Matt Hancock stresses importance of tougher Tier 3 restrictions after lockdown

Published on November 24, 2020 - Duration: 01:04s

Matt Hancock stresses importance of tougher Tier 3 restrictions after lockdown

Matt Hancock has told MPs that the Tier 3 restrictions imposed before thesecond national lockdown in England were not strong enough.

The Prime Ministerhas since unveiled beefed-up tiered restrictions which are due to come intoplace next month.

Mr Hancock told a joint session of the Health and SocialCare Committee and Science and Technology Committee: โ€œThe trigger thatpersuaded me that we needed to go into national lockdown, having beenessentially the architect of the tiered system and a big supporter of it, wasthat we saw case rates going up suddenly and quite sharply in almost everypart of England."


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