Is there a coronavirus press conference today? Time, who's speaking and what to expect

THE daily coronavirus press briefings were scrapped on June 23 after the Prime Minister announced an easing of the lockdown restrictions.

But tonight the briefing will return. Who is speaking and what will be discussed. Here is everything we know.

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Who is speaking at the briefing tonight?

Education secretary Gavin Williamson is expected to speak at the coronavirus briefing tonight.

What time is it on and where can I watch it?

The briefing is expected to start at 5 pm and can be watched on The Sun's YouTube page, Sky News and the BBC.

What is up for discussion?

After his announcement at the House of Commons earlier today, education secretary Gavin Williamson is expected to discuss the reopening of schools in September.

Williamson unveiled the criteria that the government has set in order for pupils and teachers to return to school safety in the upcoming academic year.

They included "year bubbles", limits on attendance to be scrapped and that schools and colleges will run a curriculum ahead of the exams next summer.

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