The prime minister says the only way to restore a normal way of life is to beat Covid-19 and that 'the best path to freedom is down the cautious but irreversible roadmap that we've set out'. He also denies telling Tory MPs this week that the success of the vaccine programme was down to 'greed'UK covid and politics news – live updates Continue reading
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Boris Johnson was accused of being 'irresponsible' after he dismissed calls for a post-lockdown Bank Holiday saying the most important thing is to get people 'back into the office'.
‘None of this would have been possible without the innovative genius and commercial might of the private sector’
Boris Johnson said the 'basic concept of a vaccine certification should not be totally alien to us', citing how surgeons were required to have a Hepatitis B shot.
Boris Johnson said the Brexit process had shown that the Corporation was 'pretty detached' from many of its viewers at a meeting of the 1922 committee of Conservative backbenchers.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a private meeting that "the reason we have the vaccine success is because of capitalism, because of greed."