Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson has ‘lost control’ of Covid-19 pandemic

Labour leader blasts government for its lack of leadership and U-turns, as he outlines his own five-point plan to fight the virus

Boris Johnson has “lost control” of the fight against Covid-19 and has no clear strategy for defeating the virus, the Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says today in his most savage attack yet on the government’s handling of the pandemic.

Accusing the prime minister of “serial incompetence”, Starmer says the British people have been let down and left angry and confused by policies that change almost every week, and as the death toll and rate of infections rise at alarming rates.

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