SAD DAY: Covid Recovery Group Of Rebel Tory MPs Demands ‘Exit Strategy’ From ‘Damaging Lockdowns’

Boris Johnson’s announcement of harsher Tier 4 restrictions coupled with an abrupt u-turn on the ‘Christmas Relaxation’ of rules has provoked a storm of protest from his own backbench MPs. 

The Covid Recovery Group, chaired by Mark Harper, has demanded that the Prime Minister publish a clear exit strategy from the cycle of repeated lockdowns after the Prime Minister announced the news this afternoon. He also stressed that the new measures should be brought before the House of Commons, even if it means that Parliament is recalled from its Christmas recess:

Steve Baker MP, the Deputy Chair of the group which boasts the support of as many as 70 Tory MPs echoed the same position:

If Johnson decides to completely subvert Parliament and ignore his own MPs it could well be a very interesting New Year indeed for the Prime Minister.

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