7 May 2020

Boris Johnson to act with ‘maximum caution’ in easing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

Boris Johnson has insisted he will act with “maximum caution” in any measures aimed at easing the lockdown – as ministers said a roadmap would be set out by the prime minister on Sunday, with clear conditions for reaching each milestone along the way.

Downing Street has moved to dampen down speculations sparked by some newspaper headlines that many things might start to change – insisting the Government would not risk a second peak.