This evening, Boris has written to all Tory MPs making new commitments ahead of the implementation of the new ultra-restrictive tier system. The clear attempt to head off a mass-rebellion promises his MPs:
- To take into account “local views” when reviewing the restrictions every fortnight
- A full cost-benefit analysis of the tiers to be published before Tuesday’s vote
- A “sunset” of the 3rd February for the restrictions
Will it be enough to win over the rebellious members of the Covid Recovery Group? That remains to be seen...