Sir Keir Starmer wrote to the government demanding the release of a lockout exit strategy, saying that people should see “the light at the end of the tunnel”.
The opposition would support an extension of the restrictions, said the Labor leader in a letter to Dominic Raab, the Prime Minister’s deputy, but wanted to know what would happen next.
A government source dismissed the call and warned, “Talking about an exit strategy before it peaks can blur the critical message that people must stay at home to protect our NHS and save lives.” . “
The source said the government’s strategy was to save lives and that “all decisions will be guided by scientific advice and