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UK PM Johnson to meet Labour leader, parties to build coronavirus consensus

The spokesperson of Boris Johnson said that the Prime Minister will be continuing cross-party engagement that has been taking place throughout the last several weeks.

By: Reuters | London | Published: April 27, 2020 9:25:05 pm
boris johnson hospitalised, boris johnson coronavirus, boris johnson in hospital, UK PM coronavirus, UK PM in hospital British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be meeting the leader of the opposition party this week. (Reuters)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, this week and other party leaders next week, his spokesman said on Monday, part of efforts to build consensus over plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown.

“The PM will be continuing cross-party engagement that has been taking place throughout the last several weeks,” the spokesman told reporters.

“He plans to speak with the leader of the opposition this week and the leaders of all the Westminster parties next week hopefully alongside the chief medical officer and the chief scientific adviser.”

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