'Why are we encouraging 3 households to come together. It doesn't make public health sense' - @piersmorgan First Minister of Wales @fmwales says it's not a matter of encouraging people & there was a high risk of people making up their own rules if the restrictions weren't eased
"People might think this is an instruction...rather than permission" First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford tells #BBCBreakfast he hopes people will still consider the risk of getting together at Christmas.
First Minister of Wales @fmwales responds to @piersmorgan 's question about why people weren't allowed to gather for other religious festivals, but they can for Xmas He hopes other faiths will use the opportunity to 'organise gatherings of their own to celebrate their own faiths'
The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford tells #BBCBreakfast he is concerned about non-native species escaping from I'm A Celeb. North Wales rural crime officers are looking into complaints that it could threaten local wildlife.
BREAKING: First minister of Wales Mark Drakeford says 'we look to people to use these freedoms in a responsible way' as leaders of the devolved administrations and the government agree to lift travel restrictions between 23rd and 27th December.
Wales' 17-day firebreak lockdown "did succeed" in bringing coronavirus rates down across the nation, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said
Wales' First Minister says Scotland, Northern Ireland and UK government have confirmed a three week extension on lockdown restrictions
"Everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home." Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford announces a two-week "firebreak" lockdown to "turn back the clock, slow down the virus and give us more time" - as virus cases continue to rise in Wales.
"Dealing with the UK Government over the last few days has been an utterly shambolic experience". Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford said attempting to get a 'sensible answer' from the UK government over plans to lift travel restrictions has been an 'impossible experience.'
"What about the people who are dead, Mr Prime Minister?" Australian PM Scott Morrison was confronted by angry crowds as he visited the town of Cobargo in New South Wales, which has been devastated by bushfires. Latest on the fires here:
“A government which has lost all respect for the truth has lost its moral compass.” Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford accuses the government of “deliberate, intentional lies" over prorogation, food shortages and the impact on the NHS of a no-deal.