Zooming with the PM ahead of votes on COVID this evening. Pleased to get his confirmation that the review of Tier allocations on December 16th is a genuine one - despite what some local Council leaders may say - and if our figures locally continue to fall as they have been over the last week we'll be able to push strongly to move down in to Tier 2.
It's a difficult decision, but I have to back the PM and his tiered system over the alternative, which would most likely be an extension to the harsher lockdown using Government's Emergency Powers. I'll take the lesser of two evils this evening and continue to push for restrictions to be lifted as quickly as is safely possible. There is no option in tonight's vote that lifts restrictions.
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