PMQs live: Boris Johnson defends action to introduce Covid restrictions amid Omicron case surge

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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “PMQs live: Boris Johnson defends action to introduce Covid restrictions amid Omicron case surge” – below is their description.

Boris Johnson will face Keir Starmer in this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament.

It comes as Health Secretary Sajid Javid admitted that “it might take a bit longer than three weeks” to determine how bad the new omicron variant is, opening the door to Covid regulations being renewed ahead of Christmas.

MPs last night approved regulations to restore mandatory mask wearing, new self-isolation rules and tougher travel restrictions, all of which are due to be reviewed in three weeks. However several Tory MPs – including some former ministers – rebelled, amid fears that the isolation rule could cause another pingdemic.

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/12/01/brexit-boris-johnson-keir-starmer-pmqs-vaccine-isolation/

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