Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson and the Government to implement a circuit breaker lockdown. During his speech to the country at 5pm on Tuesday, Sir Keir insisted SAGE’s advice of a temperorary two-three week lockdown could help slow the spread of coronavirus. However, the Labour leader also called on all Britons who could to return to their homes to work and the closure of offices.
Sir Keir said: “The Government’s plan simply isn’t working and another course is needed.
“That is why I am calling for a two-three week circuit break in England, in line with SAGE’s recommendation.
“This would be a temperorary set of clear and effective restrictions designed to get the R-rate down and reverse the trend of infections and hospital admissions.”
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