PM issues 'huge thank you' to police officers for work during pandemic

In a surprise address to the Police Federation of England and Wales annual conference, Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a “huge thank you” to “our incredible police men and women for the work that you’ve done to keep people safe during this awful pandemic”. In a recorded video message played as the virtual event opened on Wednesday, he said: “You’ve encouraged people to stick to the rules the same time as you’ve been fighting crime and you’ve each risen to an enormous challenge.”