Statement on ‘Plan B’ Covid restrictions

I have had a difficult time making my mind up how to vote this evening on the latest measures to combat Covid-19 (instructions on face masks; a requirement for a vaccine if you work in the NHS; a requirement to show a negative test or proof you are vaccinated to go to a big venue). 

Why I voted to renew the Coronavirus Act - 1 October, 2020

I have received a number of emails about the Coronavirus Act that has recently been renewed by Parliament. I here set out why I supported it.

The following extract from the letter that the Health Secretary sent to all MPs this week explains what the Act does: