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Page last updated 22 July 2021.

England has moved to Step 4 of the Roadmap.

  • Press release – Prime Minister to urge caution ahead of move to step 4

PM Boris Johnson will hold a press conference to confirm whether England can move to step 4 of the Roadmap.

Step 4 of the Roadmap to go ahead on Monday 19 July.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 12 July 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 14 June 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Step 4 will be delayed by up to four weeks and the vaccination programme accelerated to respond to the rapid spread of the Delta variant.

COVID restrictions are set to end in England from step 4 of the Roadmap after the Prime Minister set out how life will soon return close to normal.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 5 July 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Previous posts:

  • Speech – Chief Scientific Advisor and Chief Medical Officer briefing on coronavirus (COVID-19): 21 September 2020

Sir Patrick Vallance and Professor Chris Whitty gave a data briefing on coronavirus.

  • Speech – PM Commons statement on coronavirus: 22 September 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on coronavirus to the House of Commons.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 30 September 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on coronavirus to the House of Commons.

  • Press release – Prime Minister announces new local Covid alert levels

Details on new local COVID Alert Levels set out by the Prime Minister.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 16 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 20 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 22 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 31 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Press release – Prime Minister announces new national restrictions

From Thursday 5 November, everyone must stay at home, with a limited set of exemptions.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on coronavirus to the House of Commons.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 5 November 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 9 November 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Press release – PM hails ‘herculean effort’ of life science companies to defeat coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a discussion with heads of leading life science and pharmaceutical companies on coronavirus and the prevention of future pandemics.

PM Boris Johnson made a statement on the COVID-19 Winter Plan.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Details have been set out by the Government to help local areas detect asymptomatic cases and offer a route out of the toughest restrictions.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on coronavirus regulations: 1 December 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement to the House of Commons.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 2 December 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 16 December 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 19 December 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Press release – Prime Minister announces Tier 4: ‘Stay At Home’ Alert Level in response to new COVID variant

The Prime Minister has announced tougher restrictions for parts of England with a new Tier 4: ‘Stay at Home’ alert level.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 30 December 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s address to the nation: 4 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation on coronavirus on 4 January 2021.

The Prime Minister has announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 5 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on COVID-19 regulations: 6 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement to the House of Commons.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 7 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 15 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 22 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 26 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement to the House of Commons.

  • Speech – Prime Minister’s statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 27 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Press release – Prime Minister to publish roadmap for cautiously easing COVID restrictions

The Prime Minister will set out the government’s roadmap for cautiously easing lockdown restrictions in England.

  • Press release – Prime Minister sets out roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions

PM Boris Johnson has announced the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 8 March 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Authored article – PM Boris Johnson: The Oxford vaccine shows why we and the world need Britain to be global

Prime Minister Boris Johnson writes in the Times about the Integrated Review.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 18 March 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 23 March 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference

  • Press release – Joint Statement from HMG and the European Commission on cooperation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

A joint statement from the UK Government and the European Commission on cooperation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 29 March 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Press release – Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for 12 April

Outdoor pubs, shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen.

  • Press release – Government hits vaccination target as PM praises “precious protection” offered by jabs

All adults over 50, the clinically vulnerable and health and social care workers have now been offered a life-saving Covid-19 jab.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 20 April 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

  • Government response – Information relating to the Ventilator Challenge and the Statutory Residence Test

Information relating to the Ventilator Challenge and the Statutory Residence Test.

  • Press release – Further easing of COVID restrictions confirmed for 17 May

Planned Step 3 easements will go ahead on 17 May.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 10 May 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement on COVID in the House of Commons.

  • Speech – PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 14 May 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces plan for a new ‘Global Pandemic Radar’ to identify and track new COVID variants and emerging diseases.