In full: Data lag means key models did not include all data on tiered system, admits Vallance

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    Models which projected that there could be 4,000 deaths a day at peak of a second wave were not intended to “scare people”, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser has insisted. Speaking at the Science and Technology select committee, Sir Patrick Vallance defended now controversial models presented at the pivotal press conference on Saturday, when new lockdown measures were announced in England. “I don’t think it is fair to say it is discredited,” he said, in response to accusations that the data included was old. Follow the latest on this and other UK politics here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/11/03/lockdown-news-boris-johnson-testing-us-election-brexit-latest/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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