The plans are believed to have been discussed between Downing Street and House of Commons authorities. According to the Mail on Sunday, one MP expressed fears Mr Johnson will have “martial law” style control of the United Kingdom. A Cabinet Minister hit back warning the travel MPs undertake from constituencies to Westminster made them potential super spreaders.
The Government vowed to do “everything possible” to tackle the virus.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have tweeted advice on tackling the virus, which has claimed the life of one Briton previously quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise liner.
DHSC wrote: “Screenshot this tweet and share with family and friends via WhatsApp, Messenger, etc.
“Catch sneezes and coughs in a tissue.
Parliament could be suspended in the worst case scenario over coronavirus (Image: GETTY)
Matt Hancock is the Health Secretary (Image: GETTY)
“Bin tissues straight after use.
“Kill germs by frequently washing you hands with soap.”
Several proposals have emerged since last night including the suggestion that retied GPs could be commissioned for help with diagnosis and treatment, though concerns over the health of these retirees has been raised.
The Government may look to encourage more working from home and even use troops to cordon off affected areas.
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The Diamond Princess was previously quarantined off Yokohama (Image: GETTY)
Mr Johnson has spoke to Matt Hancock, the Health and Social Care Secretary as well as Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty ahead of a COBRA meeting tomorrow.