What time is PMQs today? How to watch live as Boris Johnson faces questions from MPs after two metre rule is cut to one

Boris Johnson is set to face off against MPs this afternoon in another round of Prime Minister’s Questions.

When is PMQs today?

Prime Minister’s Questions will take place at 12.00pm today, Wednesday, 24 June.

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What will Boris Johnson say at PMQs?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Announcing the easing of the two-metre rule in England, Boris Johnson said the Government was taking a “cautious approach” and that ministers “will not hesitate to apply the brakes” in the event of an upsurge in the disease.

However, at the final daily No 10 briefing, both the Government's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and the chief medical officer for England Professor Chris Whitty stressed it was not a "risk-free" move.

Prof Whitty said it was “absolutely critical” that people continued to observe social distancing, taking steps to mitigate the spread of the disease when it was not possible to stay two metres apart.

He warned the virus was likely to be present in the UK until at least the spring of 2021 and that if people returned to their normal patterns of behaviour “we will get an uptick for sure”.

Mr Johnson is likely face questions from the Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, and other MPs on whether he has moved to quickly to ease the two-metre rule.

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Where can I watch PMQs today?

Prime Minister’s Questions will be broadcast live on BBC Parliament, as well as live-streamed by a variety of accounts on platforms such as YouTube.

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