Comments come as No 10 refuses to deny PM said he would rather ‘let the virus rip’ than impose strict curbs
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Rishi Sunak has spoken out to defend the government’s delay in implementing a second national lockdown in England, with allies suggesting he was not prepared to see “history rewritten” over the decision.
His comments came as No 10 refused to deny Boris Johnson had said of coronavirus that he would rather “let it rip” than impose strict curbs.