“It is so crucial that this road map should be cautious but also irreversible.” UK PM Boris Johnson sets out a four-step plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions in England. The “gradual and cautious” approach to lifting curbs will begin with pupils returning to schools on March 8.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says getting children back into schools on 8 March “is the right thing to do” and thanks parents and teachers for their work during the pandemic. Get live #coronavirus updates:
Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain announced a step-by-step plan out of lockdown, starting with opening schools on March 8. “At every stage,” Mr. Johnson said, “our decisions will be led by data, not dates.”
"Well you've heard the view of the scientists... they're absolutely convinced that this is the right thing to do" PM Boris Johnson visits school in south London and says it's "important" children in England return to classrooms on 8 March
Yesterday's Sunday Times revealed that Boris Johnson's government doctored a video in order to hide the fact that, on 2 March, the PM was urging Brits to go about "business as usual ". Well, here's the part they cut out. via @brexit_sham
'It's a dereliction of duty.' Channel 4 News' @cathynewman wants to march to Downing Street to challenge Boris Johnson to an interview and break the government boycott of many news shows. Watch GMB now 👉
JUST IN: Queen Elizabeth last saw Boris Johnson March 11 and is following all appropriate advice with regards to her welfare, Buckingham Palace says
In March this year, Tory MP Nicky Morgan said she would "actively campaign against" anybody who had voted against Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement - including Boris Johnson. Today, she is a member of his Cabinet.