Coronavirus UK: LBC Daily Update with Nick Ferrari

Coronavirus UK: LBC Daily Update with Nick Ferrari


During this Global Pandemic, LBC’s Nick Ferrari provides you with a daily insight into everything you need to know around the Coronavirus outbreak. As this rapidly developing situation continues, Nick will be speaking to experts every day to bring you the latest news and to give you the best advice.


Is a Lockdown extension coming?

In today’s LBC Coronavirus Podcast, Nick Ferrari speaks to Former Health Secretary Lord (Andrew) Lansley about whether an extension to the lockdown is on the cards. Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Ed Davey gives his verdict on the Government's response to the Coronavirus crisis. And Nick speaks to a children's hospice which will benefit from Chancellor Rishi Sunak's aid package for charities.
09/04/2019m 3s

Cabinet Decision Making

Nick Ferrari gets an update on the PM’s condition from Health Minister Ed Argar Nick explores whether the Cabinet should act as equals and take over the decision making if the PM remains in hospital And scientists question the impact of school closures
08/04/2024m 44s

PM in Intensive Care

In today’s LBC Coronavirus Podcast, Nick Ferrari examines the Prime Minister’s health following his admittance to Intensive Care Nick speaks to Cabinet Minister Michael Gove about the role of Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in his position as the First Secretary of State And a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine explains what support the Prime Minister will be receiving.
07/04/2021m 46s

Coronavirus Myths Debunked

In today’s LBC Coronavirus Podcast, Nick Ferrari looks at the Queen’s address and whether it will have the desired effect of lifting the nation. Housing and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick updates us on the Prime Ministers health Plus Nick debunks some of the myths around Coronavirus
06/04/2034m 48s

Matt Hancock is back and speaking to LBC

Today, Nick Ferrari is joined by current Health Secretary Matt Hancock who has just recovered from Covid-19, and former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt answers listeners questions.
03/04/2038m 2s

Why are so few NHS staff being tested?

Testing is still not being performed on frontline NHS staff in any significant numbers. Nick is joined by Professor Paul Cosford, Emeritus Medical Director at Public Health England and also investigates why the banks are not helping small businesses with loans
02/04/2022m 24s

Testing, Testing, Testing

Nick examines Michael Gove’s comments from the Downing Street Press Conference yesterday where he said the UK must go ‘further’ and ‘faster’ when it comes to testing capacity and whether or not Government have been too slow to act. Nick is also joined by the Independent’s Travel Editor, Simon Calder to find out which Brits might not benefit from the repatriation flights announced by the Foreign Secretary earlier this week.
01/04/2030m 8s

Cutting Back On Bin Collections

Nick speaks with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps about how the police are interpreting the new lockdown guidelines plus Mr Shapps reports on the reduction in train and bus use. Nick also speak to one council member about how some council are cutting back on bin collections
31/03/2028m 14s

Retired Police Officers rejoin the force

Nick question’s the Government’s Health Minister as to why some NHS frontline staff are still struggling to get the correct Personal Protection Equipment Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick tells us about the number of retired officers who have signed up to rejoin the police force And why undertakers are now policing the number of attendees at funerals
30/03/2026m 20s

Police use of Drones during Lockdown

In today’s LBC Coronavirus Podcast, Nick Ferrari asks whether it is acceptable for the police to use drones to take pictures of people out walking during the lockdown? He also looks at whether the Chancellor's measures to help the self-employed go far enough? Plus Nick examines how bad the Coronavirus situation in New York City is. Download now via the Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts
27/03/2027m 8s

Protection for NHS Staff

Nick also speaks to one of the 450,000 people who have signed for the Government's NHS Volunteers scheme to help the vulnerable in society. Plus a look at why some banks are charging over 12% interest rates on loans for businesses during this pandemic.
26/03/2026m 40s

Aiming For 100,000 Tests Per Day

Nick also speaks to National Medical Director of NHS England, Professor Stephen Powis and George Magnus who is an Economist and Author – who predicted that the US sub-prime mortgage crisis would trigger a global recession.
25/03/2024m 15s

What exactly is a key worker? Plus advice on home learning

Nick also questions Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove about the latests lockdown measures including what exactly is a key worker? Plus how are parents coping with home learning?
24/03/2023m 11s

Is the lockdown coming?

Nick speaks to health Secretary Matt Hancock, former Sainsburys boss Justin King, and gets some advice from employment lawyer Daniel Barnett.
23/03/2021m 33s

Health Secretary Matt Hancock

Nick talks to Health Secretary Matt Hancock, finds out what powers the Police could have to force people in to quarantine, and gets a virologist & GP to answer your questions.
20/03/2031m 39s

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson speaks to Nick

The day after it's announced that schools will close on Friday, Nick speaks to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson
19/03/2023m 40s

What help for businesses?

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18/03/2019m 25s
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