Coronavirus Latest News

Call for Covid inquiry panel to be fully independent

Cross-party group warns Boris Johnson that conclusions will not be drawn in time to inform response to third wave

A cross-party group of MPs including a former Tory health minister today call on Boris Johnson to ensure that the chair and panel of the public inquiry into Covid-19 is not “hand-picked” by the government, in order to avoid accusations of “political bias”.

Around 25 members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus also warn in a letter to the prime minister that the current timetable under which the inquiry will not begin until spring next year will mean vital lessons go unlearned ahead of a potential third wave.

Continue reading…

Read the original article at The Guardian

Related Articles

Back to top button
Close