Boris Johnson under attack over England lockdown plans

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Boris Johnson under attack over England lockdown plans” – below is their description.

    Boris Johnson found himself under attack from both sides of the Commons today as he called for MPs to back his new lockdown plan for England. Conservative backbenchers pleaded with him to lighten the restrictions on businesses and outdoor sports. He tried to reassure them that the shutdown would only last 28 days. Labour MPs demanded to know why he hadn’t acted sooner.

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    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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