The mayor for the Sheffield City Region calls it the "responsible route" to stem the spread of Covid-19.
A government adviser says factors like deprivation, rather than ethnicity, should be used to judge risk.
The journalist, best known for his 1995 interview with Princess Diana, has complications from the virus.
Physical restraint is part of the culture in some specialist hospitals, a care regulator finds.
MPs voted against a proposal to extend free school meals over the school holidays until Easter 2021.