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Boris Johnson lays out vision for post-coronavirus UK, says pandemic a catalyst for change

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday promised to use the Covid-19 pandemic as a catalyst to build a stronger Britain led by private enterprise, and took aim at “potshot, snipeshot” opponents who want to prolong government bailout programmes forever.In a sometimes combative speech to his Conservative Party, Johnson said simply defeating the virus was not enough, because history has shown that “events of this magnitude” often lead to social and economic change.“We see these moments as the time…

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