The health secretary said the new variant was of 'huge international concern', amid fears it may have reached the UK.
As the UK faces soaring energy bills and fuel shortages, a Conservative MP said the situation 'feels very reminiscent' of the crises of 1978.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps urged people to carry on as normal despite fears of petrol shortages due to a lack of HGV drivers.
Transport secretary said 'it is now safe to return to work' as he conducted interviews from his Hertfordshire home.
The government is planning a memorial at London’s Victoria station for transport workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps said the government's approach is driven by science.
Theresa Villiers was responding to rumours that the European Research Group planned to oust Mrs May.
Following an attempt by Grant Shapps to oust Theresa May as Conservative Party leader, here is out the Tories could remove Mrs May as their leader.