Lockdown measures will be removed "brick by brick" from mid-February, Boris Johnson has told MPs, ahead of a vote on the restrictions this evening.
Speaking in the Commons this morning the Prime Minister promised that schools will be "the very first things to reopen" when possible, which "may come" after the February half term, although he insisted he remained "very cautious" about the timetable.
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