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A statement on Dominic Cummings

A number of you have contacted me about Dominic Cummings’ trip to County Durham - especially his visit to Barnard Castle.

Second Unsung Hero Named

Donna Hopper, of Toft Hill, received the second Unsung Hero award, a scheme created by Bishop Auckland MP, Dehenna Davison, to recognise efforts from local residents who are going above and beyond to help those in need throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.

First Unsung Hero Named

A local caterer who has made more than 6,000 meals for the vulnerable named first Unsung Hero by Bishop Auckland MP.

 

Expanding Testing - Daily Covid Brief

Today the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, updated the nation on the steps the Government are taking to tackle the Corona Virus Crisis. The Government is currently working through the action plan to protect life and the NHS, and ensuring care is always available to those who need it. 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Prime Minister has today progressed our Coronavirus response, meaning there are a few changes to what we should do if we feel unwell.

IF YOU HAVE EITHER A NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH OR A HIGH TEMPERATURE YOU SHOULD STAY AT HOME AND SELF-ISOLATE FOR 7 DAYS.

Budget Day 2020

This afternoon the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered an incredibly positive budget that will level up the whole of the U.K.

Local MP Meets With Home Secretary To Discuss Policing

Home Secretary Priti Patel has praised Dehenna Davison MP for campaigning for a Police Covenant to ensure officers across the North East are recognised for the risks they take to keep the public safe.