A round-up of Prime Minister's Questions as Sir Keir Starmer accuses theGovernment of a conflict of interest over Covid-19 business deals, and BorisJohnson confirms the Brexit transition period will not be extended.
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Rajasthan state is observing the Child Rights Week till 20 November. On this occasion Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the "Vastsalya Yojna" and "Samarth Yojna" for orphan and destitute children. In addition to that CM also launched a skill development centre in Jodhpur for children living in child protection homes. Addressing the virtual programme "Bal Sangam" Chief Minister said that along with the Children's safety and protection, State Government has taken effective steps on the issues related to child rights, such as child labour, child marriage and prevention of violence against children. He resolves that there will be no shortage in child welfare schemes and it will be ensured that the benefits of government schemes reaches to children. CM asserted that without abolishing poverty, hunger and economic inequality, it is not possible to abolish child labor. Even today many children are forced to work as bonded laborers. CM said that government would ensure that no child has to work in the state.During the programme CM also released a booklet having guidelines for the implementation of "Vatsalya Yojana" and "Samarth Yojana" for the benefit of children in the state.
Boris Johnson has defended Priti Patel against bullying claims, saying she is "getting on with delivering the people's priorities". During Prime Minister's Questions, Sir Keir Starmer questioned the decision for the Home Secretary to stay in her post following a report into her conduct which found she had shouted and sworn at staff. He said: "What message does the Prime Minister think it sends that the independent advisor on standards has resigned but the Home Secretary is still in post?". Mr Johnson replied: "the Home Secretary has apologised for any way in which her conduct fell short - and frankly I make no apology for sticking up, for standing by a Home Secretary who, as I've said just now, is getting on with delivering the people's priorities". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives an update on the UK’s plans for the Christmas period and after lockdown ends on December 2nd. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn