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Boris Johnson ‘to address the nation over winter lockdown plans’

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The prime minister will deliver a sombre message.

Boris Johnson will address the nation over plans for winter (Picture: Getty Images/Rex)

Boris Johnson is set to address the nation as he prepares the UK for a second wave of coronavirus.

The prime minister could make the TV address as early as Tuesday to brace families for winter lockdown plans, The Sun reports.

He is looking at making pubs and restaurants close early and banning households from meeting up.

Last night the Government confirmed a fine of up to £10,000 could be slapped on those who refuse to self-isolate.


Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and chief scientific officer Sir Patrick Vallance will reportedly make an address ahead of the PM.

The scientists will outline the consequences of taking no action to curb the spread of the virus.



A source said: ‘There’s not much on the cards to look forward to. The next six months are going to be pretty s***.’

Mr Johnson will spend today deciding what course of action to take before addressing the country.

Boris Johnson is looking at making it illegal for households to meet up (Picture: AFP)

He will have heard warnings from Sage scientists who requested the…

Brodie Owen

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