The Express Comment: Ongoing restrictions could hurt NHS, warns MP ‘We need lockdown-lite’

THE NHS will be put at risk unless the UK adopts a “lockdown-lite” approach in order to kick start the economy, former Northern Ireland minister John Penrose has said – warning of the dire implications of leaving coronavirus restrictions in place too long. Mr Penrose outlined his views yesterday in…

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The Express: Gibraltar and Falklands need their own MPs post-Brexit, says John Penrose

Mr Penrose, MP for Weston-super-Mare, suggested such a move would be an ideal way to cement the relationship between the UK and its scattered overseas territories after Brexit. The former junior Northern Ireland minister told Express.co.uk: “It creates an opportunity for them to access the UK’s internal market, that’s potentially,…

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The Express: Friday marks a victory for democracy, says John Penrose – Brexit ‘a moment of change’

WHEN Britain finally leaves the EU on Friday – almost four years after the 2016 referendum – it will be a victory for one of the world’s oldest democracies, Tory MP John Penrose has said. Mr Penrose, MP for Weston-super-Mare, who served as Minister of State for Northern Ireland from…

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