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Keir Starmer urges PM to impose ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown on England

Labour leader says Boris Johnson must act to prevent NHS being overwhelmed

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Keir Starmer has urged the prime minister to impose a two- to three-week national “circuit breaker” lockdown to prevent the NHS being overwhelmed, in a dramatic escalation of his criticism of the government’s approach.

Papers published by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) late on Monday revealed that the government’s scientific advisers called for a fortnight-long lockdown as long ago as 21 September, or risk a “very large epidemic with catastrophic consequences”.

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