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UK PM promises bereaved families a Covid inquiry chair by Christmas

Group say in a statement they welcomed meeting but disappointed at ‘lack of urgency’

A chair will be appointed by Christmas to the public inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and sessions should take place around the country, Boris Johnson has told the Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice group.

The delegation of five people who lost loved ones to the virus also said the prime minister had described the wall of 150,000 hand-drawn red hearts, which the group had initiated in May opposite parliament in London as a guerrilla memorial to the deceased, as “a strong candidate” to become the pandemic’s official memorial.

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