No 10 denies Covid-19 lockdown exit plans in limbo in PM's absence

Spokesman rejects Keir Starmer claims, and says proposals are being worked on Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Downing Street has rejected as “just wrong” the suggestion by Sir Keir Starmer that plans on how to scale back the coronavirus lockdown are in limbo amid the continued absence of Boris Johnson, insisting that proposals were being worked on. The new Labour leader raised the idea in an interview with the BBC, saying that with the prime minister still recovering from his serious bout of the virus at Chequers, his official country retreat, Dominic Raab, who is standing in, was wary of making decisions. Continue reading...