavirus.
The Government has expanded its public information campaign in a bid to limit the spread of the coronavirus - as NHS chiefs stepped up their emergency planning for an outbreak.
Lack of access to sanitary products remains a major issue affecting women and girls in many parts of the world – it’s time to tackle this global problem head on, writes Wendy Chamberlain MP.
If siblings can’t be placed together, they should have the same rights to have contact with each other as they do with their mothers and fathers, writes Emma Lewell Buck MP.
PFEW will continue to work to ensure our members' wellbeing is protected, and they are kept informed, as this situation develops.
Labour has called on the Government to ensure that all workers forced to stay at home by the coronavirus are entitled to full sick pay.