Johnson said that he was "bewildered and appalled" after receiving a letter from the from a House of Commons committee.
Politicians have claimed Conservative MPs were being "manhandled" and bullied into voting with the government to oppose a ban, counter to what their party manifesto said in 2019.
The Treasury chief, Rishi Sunak, a potential rival for the PM’s office, tweeted, ”I stand behind the PM hundred per cent as he takes our country forward. The PM was right to apologise and I do support his request for patience while Sue Gray, a public service veteran with a reputation as a straight-shooter, carries out her enquiry.”
“All five criteria of genocide are evident in Xinjiang,” she said. The detainees were subject to “brutal torture methods, including beatings with metal prods, electric shocks and whips”.
Six of Britain's Premier League clubs have joined forces with six other big clubs from Italy and Spain to plan the new league.
The UK government has so far refused to be drawn into the ongoing protests in India, with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) saying the matter of handling protests was an internal one.
There were some technical glitches but that was only to be expected. According to media reports, the proposal would cost nearly 370,000 pounds a month. UK had reported more than 18,738 deaths in hospitals from Covid- 19 until April 23.
Negotiations are due to begin in Brussels on March 2.
There are talks in London about a so-called Canada-style trade agreement with zero tariffs.