Labour frontbencher urges lockdown easing delay

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    Shadow international trade secretary Emily Thornberry says the scientific evidence is clear and “we can’t have a lifting of lockdown at the moment”.

    Ms Thornberry says India should have been put on the red list much sooner, but accuses Boris Johnson of prioritising an trade deal with India instead.

    The Labour frontbencher also spoke to Trevor Phillips about the UK’s foreign aid cut, the G7 summit and the Northern Ireland Protocol row.

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