10 Feb 2021

‘We cannot cancel life to preserve every life’ – Tory MP Sir Charles Walker on lockdown

The senior Conservative MP Sir Charles Walker has strongly criticised Matt Hancock’s plan to impose 10-year prison sentences on people who try to evade quarantine rules, calling it “utterly ridiculous”.

And he’s accused the government of “robbing people of hope”.

We spoke to him earlier and began by asking why he was so furious.