This week universities across the country have cancelled their Israel Apartheid Week events recognising the importance of the wellbeing of their campus communities, which is put at risk with threats of antisemitism.
Hate crime, in all its forms, goes directly against the basic values our society is based on and it is unacceptable that anyone should live in fear of intimidation or violence. We must stand up for diversity and face down discrimination wherever we see it.
The measures in the Coronavirus Act are temporary, and proportionate to the threat we face. The Act completed its stages in the House of Commons with the support of Opposition parties and without a division being called.
2021 is a vital year for the ocean. Through our COP26 and G7 Presidencies, the UK will showcase global leadership in tackling key pressures facing the ocean, using its influence to advocate for greater action and global collaboration.
05/02/2021- I share your concern about those with learning disabilities, but I believe that, at least for the initial round of prioritisations, the vaccine must be given to those who are most at risk from Covid-19.