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MetiNews.Com - London needs more powers to ensure a Leicester-style local lockdown can be enforced if necessary, Sadiq Khan said today, amid warnings of a "second wave" of coronavirus hitting the capital.
Breaking News ! ES News email The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday - Friday plus breaking news updates Enter your email address Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid You already have an account. Please log in. Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts, by email Update newsletter preferences London needs more powers to ensure a Leicester-style local lockdown can be enforced if necessary, Sadiq Khan said today, amid warnings of a "second wave" of coronavirus hitting the capital. The call from London's Mayor comes as Boris Johnson is set to face a fresh grilling over the Government's reimposition of lockdown measures in Leicester. Ministers are facing questions over whether they were too slow to act following a flare up in the east Midlands city. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby suggested the new lockdown should have been brought in much sooner , while MPs said lessons must be learned. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer - who faces Mr Johnson in the Commons at Prime Minister’s Questions later today - said people in Leicester were "crying out" for answers. Meanwhile, scientists have warned of more local lockdowns in parts of Kent, London, north Wales and Scotland, where weekly infections have been increasing. "I am expecting there to be a number of Leicesters," said Prof Deenan Pillay, a virologist at UCL and member of Sage told the Guardian. Follow our lives updates here... Live Updates New updates availableRefresh 2020-07-01T10:47:50.313Z UK missed out on chance to procure PPE because information was sent to outdated email addressForeign Secretary Dominic Raab has confirmed the UK missed out on the chance to take part in European Union procurement schemes for personal protective equipment (PPE) because the information was sent to an outdated email address.He suggested Brussels officials were to blame for not updating their contact details.In a letter to the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, he said: "The relevant EU committee, the Joint Procurement Agreement Steering Committee (JPASC), was relaunched by the European Commission in September 2019, after three years of not meeting."The UK provided up-to-date contact details for the UK representatives to the JPASC in September 2019.
.”Mr Raab said "unfortunately those email addresses no longer existed" due to changes in departmental structures and government IT systems.
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John Lewis to reopen another 10 shops including flagship Oxford Street storeRetail giant John Lewis Partnership has unveiled reopening plans for another 10 stores including its first in Wales and Scotland as well as the chain’s flagship shop in Oxford Street.The group said shops in Basingstoke, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Chester, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Stratford and the Trafford Centre will reopen on Monday July 13.Its Oxford Street department store will open later in the week, on July 16, as John Lewis said the size of the shop meant it needed extra time to finalise plans.
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