Boris Johnson news: Keir Starmer says PM's economic recovery plan 'not enough' as May attacks government over civil service shake-up

Vincent Wood, Conrad Duncan
Boris Johnson delivers a speech during his visit to Dudley College of Technology in Dudley: REUTERS

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said Boris Johnson's economic recovery plan for coronavirus is "not enough" to prevent a crisis after the prime minister warned on Tuesday that "many jobs are not coming back" after the pandemic.

The prime minister announced a £5bn infrastructure spending boost on Monday night for hospital maintenance, high street rescues and road upgrades but critics warned the plans failed to address the need for action on climate change or the extent of the economic crisis brought on by Covid-19.

It came as former prime minister Theresa May sharply criticised the government over the decision to appoint David Frost, the UK's chief Brexit negotiator, as a national security adviser, despite the diplomat having "no proven expertise in national security".

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