The Leader podcast: How ‘the fizz went out of Freedom Day’

(Jonathan Brady/PA) (PA Wire)
(Jonathan Brady/PA) (PA Wire)

The Evening Standard’s political editor, Nicholas Cecil, tells us how the response to ‘Freedom Day’ has been more muted than ministers expected.

Although nightclubs opened up at one minute past midnight, when most social distancing restrictions were lifted, a mass return to work hasn’t happened.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister’s being criticised for initially not self-isolating following Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirming he has coronavirus.

And some experts are warning of the "biggest wave yet" of Covid-19 being just around the corner.

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