Housing minister Kelly Tolhurst has resigned from the government after receiving "devastating" family news.
Hundreds of thousands of fingerprint, DNA and arrest history records were accidentally wiped from police databases because of "human error" and "defective code", the policing minister has said.
More than 66,000 hauliers have so far been tested at the Channel crossing with only "very low levels" of coronavirus detected, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told Sky News.
The UK economy returned to a reverse gear in November as tightened coronavirus restrictions took their toll on the fightback from the steepest recession on record, according to official figures.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says he is the last person people should take travel advice from after he imposed quarantine restrictions on Spain within an hour of arriving on holiday there.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has been told to "get a grip" after 150,000 fingerprint, DNA and arrest history records were accidentally wiped from police databases.