MPs back extension of COVID restrictions until 19 July despite Conservative rebellion

Credit: Sky News- Published on June 16, 2021
Coronavirus restrictions in England have been extended until 19 July as MPs voted in favour of a four-week delay to lockdown easing.

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Published on June 16, 2021 -  00:30
MPs back extension of Covid-19 restrictions until July 19
MPs have approved the extension of coronavirus restrictions in England until July 19, after Boris Johnson faced pressure from members of his own party over the delay.The Prime Minister was spared a defeat as Labour backed plans for a four-week delay to the end of lockdown measures, aimed at buying more time for the vaccine programme.

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