The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands)

Who said it

- Matthew Hancock · British House of Commons · Wokingham · John F. Campbell · Nicholas Hytner · Office of National Statistics

“He truly in­spired every­one he taught through his pas­sion for his sub­ject and his ded­i­ca­tion” - The Holt School in Wok­ing­ham pays trib­ute to James Fur­long, its head of his­tory and gov­ern­ment and pol­i­tics, who died in the Read­ing ter­ror at­tack.

“I am sure we would all want to recog­nise the brav­ery of those po­lice of­fi­cers re­spond­ing but also a num­ber of mem­bers of the pub­lic who helped my of­fi­cers and the vic­tims at what was a very dis­tress­ing scene.” - Thames Val­ley Po­lice Chief Con­sta­ble John Camp­bell, above.

“All I can do is say I’m in­cred­i­bly sorry for this mo­men­tary breach. It’s be­cause I’m hu­man, we’re all hu­man and I’m not less de­ter­mined to fol­low the rules be­cause of a mo­men­tary breach” - Health Sec­re­tary Matt Han­cock apol­o­gises for breach­ing so­cial dis­tanc­ing rules by ap­proach­ing a col­league in the House of Com­mons and pat­ting his back.

“This is the time of year when the­atres have to start spend­ing on their Christ­mas shows. It has to start now and no­body can do that at the mo­ment be­cause there’s been no box of­fice for the last three months, so there’s no cash” - The­atre di­rec­tor Sir Ni­cholas Hyt­ner says pan­tomime sea­son “won’t hap­pen”.

“My own be­lief is that this virus is go­ing to be with us for a very long time and we are go­ing to have to be ab­so­lutely vig­i­lant to check we are on top of the out­breaks which will come” –- Sir Ian Di­a­mond, head of the Of­fice of Na­tional Statis­tics, pic­tured.

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