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Sky News published this video item, entitled “EXCLUSIVE: Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne urged anti-vaxxers to ‘persist’ against COVID restrictions” – below is their description.
Sir Desmond Swayne has told Sky News he won’t apologise for telling a group to continue their campaign against COVID restrictions.
The senior Conservative MP urged anti-vaccination campaigners to keep going with their fight against government restrictions, and told them NHS capacity figures were being ‘manipulated’ to exaggerate the scale of coronavirus.
Sir Desmond Swayne, who was a senior aide to former Prime Minister David Cameron, told Sky News he would not apologise for telling a group – who say vaccines are dangerous – to ‘persist’ with their campaign against COVID restrictions.
There is no evidence of data being manipulated, and at the time of the MP’s comments, deaths were 14% above the five-year average, according to the Office for National Statistics.Sky News YouTube Channel
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