Downing Street has sought to distance itself from a timetable for lifting lockdown restrictions leaked to the press, urging the public to wait for
Downing Street has sought to distance itself from a timetable for lifting lockdown restrictions leaked to the press, urging the public to wait for Mr Johnson to outline his plan on Monday.
Under plans said to be being considered by ministers non-essential shops would reopen in April, followed by pubs and restaurants in May, and holidays abroad back on the cards by July.
A review of the data around the coronavirus vaccination programme and its impact on stopping the spread of the virus is being carried out by scientists this week.
They are determining the impact the jabs have on reducing serious illness and transmission of the Covid to help feed into the Prime Minister’s framework for reopening society in the coming months.
On Monday Mr Johnson is understood to have sat down with the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove to go through the early draft for the roadmap.
More to follow…