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UK’s Johnson Faces a Growing Revolt Over His Coronavirus Policy

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The prime minister is caught up between members of his Conservative Party who oppose his national lockdown and opponents who call it too late. Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary said: "The problem is if a narrative is established that he lacks a grip on the situation. Most Conservative members of Parliament realize that the sine qua non of re-election is competence."

This was covered in The New York Times and The Times