Coronavirus UK news latest – Piers Morgan BLASTS Christmas lockdown easing saying people will ‘kill half their family’

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PIERS Morgan has blasted Christmas lockdown easing saying it gives people a free pass “to kill half their family”.

Speaking with the First Minister of Wales, the GMB host said he didn’t want to be Scooge but warned that lifting coronavirus restrictions for five days over Christmas “doesn’t make public health sense”.

His comments come after it was announced that three households can meet indoors over the Christmas period and Boris Johnson faced a major Tory rebellion over his three-tiered system.

England is returning to a beefed up version of local lockdown restrictions once the national shutdown ends on December 2 until April, with “very few” parts of the country under the lowest tier 1 measures.

The tiered approach is seen by some Tory MPs as “lockdown by another name”, with one rebel source saying almost 100 Conservatives have raised concerns about the crippling economic damage the tiers will cause.

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