Sir Keir Starmer has piled further pressure on Boris Johnson today by demanding an “urgent review” of the Christmas coronavirus rules.
The Prime Minister is facing calls to scale back Christmas “bubbles” as scientists and senior politicians call for a review. Meanwhile, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove is set to discuss the Christmas rules with the leaders of the devolved administrations later today.
Labour leader Sir Keir is urging Mr Johnson to convene an emergency Cobra meeting in the next 24-hours to reconsider the current guidance. In a letter to the PM, Sir Keir said: “It has become increasingly clear over recent days that the tier system you introduced two weeks ago has failed to control transmission of Covid-19.