There's no alternative to lockdown, Boris Johnson tells MPs

Published Nov 02 2020 at 5:45 PM GMT
  • PM says failing to act risks 'medical and moral disaster" of overwhelmed NHSCoronavirus " latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has sought to persuade mutinous Conservative backbenchers to support his plan for a new coronavirus lockdown across England, saying that failing to act now would risk the 'medical and moral disaster" of an overwhelmed NHS.
  • Addressing the Commons about his plans for a four-week shutdown starting on Thursday, the prime minister also rejected the idea he had been.



  • Published Nov 2, 2020 5:45 PM GMT