31 May 2021

Will June lockdown easing in England be delayed – as third wave concerns grow

Boris Johnson has always insisted he’d focus on data not dates.

But the data are proving increasingly troubling for scientists advising the government.

However, many Conservative MPs and business groups are urging the Prime Minister to stand firm, warning social distancing rules need to be relaxed to save jobs and the summer.

Jane Dodge reports now from the Peak District.