7 Jan 2022

Mark Drakeford accuses Boris Johnson of failing to protect people in England from Covid

Home Affairs Correspondent

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford has defended keeping in place extra Covid restrictions in Wales – warning that the latest Omicron wave might not peak for at least another two weeks.

Mr Drakeford accused Boris Johnson of turning England into a “global outlier” by not introducing tougher measures there – claiming the Westminster government was “politically paralysed”.