Mapping the route that will take us out of lockdown
When Boris Johnson sets out the country’s “road to recovery” on Monday afternoon, his mantra will be one of “caution” rather than a “big bang” return to freedom.
After thrashing out the final details of the roadmap at a meeting of the Covid-S committee on Sunday, Mr Johnson will present the blueprint for rubber stamping by the full Cabinet on Monday morning.
He will then address MPs shortly after 3pm, and four hours later the nation in a press conference from Downing Street.
A number of easements contained in the document have already been signed off, including the full reopening of schools, a limited resumption of care home visits indoors, socialising with one other person outdoors and the later mixing of two households in parks.
However, following a week of intense…