Starmer calls for new national Covid lockdown within 24 hours

Published on January 3, 2021 - Duration: 00:58s

Starmer calls for new national Covid lockdown within 24 hours

A new national lockdown should be declared within the next 24 hours, becausecoronavirus is out of control, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer hassaid.Accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson of presiding over โ€œchaosโ€, theleader of the opposition insisted it was โ€œinevitableโ€ that more schools wouldneed to shut.Sir Keir told reporters the Prime Minister should not hint at newrestrictions within weeks but, instead, act within hours.


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