Johnson says “we will ease restrictions in all areas at the same time”.
Outdoor activity will be “prioritised” he says.
He stresses that each stage of his four-part plan will be driven by “data” rather than “dates”.
The introduction of each step, he says, will depend on four “tests”.
- the success of the vaccine rollout
- the number of hospital admissions and deaths falling
- the amount of pressure on the NHS
- the impact of any variants.