Ministers are working to get front-line workers moved up the priority list, the home secretary says.
The UK inflation rate jumps to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November, led by higher transport costs.
Parts of England prepare for widespread floods as Boris Johnson announces emergency Cobra meeting.
Boris Johnson calls it an "outrageous" error which officers are working "round the clock" to rectify.
Police say the van "careered" off the road and the man was rescued from the overturned vehicle.