Tory MPs plot rebellion over renewal of emergency Covid laws

Politicians express frustration at aspects of restrictions due to be renewed this month

Conservative MPs irked by the government’s sweeping lockdown measures are plotting a rebellion when emergency Covid legislation is renewed this month, led by party grandee Sir Graham Brady.

Many Tories have publicly expressed their frustration at aspects of the restrictions. Some are also concerned the emergency law passed six months ago leaves too much power in the hands of ministers.

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