11 Oct 2020

Health Secretary denies breaking 10pm drinking curfew in Commons bar

Scotland’s hospitality minister has warned tonight that there’s no guarantee that pubs and restaurants which have been closed down as part of new covid restrictions across much of the country will be able to open again in two weeks time.

Millions of people in England now face the prospect of similar tight restrictions.

And the political row over the government’s handling of the crisis has brought the conduct of some MPs under the spotlight.