Will Boris Johnson be the Sacrificial Lamb of his Ruling Party to Keep it in Power? | Cross-Party Committee of MPs List Catastrophic Failures by UK Government’s Handling of Covid-19 Pandemic Cost Lives.
Risk assessments for the UK government before the covid-19 pandemic estimated that an outbreak of a mass infectious disease would kill only up to 100 people in Britain.
The UK’s national risk register in place at the start of the pandemic said “the likelihood of an emergency infectious disease spreading within the UK is assessed to be lower than that of a pandemic flu”
The finding is one of a catalogue of monumental errors and delays – including on testing, care homes and the timing of the first lockdown – that cost thousands of lives during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a damning report from MPs.
The joint report from the Commons Science and Technology Committee and the Health and Social Care Committee, said the UK’s preparations were woefully focused on a flu pandemic.
The investigation by MPs, which will inform the Scottish and UK public inquiries into the pandemic, slams both scientists and ministers for waiting too long to push through lockdown measures in early 2020 the pandemic arrived in Britain.
Will PM Boris Johnson be his Conservative Ruling Party’s Covid-19 Sacrificial Lamb to Cling to Power? | It is worth noting that the Cross-Party Committee was also co-chaired by a conservative MP.
This begs the following question:
Is the ruling conservative party prepping to throw its leader and Prime Minister Boris Johnson under the bus, and offer him as the sacrificial lamb for all these Covid-19 catastrophic failures, to help the party cling to Power?