14/12/20 This morning I visited Ditton Community Centre in Widnes to be tested for Covid -19 as mass community testing was finally rolled out to Halton. I found it to be very efficient, it took 10 minutes and I had the results 30 minutes later – my result was negative. As many of you know […]
23/11/20 Today I was selected to ask a question on the Prime Minister’s Covid-19 Update, however, I ended up having to ask it to the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock as the Prime Minister was appearing virtually to the Chamber and developed audio problems. I stated that I was pleased that they had listened to mine […]
21/10/20 I am delighted that following my persistent interventions with the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, and meeting with him last night; that this morning the local Leaders have been informed that our gyms will be allowed to re-open. The legislation forcing them to be closed will be rescinded by the government tomorrow.
20/10/20 This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health yet again on why gyms in Halton are closed, when they are allowed to stay open in the other Tier 3 Areas – Manchester and Lancashire. I asked him to either use government powers to re-open our gyms or give the power to re-open […]
This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health on why gyms have been forced to close in Halton, while they have been allowed to remain open in the other Tier 3 area, Lancashire. I demanded that he allow the re-opening of our gyms as there is no evidence to support their closure. Yet […]
16/10/20 Following Lancashire being moved into Tier 3 and their gyms and leisure centres being allowed to stay open, while Halton’s are closed, I have contacted the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock. I think it is disgraceful that our gyms and leisure centres are closed and have urged him to reverse the decision to close them […]