Boris Johnson: An appointment will be announced in the usual way. All Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Ministers raise concerns about human rights violations and abuses, including on Freedom of Religion or Belief, where appropriate. As the UK Minister for Human Rights, my Hon Friend Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon also champions and leads on Freedom of Religion or Belief as part of his wider...
Boris Johnson: An appointment will be announced in the usual way.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon Member to the answer I gave on 22 September to my Hon Friend the Hon Member for Romford and the Hon Member for Glasgow North.
Boris Johnson: An appointment will be announced in due course.
Boris Johnson: I am acutely aware of the grief, heartbreak and loss suffered by families across the country as a result of this global pandemic. I know first-hand the effect this terrible virus can have on someone and will always be thankful for the life saving care that I received at St Thomas’ hospital. I write to the families of all NHS and care staff who have died from covid-19 in order to offer my...
Boris Johnson: When I stood on the steps of Downing Street one year ago, I pledged to be a Prime Minister for every corner of the United Kingdom. Whether you are from East Kilbride or Dumfries, Motherwell or Paisley, I promised to level up across Britain and close the opportunity gap. The last six months have shown exactly why the historic and heartfelt bond that ties the four nations of our country...
Boris Johnson: I have engaged with care workers and with NHS staff in recent weeks, where I have been able to thank them for their tireless work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon. Member to my answer of 3 June 2020 to Questions 52440, 52441, 52442, 52443, and my answers of 3 June 2020, Official Report, Col 843 and of 17 June 2020, Official Report, Col 802. Neither I nor No10 officials have had contact with the applicant or his representatives in relation to this planning application or appeal.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Rt Hon Member to the answer I gave to the Leader of the Opposition on 8 July, Official Report, Cols 963 and 964.
Boris Johnson: I last spoke to the First Minister of Scotland on 26 June. My Rt Hon Friends the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, the Secretary of State for Scotland and I have had multiple discussions with the First Minister about Covid-19 and other matters.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon Member to the reply I gave to the Leader of the Opposition on 24 June 2020, Official Report, Col 1305. Indeed, the Government believes the best way to improve children’s chances is by supporting families into secure, meaningful work. Children living in workless households are around four times more likely to be in absolute poverty (after housing costs) than those where all...
Boris Johnson: This information is not centrally held, and would incur disproportionate cost to collate. My office receives over 3,000 letters and emails every week covering a broad spectrum of issues.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon. Member to my Parliamentary statement of 23 June 2020, Official Report, Column 1167 onwards, which outlines how we are working with the public to combat the Covid-19 virus, and to trust in the common sense of the British people. That common sense and the public’s sacrifices have allowed us to get the virus under control and downgrade the Covid Alert Level.
Boris Johnson: I refer the hon Member to my answer to the Rt Hon Member for South West Surrey during my oral statement on 16 June , Official Report Col 680.
Boris Johnson: I refer the hon Member to the answer my Rt Hon Friend the Foreign Secretary gave to the hon Member for North East Fife on 18 June, Official Report, Col 947.
Boris Johnson: Details of Ministerial meetings with external organisations are published on gov.uk.
Boris Johnson: As I said on Monday 25th May, I do not believe that anybody in Number 10 has done anything to undermine our messaging. I am satisfied that Mr Cummings’ actions were in line with the Government’s guidance, and Durham Police have also stated, ‘Durham Constabulary does not consider that by locating himself at his father’s premises, Mr Cummings committed an offence’. We all have a...
Boris Johnson: Details of my telephone call with President Trump can be found on the gov.uk website. As I have said, I was appalled and sickened to see what happened to George Floyd. Racism and racist violence has no place in our society. This country has made huge strides. But there is so much more to do – in eradicating prejudice, and creating opportunity, and the government I lead is committed to that...
Boris Johnson: I refer the hon Member to my answer at the press conference.
Boris Johnson: I refer the Hon Member to the answer given to him today by my hon Friend, the Minister of State (Cabinet Office), UIN 52214.