Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancels planned visit to Burnley today

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a planned visit to Burnley today.

The Prime Minister was due to visit Burnley Vaccination Centre before speaking to members of the local press alongside Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham, but a statement released by Number 10 this morning confirmed the visit has been cancelled.

A Downing Street statement said: "The Prime Minister will no longer be visiting Lancashire today due to a family member testing positive for coronavirus. He will follow the guidance for vaccinated close contacts, including daily testing and limiting contact with others."

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The Prime Minister won’t have to isolate but Number10 say he’s taking advice not to travel.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a planned visit to Burnley today

The Prime Minister is coming under increasing pressure to resign following revelations of a garden party being held at Downing Street in May, 2020, during the first national lockdown for which Mr Johnson apologised to the nation during a heated Prime Minister Questions in the Commons yesterday.