Sunday People|April 26, 2020
Labour leader demands talks on lockdown exit
Nigel Nelson

SIR Keir Starmer has accused ministers of treating us like children by not revealing how they will end the lockdown.

In a scathing letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Labour leader writes: “The British public have made great sacrifices to make the lockdown work.

“They deserve to be part of an adult conversation about what comes next. Acting as if this discussion is not happening is not credible.”

The call came as lockdown-weary Brits flocked to reopened B&Q stores and enjoyed yesterday’s sunny weather in Regent’s Park, London.

The PM received the letter at his Chequers country retreat as he prepares to return to work tomorrow. He told aides after two weeks recovering from his Covid-19 battle: “I’m raring to go.”

A No10 insider added: “The PM has told the team he will be back at his desk on Monday morning.

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