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BBC Question Time

Bio The BBCs flagship political debate programme. Use #bbcqt to get involved in the discussion.
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TweetDeck : Question Time was due to visit Rugby this week, but were not travelling and have no studio audience at this time.

Instead, wed love people in the Rugby area to send us your video questions.

Join the virtual audience here: bbc.in/3auPI3P #bbcqt

Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “Credit to the government and to the Prime Minister. I think he was crystal clear.”

Businessman Humphrey Cobbold commends the government for telling businesses to close due to the coronavirus outbreak. #bbcqt

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Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “Nobody is going slow on this, we’ve been trying to get as many tests as possible”

Robert Jenrick defends the level of coronavirus testing and says the potential antibody test could be a ‘game changer’. #bbcqt

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Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “One of the lessons of this epidemic is the connectedness we all feel to one and other”

@RichardHorton1 says one of the “benefits” that could come after coronavirus is that we develop an interdependence as a society #bbcqt

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Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “It’s hard to understand why we got caught as short as we did in this crisis”

Businessman Humphrey Cobbold says the government needs to learn ‘lessons’ from their lack of preparedness for the coronavirus outbreak. #bbcqt

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Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “The protection of life trumps everything.”

Emily Thornberry says there is a “tension” between the MPs focused on keeping the economy going and those focused on public health during coronavirus #bbcqt

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SocialFlow : Pressure is growing on the government to protect construction workers against the risk of coronavirus. bbc.in/2R3q3b9 #bbcqt

SocialFlow : Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the nation to stay at home and encouraged the use of online delivery services for food. bbc.in/39ktIYm #bbcqt

SocialFlow : People who do not comply with social distancing rules in Scotland could be fined by the police, Scotland’s First Minister has said. bbc.in/3bEPV51 #bbcqt

SocialFlow : More than 20 people having a barbecue refused to disperse even when reminded about the need for social distancing, police have said. bbc.in/3akgQTm #bbcqt

Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “It is a national scandal, we shouldn’t be in this position”

@RichardHorton1 says the UK has “wasted February” when we should have been preparing the NHS for coronavirus #bbcqt

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SocialFlow : Heres our next question from the audience at home. We have no studio audience tonight, so tweet your comments and questions for our panel at #bbcqt

SocialFlow : London hospitals are facing a tsunami of coronavirus cases and are beginning to run out of intensive care beds, a senior hospital figure has said. bbc.in/3dwrgRM #bbcqt

SocialFlow : Some patients could die as a result of cancer surgery being delayed due to coronavirus, a surgeon has warned. bbc.in/2UjyDV6 #bbcqt

SocialFlow : Dentists are being redeployed to join the front-line fight against coronavirus after non-urgent dentistry was suspended. bbc.in/39i3pSB #bbcqt

Twitter Media Studio - LiveCut : “There are a number of problems that are immediately obvious.”
Emily Thornberry says the governments plan to help self-employed workers doesn’t cover the “nitty-gritty” of real life for these people #bbcqt

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SocialFlow : BBC medical dramas Casualty and Holby City will donate protective equipment from their sets to the NHS as the UK battles coronavirus. bbc.in/2UDbI61 #bbcqt